The world needs more books like A Sense of the Infinite by Hilary T. Smith. More quiet books that don’t have a catchy hook, but instead have amazing character development. More books about female friendship, and how fraught with complications they can be during adolescence.
I read an early copy of A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas because I wanted to be sure I would feel comfortable putting it in my young adult collection, since in some places it has been marketed as “new adult” even though it is published by Bloomsbury Children’s. I’m also reading… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
I need to catch up on reviews, but don’t want to bother with individual posts. So this is a round up of lots of titles I’ve been reading recently. These are the young adult fiction titles, and I’ll do similar round ups for graphic novels and adult fiction I’ve been reading soonish.
I cannot believe how long it has taken me to get this review posted! I read this at the height of last year’s busy summer, and since then I’ve had my jumbled thoughts sitting in a draft. Beware the Wild by Natalie C. Parker Published: October 21st 2014 by HarperTeen Source: ARC from publisher ISBN: 9780062241528 Genre:… Continue reading Book Review: Beware the Wild by Natalie C. Parker
I love taking a chance on debut authors, especially when I get to read them early and don’t have the chance to be influenced by the opinions of others. I read this debut—one of my most anticipated of 2015) over Thanksgiving break while I was visiting my brother in LA. I was all prepared to… Continue reading Book Review: A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas