Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray…starts out funny, ends up funny. And there’s some action, make-overs, and cute pirate boys in between. The novel opens with the following message: “This story is brought to you by The Corporation: Because Your Life Can Always Be Better™. We at The Corporation would like you to enjoy this story, … Continue reading

The Sleepwalkers by J. Gabriel Gates

The Sleepwalkers

The Sleepwalkers by J. Gabriel Gates is a great book to read during the Halloween season. It’s got ghosts, an insane asylum, and one scary-ass clown. The characters felt a little flat, and I had a hard time with the third person present POV, but the book is very cinematic. I could totally see this … Continue reading

Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready

A review of Shade

I blew through this book! The fast (if somewhat predictable) plot, interesting mythology, and spunky characters ensure that I’ll be reading the next book in this series. Aura Salvatore is just your average Post-Shift high school student. She wears red so the ghosts don’t bother her during the day, changes to something professional to complete … Continue reading

Coffee Post!

Great Infographic I stumbled upon about my favorite beverage. Via: Homeowners Insurance

Bone Dressing by Michelle Brooks

Bone Dressng was one of the worst books I’ve tried to read in a long time. It’s basically narrated by the most annoying teen in the world, Sydney Roberdeau. In real life, I’m pretty sure Syd would be be an up-talker. Now, I didn’t finish this book. I got roughly half way through it and … Continue reading

Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

The final installment of the Wolves of Mercy Falls Trilogy doesn’t live up to the action and emotion-packed first two novels, Shiver and Linger. The slow plot arc, focus on too-familiar characters, and open ending left me unsatisfied at the end of the book. The book begins with Grace as a wolf, and Sam waiting for her … Continue reading

Words of wisdom from my sister

Life is throwing up from hunger, spilling your pretzels all over your lap, missing .67 on a multiple choice exam, and sitting at home on a Friday night with a missing toenail, no toilet paper, and all your light bulbs burnt out.   But it’s okay, because sometimes you get a free cupcake.

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