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Nothing Bugged Me About ‘The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls’ by Claire Legrand

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!

More Jared than Tiffany: ‘Being Audrey Hepburn’ by Mitchell Kriegman

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!

Nope. Just Nope. ‘Anything To Have You’ by Paige Harbison

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!

The Sunday Post 10.5.2014 Edition

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!

I Was Burned: ‘Burn for Burn’ by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian

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!

Evocative Fantasy: ‘Illusions of Fate’ by Kiersten White

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!

INKlets: Four (Count ‘Em, Four!) Book Review Round-Up

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!

Book Review: ‘Isla and the Happily Ever After’ by Stephanie Perkins

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!

Cormoran Strikes again: ‘The Silkworm’ by Robert Galbraith

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!

BriefINK Review: Five Title Round-Up Review

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!