Book Review: Supernova by Kass Morgan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Supernova Author: Kass Morgan Publisher: Little, Brown Publication Date: October 2019 ISBN: 9780316510516 Synopsis from Goodreads:With a galaxy on the brink of war and loyalties divided, the friendship of four Quatra Fleet cadets will be tested as their greatest enemy closesContinue reading “Book Review: Supernova by Kass Morgan”

Book Review: Trapeze by Leigh Ansell

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Title: Trapeze Author: Leigh Ansell Publisher: Wattpad Books Publication Date: September 10, 2019 ISBN: 9780993689956 Synopsis from Goodreads:Seventeen-year-old Corey Ryder can’t remember a time when she wasn’t gliding through the air of Cirque Mystique’s big top. As a trapeze artist in aContinue reading “Book Review: Trapeze by Leigh Ansell”

Book review: The Expectations by Alexander Tilney

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Expectations Author: Alexander Tilney Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: July 16, 2019 ISBN: 9780316450379 Synopsis from Goodreads: St. James is an exclusive New England boarding school known for grooming generations of leaders. Ben Weeks is a true insiderContinue reading “Book review: The Expectations by Alexander Tilney”

Book review: The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Summer of Us Author: Cicelia Vinesse Publisher: Poppy (imprint of Little, Brown & Company) Publication Date: June 5, 2018 ISBN: 9780316391139 Synopsis from Goodreads: American expat Aubrey has only two weeks left in Europe before she leaves for college, and she’sContinue reading “Book review: The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse”

Review: The Party by Robyn Harding

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Party Author: Robyn Harding Publisher: Scout Press Publication Date: June 6, 2017 ISBN: 9781501161247 Synopsis on Goodreads: Sweet sixteen. It’s an exciting coming of age, a milestone, and a rite of passage. Jeff and Kim Sanders plan on throwing a partyContinue reading “Review: The Party by Robyn Harding”

Book Club No. 4 – The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth / Alexandra Robbins / Hachette Books 2009 / 9781401302023 I’d rate this book somewhere between 3 and 3.5 stars. As one who was definitely part of the cafeteria fringe in high school, I was super eager to see Robbins’ analysis of the high school outcasts and why they tend toContinue reading “Book Club No. 4 – The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth”

Review: The Young World by Chris Weitz

 *I received this book on Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Young World Author: Chris Weitz Publisher: Little, Brown Books Publication Date: July 29th, 2014 ISBN: 9780316226295  Synopsis from Goodreads: After a mysterious Sickness wipes out the rest of the population, the young survivors assemble into tightly run tribes. Jefferson, the reluctant leaderContinue reading “Review: The Young World by Chris Weitz”

Review: This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki

 Title: This One Summer Authors: Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki Publisher: First Second Publication Date: May 2014 ISBN: 9781626720947 Synopsis from Goodreads: Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It’s their getaway, their refuge. Rosie’s friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she neverContinue reading “Review: This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki”

Warming up to “Blankets” on a Chilly Day

Craig Thompson’s “Blankets” is one of the best books I’ve picked up in a long time. Thompson’s black and white images are beautiful in their clarity and detail. I love the lack of any colour in the images. I feel as though colour would have taken away from the telling of Thompson’s story. Coloured inkContinue reading “Warming up to “Blankets” on a Chilly Day”