Category: Book Reviews

Scythe

Scythe

Reaction Upon Reading: What a scary world to live in! “I think all young women are cursed with a streak of unrelenting foolishness, and all young men are cursed with a streak of absolute stupidity.” Synopsis: Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things […]

Posted May 18, 2017
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Existence

Existence

Reaction Upon Reading: What kind of creature is he, if he isn’t human?! Mind blown. “You are not a body. You have a body. You are a soul.” Synopsis: What happens when you’re stalked by Death? You fall in love with him, of course. Pagan Moore doesn’t cheat Death, but instead, falls in love with […]

Posted May 11, 2017
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Aftermath

Aftermath

Reaction Upon Reading: Absolutely heartbreaking! “Some stories won’t have a happy ending, but there’s always hope that the next one will. Hope is everything. Even when there’s nothing else. Especially when there’s nothing else.” Synopsis: Charlotte survived four long years as a prisoner in the attic of her kidnapper, sustained only by dreams of her […]

Posted May 4, 2017
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Long Way Home

Long Way Home

Reaction Upon Reading: I adore this series! “Two roads. One path. Can’t take both.” Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Violet has always been expected to sit back and let the boys do all the saving. It’s the code her father, a member of the Reign of Terror motorcycle club, raised her to live by. Yet when her dad is […]

Posted April 27, 2017
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Ms. Bixby’s Last Day

Ms. Bixby’s Last Day

Reaction Upon Reading: This is not goodbye “Then she asked me who the lead singer of Led Zeppelin was. I told her zeppelins could not be made of lead due to the obvious weight issues. She said, “Case closed.” Led Zeppelin is a band. I know that now.” Synopsis: Everyone knows there are different kinds of […]

Posted April 20, 2017
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Caraval

Caraval

Reaction Upon Reading: No words! “Every person has the power to change their fate if they are brave enough to fight for what they desire more than anything.” Synopsis: Whatever you’ve heard about Caraval, it doesn’t compare to the reality. It’s more than just a game or a performance. It’s the closest you’ll ever find […]

Posted April 13, 2017
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It Ends with Us

It Ends with Us

Reaction Upon Reading: The name of this book is perfect. “All humans make mistakes. What determines a person’s character aren’t the mistakes we make. It’s how we take those mistakes and turn them into lessons rather than excuses.” Synopsis: Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the […]

Posted March 30, 2017
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Amour Amour

Amour Amour

Reaction Upon Reading: I missed my circus calling! “I’m in love with you,” I whisper. He tries to smile but his eyes flood instead. “Don’t love me more than your dreams, myshka. Because I love you too much to let you give them up for me.” Synopsis: Love is a circus “Every day,” he says […]

Posted March 23, 2017
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Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Reaction Upon Reading: I have the chills! “I look around at everybody laughing and joking together and struggle to understand my life has become a living hell that nobody present could even begin to imagine” Synopsis: Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace: he has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You’d […]

Posted March 16, 2017
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How to Hang a Witch

How to Hang a Witch

Reaction Upon Reading: What a fantastic parallel to modern day bullying. “Almost everything worth believing in cannot be seen. Love, for instance.” Synopsis: Salem, Massachusetts is the site of the infamous witch trials and the new home of Samantha Mather. Recently transplanted from New York City, Sam and her stepmother are not exactly welcomed with […]

Posted March 9, 2017
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