Dan vs. Nature by Don Calame | Book Review

Dan vs. Nature by Don Calame was exactly as hilarious as I had expected it to be. Previously, I had read Calame’s Swim The Fly which had me laughing out loud every few pages. So it stands to reason that I expected Calame’s latest book to be chock full of humor. Well, Dan vs. Nature totally tickled […]

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To X: A Novel? I listened to X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon because I feel like I really do not know a whole lot about Malcolm X, except that he was a pretty important person to the Civil Rights Movement. A few summers back, X: A Novel was offered […]

Monsters Of Men by Patrick Ness | Book Review

There is something special about the Chaos Walking series. These three books – The Knife Of Never Letting Go, The Ask And The Answer, and Monsters Of Men have this way of reaching inside you and revealing universal truths. They have this way of extracting some really serious feels from what feels like your core. To me, these books […]

Finnikin Of The Rock by Melina Marchetta | Book Review

Finnikin Of The Rock is a deeply romantic story of not just Finnikin and the dream walker Evanjalin, but of a people who have suffered unspeakable things who will finally, finally return to their land. This is the story for those who love an underdog.

The Strange And Beautiful Sorrows Of Ava Lavender | Leslye Walton | Book Review

I am going to be straight up and honest with you — when I first cracked open The Strange And Beautiful Sorrows Of Ava Lavender by debut author Leslye Walton, I was really skeptical. I thought, a girl with wings and her struggles this is going to be dumb. Turns out the only dumb one was […]

Zebra Forest | Adina Rishe Gewirtz | Book Review

Perhaps this makes me sound like a total hipster, but I enjoy reading books that aren’t very commercial. I love books that have some literary merit as well as entertainment value. When Zebra Forest by Adina Rishe Gewirtz popped up on my radar, I knew I had to read this middle grade debut. First of all, […]