I was in Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe a few months ago while in Washington D.C. for a wedding, and I recommend, if you ever find yourself in the neighborhood, you run right into this lovely little store and enjoy all the books that surround you.Read More
Gals, gals, gals (and guys),
I don't even know what to say about this book and these words and this author.
I purchased We Are Never Meeting in Real Life a few months ago and had steadily been making my way through it since August.Read More
I finished Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions while flying to New England a few weeks ago. I wanted to listen to something while traveling that I knew I could finish (the only reading I was able to get done was while I was in the air), so I downloaded this little thing to my phone and quickly fell in love with all of the words.Read More
There are times when I can quietly finish an adventure and place it on my bookshelf, and then there are times when a story just sits on my bedside table for a handful of days after it is over. It took me quite a few weeks to My Lady Jane on a shelf, and it has everything to do with how much it surprised me.Read More
Are you listening?
Let me tell you a story...
Let me tell you why I’m giving Passenger five bright, golden stars.
I have seen reviews for this story jutting out over my Goodreads newsfeed during the last week, and I have heard the cries for more from some readers while I've simultaneously felt the frustration from others who could not help the way they felt the book teetered on for pages with no action.Read More
"I don't know what to do with my life," I said, wiping my eyes with a tissue.
"Al," my boyfriend, John, said laughing, "didn't you know going into it that it was going to end?"
"I was in denial!" I said through wet mascara. "Don't make fun of me."Read More
Trouble is a Friend of Mine landed loudly in my inbox a few weeks ago, and I would like to give a shout-out to Rachel Lodi, Digital Associate Publicist at Penguin Young Readers, for sending it my way (you are awesome, Rachel).Read More
My head hurts from crying so, so hard. I used a hand towel instead of kleenex for this book; I needed something heavy duty. Wow.
Morgan Matson has easily become one of my favorite Young Adult authors, ever.Read More