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Book Review: One Breath Away

One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf Published June 2012 Genre(s): Fiction, mystery, thriller, suspense 379 pages “We’re always one breath away from something, living or dying, sometimes it just can’t be helped.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, an unknown man armed with a gun walks into an elementary… Continue reading Book Review: One Breath Away

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Book Review: The Merciful Crow

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen Published July 2019 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy 384 pages “’Everyone needs a hobby.’ He rubbed the back of his neck, as if trying to scrape together another jest. ‘And an appalling number of Saborians seem to have picked ‘murdering Crows’ for theirs.’” Rating Summary Fie is a future chieftain of… Continue reading Book Review: The Merciful Crow

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Book Review: There’s Something About Sweetie

There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon Published May 2019 Genre(s): YA, Contemporary, Romance 378 pages “If the word “fat” makes you cringe, I hope you’ll stop and examine why that is. What do you think when you see the word “thin”? My guess is nothing, or at least, nothing bad. So then, is there… Continue reading Book Review: There’s Something About Sweetie

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Book Review: Saving the Griffin

Saving the Griffin by Kristin Wolden Nitz Published April 2007 Genre(s): Children, Fantasy 184 pages “‘Griffins aren’t extinct,’ Kate said. ‘They never existed. They’re mythical. Imaginary.’” Rating Summary Due to her father’s work, 11-year old Kate and her family are living in Italy for a few months. When they’re not doing homework or sightseeing, Kate… Continue reading Book Review: Saving the Griffin

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Book Review: Crooked kingdom

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo Published September 2016 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy 536 pages 5/5 stars “I would have come for you. And if I couldn’t walk, I’d crawl to you, and no matter how broken we were, we’d fight our way out together-knives drawn, pistols blazing. Because that’s what we do. We never stop fighting.” Summary… Continue reading Book Review: Crooked kingdom

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Book Review: Togwotee Passage

Togwotee Passage by L.G. Cullens Published November 2019 Genre(s): Fiction, Adventure 242 pages “It strikes him that life can be so much a didn’t-see-it-coming thing, which is unsettling.” Rating Summary Togwotee (toe’-ga-tee) is the name of a challenging mountain pass in the Absaroka Mountains of northwest Wyoming. In the title of this fictive tale it’s… Continue reading Book Review: Togwotee Passage

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Book Review: Six Of Crows

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Published September 2015 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance 479 pages 5.0 stars         “No mourners. No funerals.” Summary (From Goodreads) Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price–and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker.… Continue reading Book Review: Six Of Crows

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Book Review: Love & Luck

 Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch Published May 2018 Genre(s): YA, contemporary, romance 303 pages 3.5/5 stars   “Labels aren’t big enough for people. And once you try to categorize someone, you stop looking for who they actually are.” Summary (from Goodreads)  Addie is visiting Ireland for her aunt’s over-the-top destination wedding, and hoping… Continue reading Book Review: Love & Luck

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Book Review: Rebel of the Sands

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton Published March 2016 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Romance 314 pages 3.5/5 stars “‘I’ve been to a lot of places,’ Jin said. ‘And I’ve heard a lot of what people think is true. When everyone seems so very sure, it’s hard to figure anyone is right.’” Summary (from Goodreads) Mortals… Continue reading Book Review: Rebel of the Sands

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Mini Review: Wayward Son

Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell Published: September 2019||Pages: 356|| Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, LGBT, Romance Simple Summary Now that everything is over, Simon is pretty unmotivated in everything, even his relationship with Baz. So Penny decides to take the three of them on a road trip through America. Of course trouble is bound to find them. Spoilers… Continue reading Mini Review: Wayward Son