Category: book

Book Review: CLOUDBOUND, by Fran Wilde

After reading UPDRAFT, and loving it, I dove dove right into the second book in the Bone Universe series, CLOUDBOUND, by Fran Wilde. This time told from Nat’s point of view (and not Kirit’s), the YA dystopian novel is not a stand-alone. You should definitely read UPDRAFT first. Doing so let’s you get the most […]

Book Review: UPDRAFT, by Fran Wilde

Not since the Divergent books have I found a YA novel as energetic and exciting as Fran Wilde’s Bone Universe. UPDRAFT is the first in the series. And I devoured it like a skymouth! Towers made of growing bone rise above the clouds. The towers house the people. Oftentimes bridges stretch from tower to tower. […]

Book Review: Field of Valor, by Matthew Betley

I just finished reading the third book in the Logan West series. Matthew Betley’s Field of Valor is comparable to the first two in the series. Non-stop adrenaline. Witty banter. A clever plot. Twists and turns, and more twists, and even more turns . . . A rogue republic is operating inside the government. The […]

Book Review: Jar of Hearts, by Jennifer Hiller

I won a copy of Jar of Hearts, by Jennifer Hiller, on Goodreads. The book came in the mail with some bling. In with the book was a small glass jar, and a handful of candy hearts. Classy, Ms. Hiller. Classy. While I planned to read and review the book regardless, this little bit of […]

Book Review: Closer Than You Know, by Brad Parks

I read  in two sittings Closer Than You Know. From the opening chapter until the last, I just kept turning pages. I needed to know what would happen next. Had to know. Melanie Barrick had a rough childhood. She was put in the system. Her parents a waste of space, using up oxygen. They cared […]