Ask Me How I Got Here¬†by Christine Heppermann is totally a book I read because I wanted to accomplish my lowered 2016 Goodreads Challenge a bit faster. I mean, it’s a book that is written in verse about an interesting, sort of taboo subject. While¬†Poisoned Apples went over my head, I found this book to […]
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 […]
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.
I just read the most quiet, sweet novel, my friends.†A Time To Dance by Padma Venkatraman is a young adult verse book that doesn’t loudly declare itself, but kind of whispers. As weird as that sounds, it makes sense when you read it. Venkatramana’s book explores dance, growing up, and India. It’s a book that […]
It’s immensely satisfying when an author can dazzle you just as much with her sophomore novel as she did with her debut novel. There is no sophomore slump to be found in Stasia Ward Kehoe’s†The Sound Of Letting Go, a read that feels as though it’s from the heart. Kehoe captures human emotions so perfectly […]
I get kind of excited about books that take on historical figures and really sort of bring them to life. I love learning about the lives of real people from the past. Stephanie Hemphill takes on the story of Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley in¬†Hideous Love, a young adult verse novel. I am on the fence about […]