Category: Reviews

United States of Books – Jim the Boy by Tony Earley

United States of Books – Jim the Boy by Tony Earley

    This week takes us to North Carolina. Entertainment Weekly says – “A boy named Jim come of age during the depression in a secluded North Carolina hamlet where the state’s history looms large and maps of the Confederacy still hang in his classroom.”  Jim the Boy by Tony Earley […]

Posted December 12, 2016 by Laura in Reviews, United States of Books / 0 Comments

Giant YA/NA Heap O’ Reviews

Giant YA/NA Heap O’ Reviews

Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy was such a unique read. Yuri is a seventeen year-old Russian physicist prodigy, who is recruited to the United States to help save the world. An asteroid is headed toward Earth and NASA needs every mind they can get. Yuri had been sheltered in Russia […]

Posted December 7, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

I’ve Read Stuff

I’ve Read Stuff

   All These Perfect Strangers by Aoife Clifford was a gripping read in which you are never sure if the narrator is being honest or not. Told in three different timelines it was confusing at first, but then I found myself sucked in. I enjoyed the road Clifford took me down and […]

Posted December 6, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

United States of Books – Spartina by John Casey

United States of Books – Spartina by John Casey

    This week takes us to Rhode Island with Spartina by John Casey. Entertainment Weekly says – Dick Pierce works in Narragansett Bay, but his true passion is is the unfinished boat in his backyard. The tale may be standard, but Casey’s lyrical descriptions of the Rhode Island sea […]

Posted October 31, 2016 by Laura in Reviews, United States of Books / 0 Comments

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars by Lisa Selin Davis is the story of a family coping with a devastating loss that may end up tearing the whole family apart. Carrie has turned to partying, her mother took off, her little sister is lost in the shuffle and her father is just angry. Facing the […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Laura in Blog Tours, Giveaway, Reviews / 2 Comments

The Hopefuls – Jennifer Close

The Hopefuls – Jennifer Close

The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close was a book I had so much hope for. I love Washington D.C. based drama TV shows, and I was hoping that would translate well to the written word. I was nervous as I have read a slew of NYC based books lately and they […]

Posted September 22, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

Labyrinth Lost – Zoraida Cordova

Labyrinth Lost – Zoraida Cordova

Be still my heart – a YA fantasy book featuring multiple diversities (PoC and LGBT). Come to momma my precious.  Oh, and it’s really good, well that is just an added bonus. Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova is the story of sixteen year-old Alex, a bruja from a long line of powerful […]

Posted August 30, 2016 by Laura in Blog Tours, Giveaway, Reviews / 3 Comments

Falling – Jane Green

Falling – Jane Green

 I’m going to start this review by clearly stating that I heart Jane Green. Her book Jemima J is one of my all time favorites and I own almost all of her books. I was super excited when I heard about Falling as it was her returning to romance. Emma […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments