The Calling by Kelley Armstrong || Book Review

The Calling by Kelley Armstrong || Book Review

Hello, beautiful people! Let's continue with reviewing Armstrong's Darkness Rising trilogy with book two, The Calling. In this exciting sequel, we FINALLY start to uncover so many of the unanswered questions and find out what happened after the "BIG EVENT" in book one. So if you HAVEN'T read book one, please make sure to read my [...]

The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong || Book Review

The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong || Book Review

"I want you to have big dreams, big goals. I want you to strive to achieve them. But I don't want to see you beating yourself up every time you make a mistake." Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Maya is just an ordinary teen in an ordinary town. Sure, she doesn't know much about her background - the [...]

Time of Our Lives by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka || Book Review

Time of Our Lives by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka || Book Review

"The whole time, I'm here and only here. We're an hourglass on its side, the sand suspended, hanging in temporary eternity." Synopsis: A boy desperate to hold on, a girl ready to let go. Fitz Holton waits in fear for the day his single mother's early-onset Alzheimer's starts stealing her memory. He's vowed to stay [...]

Wild at Heart by K.A. Tucker || Book Review

Wild at Heart by K.A. Tucker || Book Review

"'But I will always find my way back to you,' he whispers against my lips." Synopsis: Calla Fletcher returns to Toronto a different person, struggling to find direction and still very much in love with the rugged bush pilot she left behind. When Jonah arrives on her doorstep with a proposition she can’t dismiss, she [...]

Pax by Sara Pennypacker || Buddy Read Discussion

Pax by Sara Pennypacker || Buddy Read Discussion

Hello beautiful people! So ... for a long time ... I felt like the ONLY person who hadn't read Pennypacker's Pax ... seriously, EVERYONE HAS READ THIS! Luckily, Iseult @ Iseult Murphy contacted me and asked to do a buddy read. OBVIOUSLY, I was happy because (a) I get to do a buddy read and (b) I [...]

The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker || Book Review

The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker || Book Review

"Up here it's about having enough food to eat, and enough heat to stay alive through the winter. It's about survival, and enjoying the company of the people that surround us. It's not about whose house is the biggest, or who has the nicest clothes, or the most money. We support each other because we're [...]

Pax by Sara Pennypacker || Book Review

Pax by Sara Pennypacker || Book Review

"Because I am exactly where I should be, doing exactly what I should be doing. That is peace." Synopsis: A moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox, and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen. Pax was only a kit when his family was [...]

A Collection of Light by Neeme || Book Review

A Collection of Light by Neeme || Book Review

"There's a large part of me that craves sunset drives with no destinations; sliding down hills on bodyboards in the midst of thunderstorms & 3am conversations with our feet on the wall & warm wine. Speak to me about stars & dreams & collisions of fate. Those are the things that make me breathe a [...]

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch || Book Review

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch || Book Review

"What I really want is someone who will wake me up early so I don't miss a sunrise." Synopsis: Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She’s only there because it was her mother’s dying wish that she get to know her [...]

Light Filters In: Poems by Caroline Kaufman || Book Review

Light Filters In: Poems by Caroline Kaufman || Book Review

"It's okay if some things are always out of reach. If you could carry all the stars in the palm of your hand, they wouldn't be half as breathtaking" Synopsis: In Light Filters In, Caroline Kaufman—known as @poeticpoison—does what she does best: reflects our own experiences back at us and makes us feel less alone, [...]