Review: The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on [...]

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Waiting on Wednesday #17

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. I have to say, I'm pretty pumped for the release of Duplicity. Not only does it have a male narrator (something I adore), but it also has a computer hacker. Maybe I'm the [...]

Waiting on Wednesday #16

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. I'm going to be completely honest--I hadn't heard of this book until I worked on my New Year's Eve Countdown post. Now that I've heard of it, though, I'm positively obsessed with it. [...]

Review: This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It's their getaway, their refuge. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction [...]

New Year’s Eve Countdown Survey!

The lovely Christy and Erica over at Novel Ink are hosting a New Year's Eve Countdown Survey! It looks like so much fun and I decided to participate in it 🙂 NOTE: All books are linked to their Goodreads' pages! Check them out, K? 🙂 10: 2015 Books I'm Excited About 9: Favorite Books of [...]

Review: Hit by Lorie Ann Grover

After receiving a full-ride scholarship to Mills College for Girls, it appears Sarah's future is all laid out before her that is until she walks into a poetry class led by Mr. Haddings, a student teacher from the nearby University of Washington. Suddenly, life on the UW campus seems very appealing, and Sarah finds herself [...]

Opinion: Déjà Vu Book Covers

I've been seeing a lot of "déjà vu" covers lately. Those pictures that you've definitely seen before as covers, but authors keep reusing them. I don't know if there's a stockpile of photos that authors can use for their book's cover if they don't want to create their own, but this is something that I've [...]