Bear with me a moment…. A few weeks ago I went back to my hometown to visit my parents. As I drove to my childhood home, I couldn’t help but see the memorial on the side of road, literally one mile from the house. It’s where a few months […]
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Before I begin, can I just say that I love that the main character’s name is “Jill”?! What a completely normal, everyday name!! I have total love for that.
I’m stoked to be participating in Ms. Robson’s tour for her newest book in her Weird Girls series, Of Flame and Light. It’s out NOW!!
Why, oh why did I look at my friend’s reviews of this one? What was I thinking?? I’ve just put pressure on myself to explain my love of this story. I’ve got to list my reasons and have them make sense. This is such a daunting task for me because it’s rare for me to make much sense. Just ask my husband.
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier is one of my most favorite books to get at BEA 2016. It’s a sentimental favorite for several reasons.
Ms. Carlino has done it to me again. I don’t even know where to start.
I’m going to start off this review by sharing my “Colleen Hoover” resume. So I’ve read about five of her books and I’ve enjoyed every one of them. I enjoy her conversational writing style. It reads fast and keeps me entertained. Her stories keep me entertained. And for It […]
Normally, I wouldn’t pick up a book that looks anything like this. The cover reminds of a woman’s contemporary novel and I’m just not drawn to that kind of drama. I need happy ever afters and I want them sweet and perfect.
According to Ms. Lemmon’s “Acknowledgements” page at the end of Forgotten Promises, she was asked for a story with an “anti-hero”. I have to say she nailed the anti-hero perfectly when she created the character of Tucker Noscalo. His story and how he changed Morgan Young was not at all what I expected and by the end, it was so much more.
I love music. I’d spent almost my entire college career with headphones stuck in my ears. In high school, the car I drove to school was ugly but the radio was loud and proud. If you love the allure of music, you will be seduced by this story. Even […]