Author: Katie McGarry (blog, twitter) Genre: YA w/ mature themes Publication: July 31, 2012, Harlequin Teen Pages: 384 synopsis from Goodreads [book rating=4.5/5] No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with “freaky” scars on her arms. Even Echo can’t remember […]
When my BFF Shannon tells me to read a book that she loved, I know I will like it, or fall head over heels in love with it. So it was no surprise then that after her recommendation to read the Iron Fey series by Julie Kagawa I fell madly in love. […]
This is my vision for music that enhances and evokes feelings about the book Timepiece (Hourglass #2) by Myra McEntire. Clearly the POV of Kaleb made me think of more male-centric themes of love, loss, daddy issues, and of course ‘ghosts’ and time travel! So here are my selections that scream […]
Sequels sequels sequels! (ok, so that would be a trilogy, but you get my enthusiasm, right?) September is going to be a very exciting month for sequels. Two books we read last year both have sequels that we have been anticipating since we first read Enclave and Anna Dressed in […]
Filming has finally gotten underway in Toronto for the hotly anticipated adaptation of the first book in Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series. Filming, which began on August 20th, is rumored to extend through November. Jamie Campbell Bower, Lily Collins, Jemima West, and Robert Sheehan who play Jace, Clary, Isabelle […]
Author: Kody Keplinger (blog, twitter) Genre: YA w/ mature themes Publication: September 7, 2010 Pages: 280 synopsis from Goodreads Rating: 4 Hearts Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn’t think she’s the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She’s also way too smart to fall for the […]
What did you think of Reth in this book? He seemed uncharacteristically human to me. What are your feelings on Evie’s journey of self-discovery? What about Lend’s and Evie’s relationship? What did you think of Evie being so bothered about being manipulated into doing things? Jack. Jack. Jack. Did you […]
Questions coming soon!
It’s August and hot so what better way to spend the last lazy days of summer than partaking in our monthly bookclub discussion. We have chosen four diverse books for this months selection that include Steam Punk, a popular series sequel, a series finale, and fantasy.