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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: 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 […]

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 […]

Book Review: The Clarity, by Keith Thomas

I received an advance review copy of Keith Thomas’ The Clarity. After reading the back cover synopsis, I bumped it ahead of the book on my To-Be-Read (TBR) pile. And within a few days, finished the book with a sense of “wow, that was not what I expected!” kind of feel. Ashanique is a young […]