Everless – Review

"'Time is for burning, girl.' It's a familiar expression in the village - why hoard time when every day is dully brutal, the same as the one before and the one that will come after? To hear it from a man who's never known hunger or cold makes my fingers twitch toward a fist." Welcome [...]

Learning To Fall – Review

"As if conjuring my dream, the earth shook." The opening line of Learning To Fall reads as an omen. The earth shook and then Brynn's world shook, leaving her to desperately try to hold on to everything she has ever known and loved. Learning To Fall is a stunning debut novel that sweeps you into [...]

Rethinking Possible – Review

"For a family who knew so much - whose faith was so deep, love so abiding, and minds filled with mottos designed to keep us focused on the possibilities that were surely ahead - we knew nothing that could have prepared us for that kind of loss." Rethinking possible is listed as a memoir. A [...]

I Like You Like This – Review I also

"Hannah always tried her best to hold it together. Tears only made it worse. Eventually she'd gotten used to the tormenting and pretended to be in on the joke." Hannah Zandana lives a bleak life. She faces unrelenting bullying at home and at school, and only wants to find a place where she belongs. This [...]

Army Wife – Review

"There's nothing better than welcoming your husband home from war -- nothing except welcoming your sons." Army Wife is the perfect name for this memoir describing how being married to a soldier really is. Her voice really shines through in this telling memoir, and she strikes me a very fun and sassy woman. That spark [...]

Perfectly Undone – Review

"Dad always told me, "People should never forget where they come from," as if it's possible to erase it from memory. Maybe if I could forget my past, I'd finally get a hold on my future." Dr. Dylan Michels has it all. A fantastic job doing what she loves, the chance to further her career [...]

After Midnight – Review

"Alix knew she was in trouble." We open with that line, immediately pulling us into a story full of scandal and intrigue. Alix, blackmailed into impersonating her twin sister Lily, begins her misadventure by thinking Lily's husband Nicholas to be an oblivious fool. Lily has assured her he pays no attention to her and will [...]

Ocean’s Fire – Review

"Your beliefs shape the world we see. Change your beliefs, change your world." Ocean's Fire follows the journey of Skylar Southmartin picking up the pieces of her life after her mother's death. Choosing to stay closer to home to finish her degree, Skylar wants to figure out why the plan to resurrect her mother didn't [...]

The Balance Project – Review

"You've got to make your own dreams happen, Lucy," Ty says. "Sounds a lot like you're helping to make someone else's dreams happen." The Balance Project is such a fun read! Very reminiscent of The Devil Wears Prada and The Nanny Diaries, The Balance Project is about the life of a working woman who earnestly [...]

A Dangerous Year – Review

"Grades aren't always good enough," he said. "Right now, the only extracurriculars you can list on a college application are street fighting and instigating international incidents." It is with this sentence that Riley Collins finds herself heading away from her life as a diplomats daughter and into the illustrious halls of Harrington Academy. She wonders [...]