When I first saw this book a year ago, I jumped all over the “request” button; I couldn’t hit it fast enough. And then a weird thing happened… I was afraid to read it. You see (full disclaimer here →), my son is high functioning autistic (PDD-NOS but now it’s just […]
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Kasie West is one of my “happy place” authors. I can count on her to write a great young adult story that won’t weigh me down with angst, nasty unnecessary drama, or leave me dangling off a cliff when all is said and done.
A middle grade book? Really, Kristin? YES!!! Why? Do you NOT see that awesome cover? It’s got Merlin and his adorable dog on it!
I enjoy reading young adult when it’s written from a teen boy’s point of view, especially if it’s authored by an actual MALE. Female authors do okay with the teen boy POV most of the time. But when it comes right down to it, the best comes right […]
What Light by Jay Asher came out on October 18th but I really wanted to wait a bit to put my review out because this is such a great story to help you get in the mood for Christmas! It’s about Christmas trees! Lots and lots of Christmas trees!!
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.
You ever look for something so hard, say for instance your eye glasses, and you look… and you look… and you look, only to suddenly find them shoved up on your head? A lot of times, that’s what love is like.
I can appreciate a deep, meaningful read but sometimes, I love a good no-brainer romance that’ll put a smile on my face as I’m reading the last sentence. Anytime you read a synopsis that contains the words “teen star” and “small town girl”, you can pretty much guarantee a […]
How did you learn about “love”? I’m talking romantic love. Not the family, you got to love ’em kind of “love”. Most people learn from watching the people around them. You learn what kind of love you want…
Ahhh… the sun shines brighter on the days I read a book by Kasie West. She is one of my favorite summer-time authors. I think my head might explode if she decides to publish a book in the winter. Anyways… as soon as I got my hands on the ARC […]