We Were Liars is Literary Crème Brulée

Remember that RomCom with Julia Roberts where she plays a food critic? (That is honestly all I can remember of it…) Oh! But I have the power of the Google! Ok, the movie was called My Best Friend’s Wedding and thank you wiki quotes for providing the exact dialogue: Julianne: … Okay, you’re Michael, you’reContinue reading “We Were Liars is Literary Crème Brulée”

Sucker Literary 3 Cover Reveal!

So excited to have a story in the third Sucker anthology! Here is the beautiful cover: Sucker Literary is a platform for established and emerging, hugely intelligent writers who have the grit and talent to create compelling, authentic young adult literature that both adults and teens can enjoy. We are a literary enterprise dedicated to showcasingContinue reading “Sucker Literary 3 Cover Reveal!”

Book Review: Me, Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

  Me, Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews Greg Gaines’ major talent is blending in. In fact, he’s made it a point for his whole high school career to not make any friends or enemies, but to surf through the different cliques and groups without drawing attention to himself. In private however, heContinue reading “Book Review: Me, Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews”

Book Review: Winter Girls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson Lia and Cassie have been best friends since elementary school. They made a pact when they were 13 to be “the skinniest together.” Years later, Lia has been let out of the Eating Disorder clinic  for the second time. She and Cassie haven’t spoken in months, the last time manyContinue reading “Book Review: Winter Girls by Laurie Halse Anderson”

Book Review: Ask the Passengers

Ask the Passengers by A.S King Astrid Jones is a 17-year old senior high school student in a small town. Her family consists of a controlling mother, a perfect , athletic younger sister who is the mother’s obvious favourite and a father who drowns his own feelings of inadequacy in copious marijuana use. As nobodyContinue reading “Book Review: Ask the Passengers”

Book Review: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

The Running Dream By Wendelin Van Draanen I really enjoyed Van Draanen’s book Flipped, and therefore was looking forward to reading The Running Dream. It is our community reads season, and it is a book about running. I would like to have a good book that showcases some sort of sport on the long list andContinue reading “Book Review: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen”

Book Review: The Talk-Funny Girl

The Talk-Funny Girl by Roland Merullo Marjorie Richards lives on the outskirts of a small town in rural New Hampshire but even that does not account for her level of isolation. She lives with her parents, who hardly leave their small patch of land except to go to the local bar and to Pastor Schect’sContinue reading “Book Review: The Talk-Funny Girl”

Book Review: Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff

It is that time of the year again, when I am furiously reading a certain kind of novel, that elusive species of book that can simultaneously entice a girls from the ages of 12 to 17 old, as well as all their parents and all their teachers. I know. I should just give up now.Continue reading “Book Review: Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff”

Book Review: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Across the Universe by Beth Revis Amy is a cryogenically frozen passenger on the Godspeed, a ship that has left Earth in order to find another habitable planet. She is a non-essential, simply along for the ride with her parents. She should wake up 300 years later when the Godspeed has landed on Centauri-Earth, theirContinue reading “Book Review: Across the Universe by Beth Revis”

Book Review: The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston

There are some books that you do an unkindness to when you read them too fast. I think this might be one of those books. Although I love thinking about physics, especially the quantum kind, I don’t have a physics brain. Or a math brain. Or a very practical brain in general. But I understandContinue reading “Book Review: The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston”