This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is actually something I’ve thought a lot about: books I wish I’d read as a child. There’s something so completely different about reading a book as a child — really falling into the story and characters and making… Continue Reading “Top ten books I wish I’d read as a child”
I received a copy of Riven from author Belinda Crawford. Last year I reviewed Hero, the first in the series, and loved it. I didn’t enjoy Riven quite as much, but I still want to see where the series goes. The Hero Rebellion is… Continue Reading “Riven by Belinda Crawford”
This post features a couple of the series books I’ve read in the last few months. I read some of these a while ago, so I’m afraid these reviews will be pretty brief. Two more to come next Sunday. The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim… Continue Reading “Series on Sunday: The Aeronaut’s Windlass and Zeroes”
It’s never a good idea to categorize people, but for this review I’m going to anyway. There are the people who loved high school, there’s the people who could deal with it without being completely traumatized, and then there’s the rest of us. If… Continue Reading “Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick”
It’s entirely possible I’m reading too many books aimed at younger audiences (see this recent post), because I didn’t care for this one. By the end, I appreciated what Levithan was trying to do, and I also appreciated the creative, complex concept of the… Continue Reading “Every Day by David Levithan”
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