Publisher: Knopf BYR


Oct 11
Blog Tour: Book Review – Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Blog Tour: Book Review – Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Blog Tours, Young Adult Book Reviews 1 ★★★★½

One Line: Fan-freaking-tastic! Just as amazing as the first book! In My Opinion: Must. Read. NOW! Kaufman and Kristoff have blown me away yet again with Gemina. I loved every minute of this amazing book and this story just keeps getting better. Just like with Illuminae, you’ve got two main characters that come together for a common cause – to fight off the BeiTech bad guys. At first, I was… Read more »

Mar 14
Blog Tour: Book Review & Giveaway – Red by Leisl Shurtliff

Blog Tour: Book Review & Giveaway – Red by Leisl Shurtliff

Blog Tours, Children's Book Reviews 0 ★★★

One Line: A different and entertaining take on Little Red Riding Hood. In My Opinion: Add to cart! I do love a retelling that’s entertaining and different than what you’re used to. Shurtliff defies much of what you’d expect from Red’s tale and turned it into a funny and thought-provoking story for young readers. Take what you thought you knew about Red and the big bad Wolf, add a bit… Read more »

Oct 27
Blog Tour: Book Review – Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Blog Tour: Book Review – Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Blog Tours, Young Adult Book Reviews 1 ★★★★½

One Line: I loved every minute of it! In My Opinion: Add to cart! It might throw some people off the way this story is told, through online conversations, emails, and private files, but I think this was exactly the kind of read I needed at the moment. It was enough to get the story across without it being overkill. The changes from IMs to emails to status reports, etc… Read more »

Jun 16
Blog Tour: The BGs Review – Ninja Bunny by Jennifer Gray Olsen

Blog Tour: The BGs Review – Ninja Bunny by Jennifer Gray Olsen

Blog Tours, Children's Book Reviews 1 ★★★★

The BGs Review is a feature on the blog where my daughters and I review children’s books. This review includes my thoughts on the book, as suitable for children, as well as opinions and thoughts from my two oldest “Baby Girls” (ages 10 and 4) aka the BGs. One Line: Such a fun and hilarious read. I thought Ninja Bunny was a very cute and fun book and I really… Read more »

May 29
Book Review: 5 To 1 by Holly Bodger

Book Review: 5 To 1 by Holly Bodger

Young Adult Book Reviews 1 ★★★★★

One Line: A captivating story with strong characters and a twisted plot made for an unputdownable read. In My Opinion: Must. Read. NOW! Just from the premise alone, I knew I was going to like this book. Little did I know, I ended up loving it. Something about the characters, being inside their heads, along with Holly’s unique and captivating writing style, I was fully engrossed in this book from… Read more »

Apr 01
Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Young Adult Book Reviews 6 ★★★½

One Line: Finch was quite a character and one I really enjoyed getting to know. What I Loved: I really liked being inside Finch’s head. He was such an interesting character and watching his development and subsequent unraveling was what kept me going throughout this book. Although I wasn’t too keen on relating his condition to what happens to him in the end, it was still quite an experience. Maybe… Read more »