5 Books for the Reluctant Tween Reader

My friend asked me a few weeks ago for book suggestions for her tween niece – her  words were “something that isn’t Divergent” which is apparently the only book that exists in this girl’s world and I know she isn’t alone even though ::shudders:: it’s one of my least favorite YA dystopian novels. I thoughtContinue reading “5 Books for the Reluctant Tween Reader”

Book Tag | Elements Book Covers

The Elemental Challenge: Should You Choose to Accept it: Water: 1. Find a book with water on it. 2. Find a book with blue on it. Fire: 1. Find a book with fire on it. 2. Find a book with red on it. Earth: 1. Find a book with something related to earth on it.Continue reading “Book Tag | Elements Book Covers”

15 Lessons Learned Watching The Maze Runner

Last night I decided to watch The Maze Runner even though I haven’t gotten around to reading the book yet. Because I’m a rebel. Yup. That’s right. Also my husband was like “Do you want to watch The Maze Runner?” And I said yes. Having not read the book, I was going into the movie relatively uninformed exceptContinue reading “15 Lessons Learned Watching The Maze Runner”

Book Review: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

My book club is discussing The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker this month, a sort of cross between an apocalyptic End of the World tale and a coming of age story. “On an ordinary Saturday in a California suburb, Julia awakes to discover that something has happened to the rotation of the earth.Continue reading “Book Review: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker”