You’re Welcome, Universe — Whitney Gardner

TITLE: You’re Welcome, Universe AUTHOR: Whitney Gardner RELEASED: March 7th, 2017; Knopf GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Assigned reading for MLIS 7421: Multicultural Youth Literature. (Yeah, the class I took almost a year ago. That’s how overdue this review is…) Ironically enough, I had removed this book from my TBR in a blog post just a couple of […]

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Second Chance Summer — Morgan Matson

TITLE: Second Chance Summer AUTHOR: Morgan Matson RELEASED: May 8th, 2012 GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA When Taylor’s father suddenly falls devastatingly ill, his only request for the summer is to take the entire family back to the summer lake house they used to visit every year, when the kids were younger and things were easier. The only […]

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T10T: My Most Popular Beloved Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic was supposed to be about books we loved that have less than 2,000 GR ratings, but I do underrated faves lists from time to time and wanted to do something I hadn’t done before. I once did a post […]

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Blasphemy! — T. J. Klune

TITLE: Blasphemy! AUTHOR: T. J. Klune RELEASED: December 11th, 2018 GENRE: Humor AGE RANGE: Adult Available to read for FREE on the author’s site, here! He thought about whistling as he walked to work, but then reminded himself that he was the Beast Who Brings Misery to All, so instead, he scowled at everyone he saw.

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TBR Lows & Highs #27

The WINNER of last week’s “lows” vote was… *drumroll* A GREAT AND TERRIBLE BEAUTY by Libba Bray! (Though, so many of you “anti-voted” for it that I’m a little worried now…) As promised, I’ll now add this book to my “top-TBR” shelf on Goodreads to remind me to read it within the next 18 months. […]

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The Test — Sylvain Neuvel

TITLE: The Test AUTHOR: Sylvain Neuvel RELEASED: February 12th, 2019; Tor.com GENRE: Sci-fi/Dystopia AGE RANGE: Adult I am on my knees. I have been here before. I have been thrown to the ground and I have felt the tip of their guns on the back of my neck. I have been through this and I have survived. We […]

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The Nightmare Girl — Jonathan Janz

TITLE: The Nightmare Girl AUTHOR: Jonathan Janz RELEASED: February 14th, 2019; Flame Tree Press GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult When Joe intervenes as a young mother abuses her toddler in a gas station parking lot, he thinks he’s doing the right thing — he has no idea that he’s setting into motion a plot of revenge from a […]

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