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Review: Love and First Sight by Josh Sundquist

Posted January 3, 2017 in Review / 10 Comments
Review: Love and First Sight by Josh Sundquist

    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 […]

Review: Fear the Drowning Deep by Sarah Glenn Marsh

Posted October 13, 2016 in Review / 17 Comments
Review: Fear the Drowning Deep by Sarah Glenn Marsh

I had been waiting for this book since December of 2015. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. The cover caught my eye but it was the synopsis that nabbed me and reeled me in. And as readers, we’re surprised when a book turns out a little bit different than what we expected, whether for the good or the bad. Okay, maybe you aren’t but I am, every time it happens to me.

Review: Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

Posted September 19, 2016 in Review / 4 Comments
Review: Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

  If I was asked after BEA 2016 to pick the one book I received that I was most intrigued about and excited to read, I would have answered Sarah Porter’s Vassa in the Night.  Not only was this book handed out to readers wrapped up like a present, it […]

Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Posted August 22, 2016 in Review / 9 Comments
Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

By now you’ve most likely heard about the book Illuminae.  It’s innovative, fast-paced, and extremely mind-numbingly contemplative.  I’m sure many of my brain cells suffered in the reading of this book.  And I didn’t have many to spare. Illuminae rightfully won many awards in it’s first year of publication and it […]

Review: The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy

Posted August 4, 2016 in Review / 4 Comments
Review: The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy

    This is one of my favorite lines from Monty Python and it fits so many things in life.  It just sings in my head whenever I come across something I’ve never seen or experienced before in my life.  And The Telling certainly qualifies for this quote.  I was […]