Book Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy

The Hunger Games trilogy Suzanne Collins ★★★★★ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble The nation of Panem, formed from a post-apocalyptic North America, is a country that consists of a wealthy Capitol region surrounded by 12 poorer districts. Early in its history, a rebellion led by a 13th district against the Capitol resulted in its destruction and the creation… Continue reading Book Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy


Book Review: Abarat

Abarat Clive Barker DNF (did not finish) Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble Candy lives in Chickentown USA: the most boring place in the world, her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future may hold. She is soon to find out: swept out of our world by a giant wave, she finds herself… Continue reading Book Review: Abarat


Book Review: The Last Apprentice (Book One): Revenge of the Witch

The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch Joseph Delaney ★★★☆☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble For years, Old Gregory has been the Spook for the county, ridding the local villages of evil. Now his time is coming to an end. But who will take over for him? Twenty-nine apprentices have tried—some floundered, some fled, some… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Apprentice (Book One): Revenge of the Witch


Book Review: Lost Boy

Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook Christina Henry ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favorite—lost boy to his greatest enemy. Peter brought me to… Continue reading Book Review: Lost Boy


Book Review: Happier Thinking

Happier Thinking by Lana Grace Riva ★★☆☆☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble Changing how you think is possible. I wasn't always so sure that was true until I experienced it myself, but I know now we don't have to just accept unhappiness. Not always anyway. This book is my collection of tips and suggestions that… Continue reading Book Review: Happier Thinking


Book Review: Shockaholic

Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher ★★★☆☆ Infused with Carrie Fisher’s trademark incisive wit and on the heels of Wishful Drinking’s instant New York Times bestselling success, Shockaholic takes readers on another rollicking ride into her crazy life. There is no shortage of people flocking to hear what Princess Leia has to say. Her previous hardcover, Wishful Drinking,… Continue reading Book Review: Shockaholic


Book Review: Alice (The Chronicles of Alice #1)

Alice (The Chronicles of Alice #1) Christina Henry ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble In a warren of crumbling buildings and desperate people called the Old City, there stands a hospital with cinderblock walls which echo the screams of the poor souls inside. In the hospital, there is a woman. Her hair, once blond, hangs… Continue reading Book Review: Alice (The Chronicles of Alice #1)


Book Review: Milkweed

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble He’s a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Runt. Happy. Fast. Filthy son of Abraham.  He’s a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw. He’s a boy who steals food for himself and the other orphans. He’s a boy who believes in bread,… Continue reading Book Review: Milkweed


Book Review: Legend

Legend by Marie Lu ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in… Continue reading Book Review: Legend

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ARC Book Review: Little Moments of Love

Little Moments of Love by Catana Chetwynd ★★★★☆ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble Soppy meets Sarah’s Scribbles in this sweet collection of comics about the simple, precious, silly, everyday moments that make up a relationship. What began as stray doodles on scraps of paper became an internet sensation when Catana Chetwynd’s boyfriend shared her drawings online. Now,… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Little Moments of Love