TITLE: A Head Full of Ghosts AUTHOR: Paul Tremblay RELEASED: June 2nd, 2015; William Morrow Paperbacks GENRE: Thriller/Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents’ despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie’s descent into … Continue reading A Head Full of Ghosts — Paul Tremblay (Audio Review)
TITLE: Tithe AUTHOR: Holly Black SERIES: Modern Faerie Tales, #1 RELEASED: October, 2002; Simon & Schuster GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she travels from city to city with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces Kaye back to her childhood home. There, amid the industrial, blue-collar New … Continue reading Tithe — Holly Black
As many of you already know, I'm taking a course this summer in my MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science) program called MLIS 7421: Multicultural Youth Literature (and it actually starts today!). It's a class that revolves entirely around diverse lit for kids and teens, and has quite a lengthy assigned reading list! Many of you have asked … Continue reading Assigned Reading: My Summer Class TBR!
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s prompt was actually to list 10 books you DNFed too soon, but seeing as I just did a post about DNFed titles for T10T last week, I wanted to do something different: my most controversial ratings! I'll pick 5 books … Continue reading T10T: My Most Controversial Ratings
TITLE: Wanna Bet? AUTHOR: Talia Hibbert RELEASED: April 21st, 2018 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Jasmine Allen has many vices. Rahul Khan has just one: her. For the last seven years, Rahul’s been Jasmine’s closest friend. Sure, he’s strong, sexy, and deliciously stern—but she doesn’t care about that. She certainly isn’t tempted by his wicked smile or his genuine … Continue reading Wanna Bet? — Talia Hibbert
TITLE: Birthday Girl AUTHOR: Penelope Douglas RELEASED: April 16th, 2018 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: JORDAN He took me in when I had nowhere else to go. He doesn’t use me, hurt me, or forget about me. He doesn’t treat me like I’m nothing, take me for granted, or make me feel unsafe. He remembers me, laughs … Continue reading Birthday Girl — Penelope Douglas
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s prompt was actually to list 10 bookish worlds you would (or would not) want to live in, but that was a theme not too long ago and my answers haven't changed much from the last one. Instead of tweaking the … Continue reading T10T: Books I’ve DNFed in 2018