Ahhh, audiobooks. I feel like these pieces of audio entertainment are always up for debate in the reading community. Some people love them–I’ve known people that will only “read” books by listening to them via audiobook, while others are instantly confused by the idea of listening to a book on tape in their free time, … More Audiobooks: How Do You Pick The Right One?
Title: Girl in Snow Author: Danya Kukafka Publisher: Simon & Schuster Synopsis: Who Are You When No One Is Watching? When a beloved high schooler named Lucinda Hayes is found murdered, no one in her sleepy Colorado suburb is untouched—not the boy who loved her too much; not the girl who wanted her perfect life; not … More Review: Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka
Title: The Dazzling Heights (The Thousandth Floor, #2) Author: Katharine McGee Publisher: HarperCollins Synopsis: New York City, 2118. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible – if you want it enough. Manhattan is home to a thousand-story supertower, a beacon of futuristic glamour and high-tech luxury… and to millions of people living scandalous, secretive lives. … More Review: The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee
“Whatever you’ve heard about Caraval, it doesn’t compare to the reality. It’s more than just a game or performance. It’s the closest you’ll ever find yourself magic in this world.” – Stephanie Garber, Caraval Title: Caraval (Caraval, #1) Author: Stephanie Garber Publisher: Flatiron Books Publication Date: January 31, 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Rating: 4/5 stars *** After … More Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Title: Shadows of Life: A collection of Poetry Poet: Nazreen “The Shadows of Life are emotions; the thoughts, desires, and aspirations trailing in our wake.” – Nazreen *** I received a free e-copy of the poetry collection via the author in exchange for an honest review. I’m not usually a poetry reader, at least, not beyond … More Review: Shadows of Life: A collection of poetry by Nazreen
I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to chat with author Tiffany McDaniel about her debut novel, The Summer that Melted Everything, in the wake of the novel’s paperback release. TSTME was originally released by St. Martin’s Press in July 2016, and was just released in a US paperback edition on July 3rd, 2017. It … More An Interview with Tiffany McDaniel, Author of The Summer that Melted Everything
Title: It Started With Goodbye Author: Christina June Publisher: Blink, an Imprint of HarperCollins Release Date: May 9, 2017 Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Tatum Elsea is bracing for the worst summer of her life. After being falsely accused of a crime, she’s stuck under stepmother-imposed house arrest and her BFF’s gone ghost. Tatum fills her newfound free time with … More Review: It Started With Goodbye by Christina June
“Ye are Blood of my Blood, and Bone of my Bone, I give ye my Body, that we Two might be One. I give ye my Spirit, ’til our Life shall be Done.” – Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Title: Outlander Author: Diana Gabaldon Publisher: Dell Publishing Company *** My oh my, this book. Where to start. … More Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
Good 12:35 a.m. to you. Hopefully your night is more restful than mine thus far…but alas, there is a reason that my blog is named what it is, and that is due to the fact that strokes of blogging genius generally hit me around this hour. Don’t ask me why–I do adore sleep. It just … More Re-Reading Books–Yay or Nay?