Recently, somewhere, I came across Winterspell by Claire Legrand. It was published at the end of September, and when I read the synopsis of the story, it sounded like something I’d want to read. Of course there is a waiting list at my library... Read More | Share it now!
Briefly: What happens when your average girl with below average finances and a Jersey accent gets stuck in that infamous black Givenchy from Breakfast at Tiffany’s? At the Metropolitan Museum of Art? During a hoity toity soirée? And people see... Read More | Share it now!
To be honest, I had already started this book several months ago and lost interest. It’s supposed to be about two people who should be together, but is really about deception, dishonesty and being passed-out drunk.
Briefly: Brooke and Natalie... Read More | Share it now!
I am in some kind of fried food coma, dreaming of a variety of consumables cooked to a delicious, greasy crisp (is that an oxymoron?) by the time this is published. In other words, I will be sound asleep and snoring after attending the State Fair... Read More | Share it now!
Briefly: Three girls make a pact to get back at some students at their high school. There may or may not be some fantasy elements, but I couldn’t tell for sure.
Didja Like It?: Sigh. I have read one other book by each of these authors, and was... Read More | Share it now!
Briefly: Melei is a riot of color; Albion is shades of slate. Jessamin, the daughter of an encounter between her Melei mother and Alben father, has left the island to continue her studies. The professor at a college in Avebury (“teeming with... Read More | Share it now!
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Briefly: Nice guy Clay Jensen receives a mysterious box that contains cassette tapes. The weird thing? They are from his dead classmate, Hannah Baker. Hannah committed suicide, and Clay does not want to have to hear... Read More | Share it now!
There is a Curse of the Trilogy. Sometimes, the middle book serves only as a bridge from the first book to the third. It’s full of explanations and set up, but not much happens. Then there’s the Burn-Out; by the time the author gets to the... Read More | Share it now!
Briefly: Private Detective Cormoran Strike gained quite a bit of notice by proving the so-called suicide of an infamous model was indeed murder. He has more work than he can say yes to, though it is mostly of the “I need you to follow my... Read More | Share it now!
Unhinged by A. G. Howard
Briefly: Volume 2 of the Splintered series, Unhinged is a continuation of the Alice in Wonderland-inspired story of Alyssa Gardner and her link to an unusual family and world.
Defeating the Red Queen was over, and Alyssa wants... Read More | Share it now!