Okay, let’s talk about girls, equestrianism, and the onset of the depression? Or let’s just focus on the first two with hints of the last one. Yea, that sounds like a good idea. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani tells the story of a young lady named Thea who is being depositedContinue reading “Audiobook Review: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girl by Anton DiSclafani”
This has been on my digital audio shelf for over a year and I finally got around to it, and the only thing I have to say is: what took me so long? Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is a masterfully crafted young adult World War II story about fate, survival, and guilt.Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys”
Alright! I was tagged by Sarah@ Reviews and Readathons to tell you a little bit about my favorite genre. The tag was created by Drew @ TheTattooedBookGeek. It took me some time to inventory what I’ve read lately and see what my genre is exactly, because honestly, I tent to read all over the map.
Sometimes I swear that the 1950s are my happy place. Then I wake up and realize how 21st-Century-me would have probably been labeled insane. The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis is a book that makes this revelation abundantly clear while still telling a compelling narrative. The novel tells two stories linked by one central point: theContinue reading “Book Review: The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis”
This book meme is hosted by Freda at Freda’s Voice. Be sure to visit her blog if you would like to participate! The Rules Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.) Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) Post it.Continue reading “Friday 56 // The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis”
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I am waiting on The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh. Release Date: March 14, 2017 A page-turning tale of murder, subversion and vice in which a female medical student in Victorian Edinburgh isContinue reading “Waiting on Wednesday #17 // The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh”
If I had to pick a kryptonite, its World War II fiction. This setting in time is fascinating to me on several levels and it’s such a rich period that I find I don’t ever read the same story twice. Both book hangovers that I have been nursing this year were World War II narrativesContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity #2)”
Memorable Mondays is a meme that focuses on spotlighting our favorite quotes from books we’ve read. This week’s Memorable Monday comes from Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein.
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I am waiting on Sirius by Jonathan Crown Release Date: October 4, 2016 A highly original, tragicomic novel as seen through Sirius, an extraordinary dog who helps his Jewish family escape from Germany toContinue reading “Waiting on Wednesday #4 // Sirius by Jonathan Crown”
Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world This week we are celebrating the year being half over by looking at our favorite book of the ear so far. This book came out several years ago but I can’t say enoughContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // Favorite Book of 2016 So Far”