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Book Review: The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart

The Honest Truth

Mark has a best friend named Jessie, a dog named Beau, and a notebook full of haiku poems he’s written. He also has a big dream: to climb Mount Rainier. 428 more words


Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is top ten all time favourites from the last three years. 283 more words


Book Review: When Reason Breaks by Cindy L Rodriguez

When Reason Breaks

Elizabeth Davis has an attitude problem. She has a lot of anger inside her that she must learn to control before it breaks her. 487 more words


QBC Updates!

It’s been awhile since I posted about the Quarterly Book Club however that does not mean it hasn’t been running.  A little quiet, but then, it is a Book Club in which… 322 more words

The Quarterly Book Club

Book Review: Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke by Anne Blankman

Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke

Release date: April 21st 2015

The follow-up to Prisoner of Night and Fog, Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke finds Gretchen and Daniel living their lives, safe from the happenings of their hometown. 449 more words


Review: Still Falling by Sheena Wilkinson

A big thank you to Little Island for sending me a copy of Still Falling to review. I’m a big fan of Sheena Wilkinson’s gritty YA novels… 279 more words


Comparing Before and After: No Place to Fall by Jaye Robin Brown

This was my WoW pick(hosted by Breaking the Spine) a year ago, February 26th 2014. At the time, I’d thought:

“I love when characters have dreams that they want to follow and when they’re forced to make hard choices about those dreams and family/friends. 59 more words