You Bring The Distant Near by Mitali Perkins | Book Review

You Bring The Distant Near by Mitali Perkins 100% deserves all the praise. IT IS SO GOOD. Also, it deserves all kinds of attention. I can’t say for sure if it has been getting attention on the bookish internets because I’ve really just been holed up disconnected, reading all the books and hanging with my […]

Listen, Slowly | The Real Boy | Connect The Stars

Listen, Slowly is the first non-verse book by Thanhha Lai that I have read. I absolutely loved¬†Inside Out And Back Again, so when I saw this available on Edelweiss, I knew I had to read it. Of course, I am the biggest procrastinator, but eventually I got through¬†Listen, Slowly via audiobook. I have to admit […]

Etherworld | The Marvels | Wicked Games | Mini Reviews

Today’s grouping of mini-reviews sort of feels like I am breaking with pattern. These three books are all vastly different. Usually I seem to review all audiobooks or all young adult or all adult fiction, etc. Today we’re going with a young adult sci-fi audiobook, a middle grade book, and a contemporary young adult audiobook. […]

Wild Swans by Jessica Spotswood | Book Review

Wild Swans by Jessica Spotswood is a book I would absolutely recommend to anyone looking for some forward thinking, feminist young adult contemporary fiction. I realize that is a bit of a mouthful to say. It is the best way to describe Spotswood’s latest novel and also the best way to describe all of her […]

The Turtle Of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye | Book Review

The Turtle Of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye is an adorable book that will certainly get good mileage among its intended audience – elementary school children. I read this book rather quickly in the span of a day or two. I am not particularly attached to this book but I do feel it was okay […]

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm is a very short audiobook, clocking in at 3 hours and 3 minutes. I decided this would be a great palate cleanser audiobook between longer listens. It would get me through one weekend commute to the boyfriend’s house. Furthermore, the story […]