Soundless by Richelle Mead | Book Review

I was a huge fan of Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series. I also love reading books about diverse characters. So, reading Soundless by Richelle Mead seemed like a no brainer. This book features an Asian girl on the cover and is based on a Chinese legend. I did wrestle with the question of whether this book […]

The Secret Sky by Atia Abawi | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? Sometimes you read something light and when you are done you’re like, yeah that was fun but then you crave a book that’s going to hit you right in your soul. After finishing up a fun middle grade fantasy audiobook, I wanted my next listen to be totally […]

5 To 1 by Holly Bodger | Book Review + Giveaway

I love reading books where the story feels completely new and not like the same thing over and over and over again. Holly Bodger’s 5 To 1 is one of those books where I feel like the concept is totally unique and where I feel as though there is something special about the book I am […]

A Time To Dance by Padma Venkatraman | Book Review

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 […]

Inside Out And Back Again Thanhha Lai Book Review

Inside Out And Back Again by Thanhha Lai combines three of my favorite things – middle grade, history, and free verse. Inside Out And Back Again is a National Book Award winning story told in four parts about Ha and her family’s immigration from war torn Vietnam to Alabama.

Mini-Review of Dragonbreath: Attack of the Ninja Frogs by Ursula Vernon

Dragonbreath: Attack of the Ninja Frogs by Ursula Vernon is an incredibly quick MG read. Basically it’s about this dragon named Danny who has a BFF named Wendell. Danny is enamored by kung fu movies and ninjas. A new lizard, Suki, comes to town as part of an exchange program. Wendell gets a crush on […]