Month: February 2014

YA Review: Miss Peregrine..

YA Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Children #1) by Ransom Riggs Release Date: June 7, 2011 Publisher: Quirk Books 352 Pages Received: Used from Goodwill  Format: Hardcover, no dust jacket (it kills me that it’s missing, trust me). Rating:  5 Stars! Description:  A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very […]

February 9, 2014

YA Review: Defiance by CJ Re..

YA Review: Defiance by CJ Redwine

Defiance (Courier’s Daughter Trilogy #1) by C.J. Redwine Release Date: August 28, 2012 Publisher: Balzer + Bray  403 Pages Received: Bought from Book Outlet Format: Paperback Rating:  4 Stars Description:  Within the walls of Baalboden, beneath the shadow of the city’s brutal leader, Rachel Adams has a secret. While other girls sew dresses, host dinner […]

February 8, 2014

A Bookish To-Do List

Life is hectic right now, but it’s not necessarily in a bad way. I’m enjoying tons of excellent books, making awesome bookish friends, and getting to talk to some really cool authors. All of this gets mashed between my final semester of college, the last round of greek life pledging I’ll ever be active for, […]

February 7, 2014

YA Review: Scintillate (The ..

YA Review: Scintillate (The Light Key Trilogy #1) by Tracy Clark

Scintillate (The Light Key Trilogy #1) by Tracy Clark Release Date: February 4, 2014 Publisher: Entangled Teen 304 Pages Received: NetGalley E-ARC Format: E-Book Rating:  3.5 Stars Description: A mighty flame follows a tiny spark. Cora Sandoval’s mother disappeared when she was five and they were living in Ireland. Since then, her dad has been […]

February 5, 2014

Middle Grade Review: Ophelia..

Middle Grade Review: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

  Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee Release Date: January 28, 2014 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers 240 Pages Received: ARC from Publisher Format: Paperback ARC Rating: 3.5 Stars Description: Unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard doesn’t believe in anything that can’t be proven by science. She and her sister Alice are still […]

February 2, 2014