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 […]

Girl Parts | John M. Cusick | Book Review

Books with unique concepts tend to pique my attention. As I finishedGirl Parts by John M. Cusick, I had no clue how to categorize it. Was it contemporary? No, because there’s technology that does not exist. Was it science fiction? No, because the only technology that doesn’t exist in it is the whole Companion thing. […]

Garden Princess | Kristin Kladstrup | Book Review

There’s a pretty famous blog out there that coined the whole ‘put a bird on it’ term and I totally do not remember what blog that was. But you guys? That is how you get me to pick up a book solely based on the cover, PUT A BIRD ON IT. When I sawGarden Princess […]

Allison: The Obsidian Blade | Pete Hautman | Book Review

From time to time you randomly pick a book out from your to-be-read pile because youre looking for something a little different from what youve read recently. Sometimes this is a good thing as you find yourself unexpectedly falling in love with a new book. Unfortunately, this isnt how it always works out, and sadly […]

Out Of This Place | Emma Cameron | Book Review

I think whenever I read a mediocre book I should just balance it out with an Australian young adult book. For real, I have no idea what they do in the land down under, but they sure do produce a hell of a lot of great reads. After reading a particularly terrible American contemporary book, […]