Sundays in Bed with…Lady of Pleasure

Sundays in Bed

The meme that dares to ask what book has been in your bed this morning? Come share what book you’ve spent time curled up reading in bed, or which book you wish you had time to read today! This meme is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. This Sunday I’m reading Lady of Pleasure by Delilah Marvelle.  … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with…Lady of Pleasure

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Dear Jane by @Marinagraphy @brwpublisher #bookreview #librarythingearlyreviewers #comingofage #YAfiction

Dear Jane by Marina Delvecchio

Kit Kat is a fifteen-year-old adoptee who writes letters to her favorite literary character, Jane Eyre, as a means of surviving a violent childhood in Greece and a harrowing adoption in New York that requires her to silence her memories and her voice. In writing letters to Jane, Kit Kat discovers a connection to literature … Continue reading Dear Jane by @Marinagraphy @brwpublisher #bookreview #librarythingearlyreviewers #comingofage #YAfiction

First Lines Friday – Feb. 15, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: “In December of 1984, when Raina and I were sophomores, my high school held its first and last annual girls' winter basketball tournament, the … Continue reading First Lines Friday – Feb. 15, 2019

#MegaBlitzTour #BookReview Till It Stops Beating (The Maddie Chronicles #4) by Hannah R. Goodman @hannahrgoodman @RRBookTours1

Welcome to my blog stop on the fabulous mega blitz tour by R&R Book Tours for four outstanding YA books with GIVEAWAYS.  Up first is my review on Hannah R. Goodman's Till It Stops Beating.  There are more excerpts and giveaways for three other books below.  Good luck and I hope you enjoy my review! Till … Continue reading #MegaBlitzTour #BookReview Till It Stops Beating (The Maddie Chronicles #4) by Hannah R. Goodman @hannahrgoodman @RRBookTours1

#BookReview: Right Handed Lefty by Ryan Coughlin @RyanWCoughlin #CHBBPublishing

Book cover of Right Handed Lefty

As long as Ellis Sayre could remember, he wanted to know his real parents. He was Native American and had the brown skin to prove it. Which exact tribe was a mystery; he didn’t have the luxury of that information. It was hard for him to gauge why he was the way he was. Awkward. … Continue reading #BookReview: Right Handed Lefty by Ryan Coughlin @RyanWCoughlin #CHBBPublishing

Book Review: Stainer: A Novel of the “Me” Decade by Iolanthe Woulff (1546647120)

"It is a poignant truth of our heedless youthful years, that the events and encounters of a single night can so alter the course of a young person's life that it will be changed forever". Benjamin Steiner, spoiled Columbia undergraduate, devout Orthodox Jew virgin meets two women who will change his life forever. P.T. Deighland, … Continue reading Book Review: Stainer: A Novel of the “Me” Decade by Iolanthe Woulff (1546647120)

Book review: It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell (9780770433246)

All of us have something about our childhood that stands out and Andie Mitchell is no exception.  Food was her comfort and she found out at the age of 13 (weighing in at 200 lbs) that if she kept eating the way she had been, she would weigh close to 300 lbs by the time … Continue reading Book review: It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell (9780770433246)

Book review: The Whole Story of Half a Girl by Veera Hiranandani (9780385741286)

Sonia has learned that her father has lost his job and he isn't acting like himself. She wonders what he does in his study that makes him feel better. That's not the only change. Now that her father has lost his job, she has to go to the public middle school. Everyone at her private … Continue reading Book review: The Whole Story of Half a Girl by Veera Hiranandani (9780385741286)

Book Review: Dirty Little Angels by Chris Tusa (9781604890303)

"In my family, it was as if you had to be dead to get noticed." Hailey has a father who has lost his job and is drinking, a mother who lost her inheritance when she married her father and has recently lost a baby, and a brother who has lost his faith in God. What … Continue reading Book Review: Dirty Little Angels by Chris Tusa (9781604890303)