Set against the backdrop of New York City in 1977, Burn Baby Burn takes place when things were changing for women, a serial killer was on the loose, a city was failing, it was the hottest summer on record, and disco was queen.
Nora López can’t... Read More | Share it now!
I have tried really hard to have a variety of YA books to read this summer. I hope that you send me your list of what you’re reading. Tweet or post in the comments a link to your choices! They can be any genre, any year published. (Book... Read More | Share it now!
Claire used to date the now famous pop star Jared Steele a couple of years ago. But that was when her family still had money, her mother was still alive, Claire was still in high school and Jared was a nobody. Now her mother is gone, her father has... Read More | Share it now!
Here’s week three. Have you seen anything great so far that will be on your summer reading list? The Raven King is book #4 of The Raven Cycle, and I am leaving that one for the end. I am going to re-read the first two, read the third book and... Read More | Share it now!
So what did you think of the first five books on last week’s list? I didn’t start out with any specific criteria other than the books had to be published this year any time prior to the end of summer. As I nosed around on Google, I... Read More | Share it now!
True, summer is a lot of fun in the sun, staying up late, sleeping in, and lazing around, but it is also the time when many people pick up a novel or two to devour while traveling, sitting on the beach or getting in their required summer reading.... Read More | Share it now!
Briefly: Gemma Tucker has the perfect boyfriend. Teddy is always doing good, starting “Save the Warbler” clubs and watching documentaries about the plight of something. Truth is, Gemma feels like she needs to have a do-gooder in her life to make up... Read More | Share it now!
Briefly: Maybe first impressions, plans and opinions aren’t the truth. Gwen’s family has lived on Seashell Island ever since her grandfather opened the local eatery, Castle’s. Her entire family has served the local summer crowd for decades, and... Read More | Share it now!
The Low Down: Rory needs to get away for the summer. Her mother sucks the life out of her, and she needs to get away as far as possible from her mom’s revolving door of boyfriends and break-ups. Rory jumps at the chance of working in the Hamptons... Read More | Share it now!
Belly lives for summer. Every year, she spends three months with her mom, brother, her mom’s best friend and her two boys. They have done so since before Belly was born. It’s not without its down side: being marginalized just because you... Read More | Share it now!