Once Upon a Dream: A Twisted Tale By Liz Braswell

14. September 2017 Reviews 0
What if the sleeping beauty never woke up? Once Upon a Dreammarks the second book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. It should be simple–a dragon defeated, a slumbering maiden, a prince poised to wake her. But when said prince falls asleep as soon as his lips ...

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

An extraordinarily moving novel about coming to terms with loss.The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the ...

Crazy House By James Patterson

29. August 2017 Reviews 0
  No one gets out alive. Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her home and thrown without reason into a hellish prison known as the Crazy House. To avoid execution, she’s told to shut her mouth and keep her head down. Becca was never really good at either. Her only hope for survival is for ...

Outsider by Natasha Brown

24. August 2017 Reviews 1
NEW RELEASE… On the western highlands of Scotland, a springtime storm pummels the coast while Kristie’s brother is out fishing. When he fails to return home, Kristie turns away from her list of chores to search the loch in an effort to ease her pregnant sister-in-law’s fears. Instead of finding Domnall, she discovers a naked ...

This is Just My Face, Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe

21. August 2017 Reviews 0
Gabourey Sidibe—“Gabby” to her legion of fans—skyrocketed to international fame in 2009 when she played the leading role in Lee Daniels’s acclaimed movie Precious. In This is Just My Face, she shares a one-of-a-kind life story in a voice as fresh and challenging as many of the unique characters she’s played onscreen. With full-throttle honesty, Sidibe paints her Bed-Stuy/Harlem family life with a polygamous father and a gifted mother who supports ...

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

21. August 2017 Reviews 0
  At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet, a curmudgeon with staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People think him bitter, and he thinks himself surrounded by idiots. Ove’s well-ordered, solitary world gets a shake-up one November morning with the appearance of new neighbors, a chatty young couple, and ...

Tides by Natasha Brown Book Review

06. June 2017 Reviews 3
NEW RELEASE… It’s Leif’s eighth summer going viking with his father on their ship the Kraken—and he’s had enough. For as long as Leif can remember, his father has claimed to be a descendant of Ægir, god of the sea, and has exploited their shape changing ability—all this to amass enough gold to gain entrance ...

Scars By Natasha Brown Book Review

09. May 2017 Uncategorized 1
NEW RELEASE… Along the breathtaking and unforgiving coast of Snæland, Ásta’s ancestral farm is plagued with bad luck. The kinless maiden’s turf walls continue to be found damaged, and there aren’t enough farmhands to maintain the property. Claw marks in the dirt revive old memories of the wolf attack that left her scarred, and she ...

My Top 5 Homeschool Resources

27. April 2017 lifestyle 0
     I’m no expert in Homeschooling but I would like to share a little bit of what I have learned in our first year.  I’m currently homeschooling a kindergartener. My reasons for homeschooling are based solely on the fact that we felt that our 5 year old just wasn’t ready for a public school atmosphere. I ...

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Book Review

21. March 2017 Reviews 0
Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle’s dungeons, sold with thousands of others into the Gold Coast’s booming slave ...