07
MAR
2011

What I’m Reading: SWEETHEARTS by Sara Zarr

This book was not what I thought it would be. It was better… Summary from the inside jacket: As children, Jennifer Harris and Cameron Quick were both social outcasts. They were also each other’s only friend. So when Cameron disappeared without warning, Jennifer...
24
FEB
2011

What I’m Reading: THE ROAD by Cormac McCarthy

Things you will need while reading this: Deep breathes. Tissues. A strong stomach. Summary from the inside jacket: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when...
13
FEB
2011

A message to my sixteen-year-old self (and to all teens, for that matter)

I turned 26 this past week. It’s crazy to think that just ten years ago I was 16. A lot has changed since I was in high school and yet in many ways, I feel the same. Young, clueless, searching for meaning and purpose in life. Some days I feel no different than I did at 16....
09
FEB
2011

What I’m Reading: ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins

People said this book was sweet and romantic. They weren’t kidding. Summary from the inside jacket: Anna was looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. So she’s less than...
01
FEB
2011

What I’m Reading: ACROSS THE UNIVERSE by Beth Revis

What a ride! This story was jam-packed with twists and turns and it does not disappoint. Summary from the inside jacket: Amy is a cryogenically frozen passenger aboard the spaceship Godspeed…Amy and her parents believe they will wake on a new planet, Centauri-Earth, three...
30
JAN
2011

What I’m Reading: THE REPLACEMENT by Brenna Yovanoff

Sometimes I pick up a book just for its cover. This was one of those times. Summary from the inside jacket: Mackie is not one of us. Though he lives in the small town of Gentry, he comes from a world of tunnels and black murkey water, a world of living dead girls ruled by a...