Beneath the Sugar Sky – Seanan McGuire – Review

    Rini lands in the pond at Elenor West’s Home for Wayward Children. She is looking for her mother, Sumi. Problem is that Sumi died a few years earlier. Rini, with the help from some of the wayward children sets out to fix the past so that she can exist in the future  Continue reading “Beneath the Sugar Sky – Seanan McGuire – Review”

Running with Lions – Julian Winters – Review

Sebastian is heading to soccer camp for the last time. For his whole high school career he has spent his summers with his friends perfecting his soccer skills. Now is his last summer to do that. This summer is full of coming to terms with a phase of his life ending and another beginning. AllContinue reading “Running with Lions – Julian Winters – Review”

Down Among the Sticks and Bones – Seanan McGuire

We know how Jack and Jill’s story ends but how did it begin? Who were these girls before they found their doorway? What did coming to The Moors do for them and to them? How does life change when you are ¬†given the opportunity to explore a life that you were always denied?    Continue reading “Down Among the Sticks and Bones – Seanan McGuire”

Every Heart a Doorway – Seanan McGuire – Review

Children disappear and go to wondrous lands. Lands where they can belong and find their true potential. Then those children have to come back to our world. Adapting to life in the mundane world can be difficult which is where Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children comes in. It is a place to learn howContinue reading “Every Heart a Doorway – Seanan McGuire – Review”

Dread Nation – Justina Ireland – Review

Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to dead began to walk at Gettysburg. Life is flipped on its head, when the dead no longer stay dead. Jane is raised in a world where survival is the most important aspect of life. Jane is sent to Miss Preston’s School of Combat. HereContinue reading “Dread Nation – Justina Ireland – Review”

Thunderhead- Neal Shusterman – Review

(Since this is a review for a second book in a series there will be spoilers for the previous book. ) Citra has been given the role as Scythe, taking the name Anastasia. She is determined to be merciful and respectful to the lives she chooses to end. She will not take a life withoutContinue reading “Thunderhead- Neal Shusterman – Review”

Leah and the Offbeat – Becky Albertalli – Review

Leah knows drumming and she understands music. Everything else in her life? She has no idea how to handle. It is her senior year and the world feels like it is slipping through her fingers. Friends are fighting. In the Fall they will all be entering into a whole new stage of life, without oneContinue reading “Leah and the Offbeat – Becky Albertalli – Review”

Scythe – Neal Shusterman – Review

Death has been conquered. You hit your head on the sidewalk, fall off a building or end up in a car crash and you are taken to a revival center. You body is mended and you are able to live your life again. Humans are immortal. Death has been conquered but the world is notContinue reading “Scythe – Neal Shusterman – Review”

A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness – Review

Connor’s life is in turmoil. Everyday is uncertain and he is beginning to become lost inside his world. He is expecting one type of monster to rampage through his life but ends up with a much different one. This one tells him he will tell him three stories in exchange for Connor telling him one.Continue reading “A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness – Review”

The Raven King – Maggie Stiefvater – Review

The end of the search for Glendower is here. All that Gansey and his friends have been ¬†searching for will reveal itself. Will they get their one favor? Will the prophecy about Blue and her true love come to pass? What will become of Cabeswater? More importantly who will everyone be after this adventure isContinue reading “The Raven King – Maggie Stiefvater – Review”