Book Review: Purple Hearts by Michael Grant

“But she has learned something about fear: you must always listen to it, but you need not give in to it.” Rainy Schulterman, Purple Hearts, chapter 3, page 41 You can’t read Purple Hearts by Michael Grant and not feel

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Book Review: Hawking’s Hallway, Book 3 of the Accelerati Trilogy by Neil Shusterman and Eric Elfman

“People have souls; organizations do not. But organizations have more power than any one person does. The best we can hope to do is apply our individual humanity to the wielding of an organization’s power.” Edison. Hawking’s Hallway, Chapter 14,

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Book Review: Tesla’s Attic, Book One of the Accelerati Trilogy by Neal Shusterman & Eric Elfman

“In theory, they had moved here to start a fresh, shining new life. But even the most promising theories can be impossible to prove.” Tesla’s Attic: Chapter 1, page 3 I love that this book is completely accessible for kids

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Book Review: The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

“Remember that you are much different now than you were an hour ago, Ceony. Before you merely read about magic; now you have it.” Chapter 2, page 27, (Mg. Thane) The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg The Paper Magician

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Book Review: Beyond the Edge of the Map by A.L. Tait

“There are times when facts are helpful and times when a little bit of fanciful thinking goes a long way.”  (Jed) Beyond the Edge of the Map: The Mapmaker Chronicles, chapter 6 Quinn Freeman has set sail again! It’s another

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TBR List: 2018 Edition

The #TBR List — every reader has one. It may be a stack of print novels a combination of garage sales finds, library borrows, and new release splurges. Your TBR (to-be-read) list of books may be list on your Good

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Book Review: Thunderstruck by Brenda Drake

“There are more than two choices. Always another way we cannot see for our minds are too close to the heart.” (Thunderstruck by Brenda Drake) This weekend I dove into Thunderstruck by Brenda Drake, a YA novel that effortlessly combines

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Book Review: The Last Star by Rick Yancey

“Because love is the most dangerous weapon in the world. It’s more unstable than uranium.” (The Last Star by Rick Yancey, Chapter 52, page 188) Dystopian YA has always been a favorite of mine to read. I began reading The

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Added “Everything, Everything” to TBR List

If you’ve been following my book review posts since Christmas, you know I’ve been reading the Rick Yancey YA series The 5th Wave. I’ve already posted my thoughts and reviews about book 1 and book 2 — yes, I liked

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Book Review: The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

“That’s the lesson they taught us, Razor. What matters and what doesn’t. The one truth at the center of all the lies.” (The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey, Chapter 82, page 292) Starting off the New Year by finishing The

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