5 Verse Books For Beginners

I used to be really intimidated by books that are in verse. You see, I thought maybe I wouldn’t like them as they didn’t follow typical prose structure. Yet as it turns out, once I gave them a shot, I was hooked. These five books are excellent for anyone looking to dip a toe into […]

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin | Book Review

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin is a really cool idea for a book in concept. However, I felt like the execution of the actual concept left a little bit to be desired. Yet, despite the cons, this is actually a pretty fast read. I mean, if you’re a fan of Shakespeare and YA […]

Mike’s Place by Jack Baxter & Joshua Faudem | Book Review

Why Did I Read Mike’s Place? Mike’s Place: A True Story Of Love, Blues, And Terror In Tel Aviv by Jack Baxter and Joshua Faudem, illustrated by Koren Shadmi appealed to me based on several factors. Obviously, I love graphic novels and comics, so of course that was number one in appeal. Number two in […]

Mike’s Place by Jack Baxter And Joshua Faudem | Graphic Novel Review

Mike’s Place is a non-fiction graphic novel about the April 30, 2003 bombing of “Mike’s Place”, a popular pub in Tel Aviv, Israel. I personally find Israel and the controversy surrounding it fascinating. I was serving in the Army National Guard while I was in college and was hoping to pursue a career in law […]

The Tyrant’s Daughter by JC Carleson | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? I listened to The Tyrant’s Daughter by JC Carleson first and foremost because a link to it came in my email, if we are being totally honest here. And second of all, because Christina at Reader Of Fictions reviewed it and while she did not love it, the reasons […]

Allison: If You Could Be Mine | Sara Farizan | Book Review

When I first heard about If You Could Be Mine, I knew I had to read it. I was so excited that I had found another book that included diversity in the young adult world! Honestly, that is something that is still sadly missing in a lot of ways. Especially when it comes to stories […]