Title: All the Bright Places Author: Jennifer Niven Publisher: Knopf Publication Date: January 6, 2015 Tara’s rating: 5 out of 5 stars My local bookstore has been promoting this book like CRAZY for weeks and weeks – so I finally bit the bullet and gave it a shot, only to be 100% captivated. Advertisements
Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken Texas, 1905 Etta Spencer didn’t know she was a traveller until the day she found herself not just miles, but years from home. Now, Etta is stranded in time and separated from the boy she loves. At the mercy of a family she once thought her enemy, Etta learns of a… Read More Wayfarer – Book Review
Title: The Sandbox Author: JW Patrick Genre: Young Adult / Science Fiction In The Sandbox, anything is possible. For Isla, Dan, and Sonny, the Sandbox is a safe haven for them. Another world, or rather, a world within ours, that seems to be connected to their reality, but they aren’t entirely sure… Read More Editorial Review – The Sandbox
Title: Losing Normal Author: Francis Moss Genre: Young Adult / Dystopian / Science Fiction Losing Normal explores the dangers of rapidly evolving technology and the effect it has on everyone, including people like Alex Rinato. People never quite see Alex as “normal” because he is on the Autism spectrum. He and his friend… Read More Editorial Review – Losing Normal
Title: Heroes By Design Author: D.A. Irsik Genre: Young Adult / Christian A tale of friendship, faith, and perseverance takes center stage in Heroes by Design by D.A. Irsik. It follows the lives of Sela, Emily, and Zach–three friends who take pride in their Christian beliefs and the work they do in God’s… Read More Editorial Review – Heroes By Design
Recently, I mentioned to an author that writing can sometimes seem a trivial and frivolous occupation. She replied that she never thought of it that way. It made me wonder if insecurity about writing is more of a male problem than a female one. Rather like male film actors who indulge in ‘manly’ excesses… Read More Raking the Dust – Book Review
In After The Fire by Will Hill, the story of how a cult community reaches a devastating crisis unfolds through the disjointed memories of one of its survivors, Moonbeam.