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,...
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...
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...