Sunday Short Reviews

I've recently been so caught up with life and midterms and college and internship applications and... well, you get the point. I've been reading novels, but haven't quite had the time to post reviews for them. I've become a bit backlogged in the review department. Here's some short reviews of books I was too impressed [...]

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Waiting on Wednesday #18

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 think we've all wondered (at some point) what happened to Aurora after waking up from her long, deep sleep. Obviously, things couldn't go back to normal. Why didn't Disney address this? We're [...]

Review: Magnolia by Kristi Cook

In Magnolia Branch, Mississippi, the Cafferty and Marsden families are southern royalty. Neighbors since the Civil War, the families have shared vacations, holidays, backyard barbecues, and the overwhelming desire to unite their two clans by marriage. So when a baby boy and girl were born to the families at the same time, the perfect opportunity [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]