Tag Archives: school

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!

Book Review and Giveaway: ‘Crash and Burn’ by Michael Hassan

I can’t even begin to review this book in my usual style: plot, what I liked about it, what I didn’t like about it, and end with a summary. This book deserves much more than this kind of review, and yet as I sit here, trying to write it, I have no... Read More | Share it now!

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite Books Set in a School

  Since we only have about two weeks left until school starts, I decided to go with books where the school or being at school is an integral part of the story. Do you have other faves? Let me know in the comments! Anna and the French Kiss by... Read More | Share it now!

Q&D Book Review: ‘Variant’ by Robison Wells

At first glance, the synopsis of this book sounds creepy, cool, scary and awesome. Unfortunately for me, it didn’t live up to the hype. Benson Fisher is just another foster kid in the system who somehow finds out about the perfect school for kids... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Book Review: ‘The Nightmare Affair’ by Mindee Arnett

Rating: 3 The Low Down: Dusty Everhart is a literal nightmare. She’s only known for two months that she must feed on people’s dreams to exist. She has no control over who she feeds off of or when; that’s decided by The Will. It’s an awkward... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Vampire Academy’ by Richelle Mead

Rating: 3 The Low Down: Rose and Lissa, a mortal vampire, have been caught. On the run for two years, they are returned summarily to St. Vladimir’s Academy where they go to school. Why they left is the mystery that slowly unfolds in this tale of... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You’ by Ally Carter #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: In this first book of the Gallagher Girl series, you meet Cammie, aka the Chameleon. She knows how to blend into the woodwork and be average and invisible. The daughter of the head of the school, her mother, a former spy, took... Read More | Share it now!

Q&D Review: ‘The School for Dangerous Girls’ by Eliot Schrefer #ATBF

Rating: 3 Best Thang ‘Bout It: This school is creepy, but not in a slasher film kind of way. It’s the isolation – from the closest town, from parents, because of snow, no phones no cars no internet. It was a great idea for a book. I’m... Read More | Share it now!