What’s The SHORT Story, Morning Glory?: On Bougainvillea by Carrie Ryan

As you can certainly see, I am still experimenting with a name for this feature. I’m quite excited to write about this week’s short story. Continuing with the short stories from Zombies Vs. Unicorns, I read Bougainvillea by Carrie Ryan. Holy hell, it was awesome. Okay, so I’ve read reviews of Zombies Vs. Unicorns where […]

Short Story Screamers: Purity Test by Naomi Novik

H’okay, so I still have no clue what kind of a name to use for the weekend short story reviews that I shall be posting, as I have seen Short Story Sunday/Saturday on other blogs and I’m not about to be a name stealer. Hellz to the no. So, bear with me as you will […]

Peek-A-Cover: Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles

Ya’ll, the cover for the third book in the Perfect Chemistry trilogy by Simone Elkeles has been revealed, and it is bringing sexy back.  (Yes, I do still use that phrase). ALSO Amazon has the summary posted: ‘Luis Fuentes is a good boy who doesn’t live with the angst that his big brothers, Alex and […]

Review of the Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

I love it when a book that intends to be creepy is legitimately creepy and not contrived creepy. (Sidebar: just how many times can I use the word creepy in one sentence?) The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff is an eerie coming of age tale. Mackie Doyle is a replacement aka a changeling, meaning that he […]

Review of Fallout by Ellen Hopkins

Every day people make bad decisions. Every day people have to deal with the repercussions of someone else’s bad choice. So, even if your parents aren’t drug addicts, it can be easy to relate to Fallout by Ellen Hopkins, because chances are at least once in your life someone has made a decision which affected you, […]

Glass by Ellen Hopkins: ‘It’s like glass, when we break’

There is a song from an obscure 90s movie called Angus, that I can’t get out of my head. It sort of reminds me of Glass by Ellen Hopkins. The song is called Am I Wrong and it’s by Love Spit Love. Basically, there’s just one line that reminds me of the book, “It’s like […]