12
JUN
2011

What I’m Reading: INVINCIBLE SUMMER by Hannah Moskowitz

A beautiful, gritty story about family. Summary from the goodreads: Noah’s happier than I’ve seen him in months. So I’d be an awful brother to get in the way of that. It’s not like I have some relationship with Melinda. It was just a kiss. Am I going to ruin Noah’s happiness...
29
MAY
2011

What I’m Reading (and a giveaway!): THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE by Jandy Nelson

Love and grief are companions through life, entwined as clearly as the sky is blue. Summary from the inside jacket: Seventeen-year-old Lennie Walker, bookworm and band geek, plays second clarinet and spends her time tucked safely and happily in the shadow of her fiery older...
29
MAY
2011

What I’m Reading: Dystopian Edition

I am so very behind on my “What I’m Reading” posts. I really despise doing bulk reviews, but these three just seem to fit together so well, it was hard to resist.  Pictured above: Wither, Lauren DeStefano; Delirium, Lauren Oliver; Matched, Ally Condie I’ve...
02
APR
2011

What I’m Reading: PLAIN KATE by Erin Bow

A beautifully poetic tale of one plain girl and some very dark shadows. Summary from the inside jacket: As the wood-carvers daughter, Plain Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her “witch-blade” – a dangerous...
25
MAR
2011

What I’m Reading (and a giveaway!): DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth

One choice can transform you. The tagline for this book could not be truer. Summary from the Roth’s site: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest),...
08
MAR
2011

What I’m Reading: SISTERS RED by Jackson Pearce

I am a sucker for fairy tales, traditional or re-told. Summary from the inside jacket: Scarlett March lives to hunt the Fenris–the werewolves that took her eye when she was defending her sister, Rosie, from a brutal attack. Armed with a razor-sharp hatchet and a blood-red cloak,...