Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they’ve known. Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train car, Lina, her mother, and […]

Sapphique by Catherine Fisher

 It is recommended you read Incarceron before jumping into Sapphique. HEAVILY recommended. I’m not even sure if it’s possible to read this one before Incarceron. You’ll just end up being more confused. Finn has escaped from the terrible living Prison of Incarceron, but its memory torments him, because his brother Keiro is still inside. Outside, […]

Airel by Aaron Patterson and Chris White

 First I’d have to say, isn’t the cover of this book ABSOLUTELY LOVELY? one of the best covers I have seen so far! All Airel ever wanted to be was normal, to disappear into the crowd. But bloodlines can produce surprises, like sudden mysterious illness. Then there’s Michael Alexander, the new guy in school, who […]

Book Blogger Hop 7/22

Today’s Hop  question is: What’s the ONE GENRE that you wish you could get into, but just can’t? – That I wish to get into? hmmm…I have to stop and think about this for a moment. Ah! I got it! Plain Ol’ contemporary/literary fiction. Things like the hombre likes to read; books by Irvine Welsh […]

Review of The Study Train by Kurt Frenier

First I’d like to say thanks to the author for providing me a copy of this book. It was my very first e-book that I got to read 😀 It certainly won’t be the last ebook I will read – and it doesn’t necessarily mean I’ll stop reading paper books (alas, this is a debate […]

Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston

17 year-old Kelley Winslow doesn’t believe in Faeries. Not unless they’re the kind that you find in a theatre, spouting Shakespeare—the kind that Kelley so desperately wishes she could be: onstage, under lights, with a pair of sparkly wings strapped to her shoulders. But as the understudy in a two-bit, hopelessly off-off-Broadway production of A […]

Book Blogger Hop 7/15

Today’s question is: How/Where do you get your books? Do you buy them or go to the library? Is there a certain website you use like paperbackswap? – OoooOooooo I like this question! I get my books from all sorts of places! besides getting them by request, I also get them via: – library – […]