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A MONTHLY RECAP: october + november '16/december '16

october + november ’16

So, after nearly a month of disappearing, I think you deserve this: LIFE UPDATE.

As you may or may not have noticed, I was distracted from blogging until lately. 441 more words


Review: Under Rose-Tainted Skies (Louise Gornall) 

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Rating: ★★★.5


Agoraphobia confines Norah to the house she shares with her mother.

For her, the outside is sky glimpsed through glass, or a gauntlet to run between home and car. 844 more words

Book Reviews

Here We Go, Again.

The saying “third time’s the charm,” obviously exists for this very moment.  My third, and hopefully final, attempt at a blog.

I gave up The In-betwenty for awhile for a few reasons.   263 more words


The Memory Book by Lara Avery

5/5 stars

Consider The Memory Book by Lara Avery to be cast in a similar mold to the classic short story Flowers for Algernon, except that in The Memory Book, Sammie McCoy begins the story as a smart and driven teenager who chronicles her steady mental decline.  293 more words


Where Have I Been??

Hi everyone! I just want to take some time to apologize for disappearing and let everyone know that I have not abandoned the blog and I do plan on returning full-force! 357 more words

Young Adult

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

It is a difficult to determine if Alice Hoffman’s newest novel, Faithful, is a teen novel with an adult theme or an adult novel that feels like a teen read. 241 more words