Deadline by Chris Crutcher @GreenwillowBook #bookreview #yafiction #death #mentalillness #childabuse

Deadline by Chris Crutcher

Yes, after re-posting Whale Talk last week, I felt like another dose of Chris Crutcher, and I wasn't disappointed. But I have to say, and this will sound strange, the minute Doc said it, I felt a congruence. I've never pictured myself over twenty; never really thought I would be. I've had this dream since … Continue reading Deadline by Chris Crutcher @GreenwillowBook #bookreview #yafiction #death #mentalillness #childabuse

#SegueSaturday Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher #bookreview #yafiction #racism #childabuse

Whale Talk by Chris Cutcher

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday. I first posted this review in September 2009. The review may be short, but my first Cutcher novel made me a life-long fan. Enjoy! I learned in … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher #bookreview #yafiction #racism #childabuse

#SegueSaturday Spanking Shakespeare by @JakeWizner #bookreview #yafiction #humor #highschool

Spanking Shakespeare

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in August 2009.  The review is short, but the book is unforgettably funny.  I bet you knew a Shakespeare Shapiro in high … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Spanking Shakespeare by @JakeWizner #bookreview #yafiction #humor #highschool

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

Unlikely Friends by #saharabdulaziz #bookblitz #bookreview #giveaway #contemporaryfiction #yafiction @BuoniAmiciPress

Unlikely Friends

Title: Unlikely FriendsAuthor: Sahar AbdulazizGenre: Contemporary Fiction/ Humor/ SatireRelease Date: February 19, 2019Cover Designer: Patrick Knowles (Patrick Knowles Design)Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. Irwin is not only the local Librarian; he’s also a book snob and an all-around grouch. There’s nothing he values more than his privacy. As a loner, he’s happy to be … Continue reading Unlikely Friends by #saharabdulaziz #bookblitz #bookreview #giveaway #contemporaryfiction #yafiction @BuoniAmiciPress

#SegueSaturday Prime Choice (Perry Skky Jr. Series 1) by Stephanie Perry Moore #bookreview #christianfiction #youngadultfiction

Prime Choice

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  This was my second review on my blog posted in February 2009.  I was still new to the blogger role and was thrilled to find such a … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Prime Choice (Perry Skky Jr. Series 1) by Stephanie Perry Moore #bookreview #christianfiction #youngadultfiction

My Name is Finn Jupiter by @garethcrocker #bookreview #yafiction #actionandadventure

My name is finn jupiter

Publication date:  February 5, 2019Genre:  Fiction/Young Adult/Action and AdventurePages:  244 Finn Jupiter lives in the idyllic mountain town of Victory, Colorado. She’s a smart, daring, and fiercely independent young woman. She also has a gift for seeing the small things that others can’t. Connecting lines that, for most, don’t exist.While happy to live out a quiet life, hiking, … Continue reading My Name is Finn Jupiter by @garethcrocker #bookreview #yafiction #actionandadventure

The Necessary Hunger by #ninarevoyr #librarythingearlyreviewers #bookreview #basketball #LGBT #romance

The Necessary Hunger

Publication date: March 5, 2019Genre: Fiction/Literature/LGBTPages: 368 As a star basketball player in her last year of high school, Nancy Takahiro's life is about to change forever. Faced with the college recruitment process and unsure of where her skill will take her, Nancy is not prepared for meeting Raina Webber, an All-State shooting guard whose … Continue reading The Necessary Hunger by #ninarevoyr #librarythingearlyreviewers #bookreview #basketball #LGBT #romance

Wesley (The Son Series, #1) by Leanne Davis @leannewrites @buoni_amici_press #bookreview #ReleaseBlitz #contemporaryromance

Title: Wesley (The Son Series, #1) Author: Leanne Davis Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: March 15th Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. ~Wesley~ Yeah, I don’t trust them. Who are they? The family who takes me in after they catch me making a rare mistake. They offer me a deal that allows me to make … Continue reading Wesley (The Son Series, #1) by Leanne Davis @leannewrites @buoni_amici_press #bookreview #ReleaseBlitz #contemporaryromance

Sundays in Bed with… Wesley

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. Sounds a bit naughty being in bed with Wesley by … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with… Wesley

Sundays in Bed with… One Flew Through the Dragon Heart

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 cold wintery Sunday I’m reading the magical One Flew … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with… One Flew Through the Dragon Heart

#SegueSaturday Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen #bookreview #bullying #sports #yafiction

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in June 2012.  Leverage's message of tragedy, courage, and justice sticks with me almost 7 years after discovering this amazing story.  A must … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen #bookreview #bullying #sports #yafiction

#SegueSaturday – The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman #bookreview

"One grave in every graveyard belongs to the ghouls. Wander any graveyard long enough and you will find it - waterstained and bulging, with cracked or broken stone, scraggly grass or rank weeks about it, and a feeling, when you reach it, of abandonment. It may be colder than the other gravestones, too, and the … Continue reading #SegueSaturday – The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman #bookreview

#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: Saving Me by Sadie Allen @writersadie #SavingMe #YA

Most of us are imprisoned by something. We’re living in darkness until something flips on the switch.   -Wynonna Judd SYNOPSIS On the outside, I look like the All-American teenage dream. I'm pretty, popular, and athletic. I have the right family, the right boyfriend, the right kind of friends. If you only knew... Every day I … Continue reading #BookReview: Saving Me by Sadie Allen @writersadie #SavingMe #YA

#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

#BookReview: No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli @frankmoewriter

Grandpa used to be the one to make demands of me. Now he’s almost completely gone. His brain is, anyway. His body’s as strong as the day he stormed the beach at Normandy. Maybe stronger. Gabe LoScuda is no ordinary 18-year-old.  After his parents die in a car accident, he's the caretaker of his eighty-year-old grandfather … Continue reading #BookReview: No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli @frankmoewriter

#BlogTour #BookReview The Teenager with a Chameleon Soul by Cindy McElroy (9781619848016)

I am delighted to kick off my first blog tour with YA Bound Book Tours and introduce The Teenager with a Chameleon Soul by Cindy McElroy. Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Release Date: September 28, 2017 SUMMARY Meet Sadie MacPhearson. She’s seventeen and lives in a ritzy, artsy beach town called Mariposa Beach, California. Blond, bootylicious … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview The Teenager with a Chameleon Soul by Cindy McElroy (9781619848016)

Book Review: The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan (9781524701864)

Bethan Jones lives alone with her grandmother, Gran, who is the drabarni (magical practitioner) of her clansmen.  To Romany people, the drabarni is the wise women of the clan and Bethan is next in line. To Bethan's disappointment, Gran says she is not ready to learn spellcraft yet and insists she go to the local … Continue reading Book Review: The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan (9781524701864)

Book Review and Giveaway: The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back by Sariah Wilson

Everyone knows how all those fairy tales go. The princess gets beautiful, nabs her prince, falls instantly in love, lives happily ever after and leaves her evil stepsisters in the dust. But what happens when you’re the ugly stepsister and your obnoxiously perfect—read pretty, smart, and, worst of all, sickeningly nice—stepsister is dating the charming, … Continue reading Book Review and Giveaway: The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back by Sariah Wilson