5 Verse Books For Beginners

I used to be really intimidated by books that are in verse. You see, I thought maybe I wouldn’t like them as they didn’t follow typical prose structure. Yet as it turns out, once I gave them a shot, I was hooked. These five books are excellent for anyone looking to dip a toe into […]

Saving Lucas Biggs | The Thickety | Falling Into The Dragon’s Mouth

Saving Lucas Biggs by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague has an absolutely eye catching cover. Personally, I am quite partial to covers which showcase night time scenes and stars. This cover is one that convinced me to read the book. I also think it will be eye catching for its intended audience. Thankfully, […]

The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss | Book Review

I feel so fortunate that I grew up with Dr. Seuss. It was a more wonderful than wonderful childhood – with themed days at school, that excellent Christmas special where being a Grinch has entered our lexicon, and then finally, my bits of leadership were memorialized by¬†Oh The Places You’ll Go. I cannot imagine being […]

Audacity by Melanie Crowder | Book Review

I love finding underrated powerful books. When I was approached to review†Audacity by Melanie Crowder and host a guest post, I was SO excited, because the subject of the book, or rather the theme is something I deeply care about. You see,†Audacity is about Clara Lemlich, who was a bit of a firebrand. Friends, you […]

Melanie Crowder on AUDACITY and Clara Lemlich

YOU GUYS! I just read the most awesome, powerful book –†Audacity†by Melanie Crowder. It’s one of those books that I want to hand out to people during Women’s History Month and pretty much throughout the year. I got lucky enough to be able to ask Melanie to write a guest post exclusively for Good Books […]

Rumble by Ellen Hopkins | Book Review

When a copy of Hopkins’s latest book, Rumble, arrived in my mail I was so excited. I was excited because it was on a topic that I could really relate to, losing your faith. I mean, I can’t relate to drugs or prostitution, but I can totally relate to going from being religious to being not-so-religious. Yet, Rumble goes a little deeper than the whole question of having faith vs. being faithless.