Book Review: Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie (A Tale of Love and Fallout) by Lauren Redniss

Art and science have never blended together so well. Not only is this a fascinating glimpse at Marie and Pierre Curie’s life, the juxtaposition of text and illustration make this book a truly unique reading experience.  Advertisements

Queer Love in the Bronx: Chulito by Charles González-Rice

Chulito by Charles González-Rice  Published: May 1st 2010 by Alyson Books Source: local library Synopsis: Set against a vibrant South Bronx neighborhood and the queer youth culture of Manhattan’s piers, Chulito is a coming-out, coming-of-age love story of a sexy, tough, hip hop–loving, young Latino man and the colorful characters in his vibrant neighborhood. Chulito, which means “cutie,”… Continue reading Queer Love in the Bronx: Chulito by Charles González-Rice

Regency Romance: A Rogue by Any Other Name and Every Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah Maclean

A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean Published: February 28th 2012 by Avon Books Source: local library Synopsis: A decade ago, the Marquess of Bourne was cast from society with nothing but his title. Now a partner in London’s most exclusive gaming hell, the cold, ruthless Bourne will do whatever it takes to regain… Continue reading Regency Romance: A Rogue by Any Other Name and Every Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah Maclean

Falling in Love: Just One Day by Gayle Forman

I hate going into a book with certain expectations. It’s more pleasant to be surprised than disappointed.  I was dying to read Just One Day by Gayle Forman not only because I loved If I Stay and Where She Went so much (find my review here), but also because I was interested in the premise.… Continue reading Falling in Love: Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Time-Travel Romance: Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone

Who doesn’t love a time-travel romance? I loved The Time Traveler’s Wife (but not the movie—book is so much better) and I even admit I fell in love with Claire and Jamie, the exasperating couple in The Outlander Series. I couldn’t think of an equivalent in young adult fiction, and the blurb for Time Between… Continue reading Time-Travel Romance: Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone