Category: friendship

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: 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: LIGHT IT UP, by Nick Petrie

Because I won a copy of Nick Petrie’s LIGHT IT UP on Goodreads, I went ahead and ordered the first two books in the Peter Ash series. It was a risk. What if I did not care for Petrie’s writing? I’d be stuck with three books I didn’t want to read. That’s what. Thankfully, that […]

Is The Walking Dead . . . Dead?

The Walking dead first aired in the United States with an eight episode season in October 2010. For the next five years viewership and television ratings increased exponentially. While the show is loosely based on graphic novels written by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, the AMC series really launched the return of Zombies being […]

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tommy Black

My first #NextYACraze read for 2015, was Tommy Black and the Staff of Light, by Jake Kerr. Kerr, a music industry journalist, is also a Nebula Award nominated writer and was shortlisted for the Theodore Sturgeon and StorySouth Million Writers awards.  The book is a dense 400 pages. Don’t let that scare reluctant readers. The font […]