A Fool’s Journey

Last year was a flaming garbage fire. For everyone. I started 2016 by attending my Grandfather’s funeral on my birthday and it was pretty much a preview for how the year was going to go. And now we’re here. And we have to figure out how to live every day in this world. For a … More A Fool’s Journey

Book Review: Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

Title: Exit, Pursued by a Bear Author: E.K. Johnston Published: Dutton Books 2016 Recommended if you like: Cheerleading, hopeful survivor stories, Shakespeare, Veronica Mars Read-a-Like: All the Rage, Speak, Open Road Summer Rating: 6 out of 5 Golden Bear Mascots First Line: I start running after school.   Y’all, I LOVED this book. Like I LOOOOVED it. I read it the second I … More Book Review: Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

Book Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

Mini Review: The best elements of dystopia from a refreshingly different perspective. Title: The Summer Prince Author: Alaya Dawn Johnson Published: March 2013 by Arthur A. Levine Books 289 pages Recommended if you like: Dystopian YA, novels with rad future tech, ethnic diversity, LGBTQ novels, street art Read-a-Like: Proxy by Alex London Rating: 4.75 out of … More Book Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

Book Review: Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Title: Born Confused Author: Tanuja Desai Hidier First Sentences: “I guess the whole mess started around my birthday. Amendment: my first birthday.” Publisher:   July 1st 2003 by Scholastic Paperbacks Rating: 4 out of 5 Daddy Daughter Corn Muffin Dates * This ARC provided through Netgalley* Mini Review: Lovely and entrancing, with minimal use of annoying tropes.     Summary Dimple is an … More Book Review: Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Book Review: Inheritance by Malinda Lo

Title: Inheritance Author: Malinda Lo Prequel: Adaptation First Sentence: “The triangle spaceship hovered motionless in the sky above Reese Holloway’s house, as inscrutable as a black hole.” Rating: 6 out of 5 freaky alien powers I mentioned in my review of Adaptation that my life prevented me from reading this immediately upon its release because … More Book Review: Inheritance by Malinda Lo