Month: December 2010

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Your Recommended Reads

Your Recommended Reads

We asked and you answered! Earlier this month we asked you to share your favorite titles in the comment section of our What will you be reading on your Winter Break poll. This week we’ve been sharing our Best of 2010 picks for YA Literature. Now it’s your turn. Here are your recommended titles: Shiver […]

Posted December 31, 2010 by in Best of lists, Polls / 0 Comments
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Best Young Adult Books of 2010: Taylor’s List

Best Young Adult Books of 2010: Taylor’s List

You’ve seen Sara and Steph‘s lists for the Best Young Adult Books of 2010;  now here are Taylor’s favorites: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins The waiting and anticipation for the final book of the Hunger Games Trilogy was well worth the wait! It wasn’t pretty, but it was real. Mockingjay is the perfect ending to the […]

Posted December 29, 2010 by in Best of lists / 5 Comments
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Cover comparison: The Radleys by Matt Haig

Cover comparison: The Radleys by Matt Haig

When I first saw the cover for The Radleys by Matt Haig, I thought, Oh great, another vampire novel with red, white and black color scheme. How original. But then I looked a little more closely at the cover art, and came to the conclusion that it’s definitely more sinister than that other vampire series. […]

Posted December 29, 2010 by in Featured Book / 4 Comments
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Hot Chocolate for the Female Soul

Hot Chocolate for the Female Soul

It’s delicious, it’s soothing, it’s familiar, it’s indulgent. The best way I can describe Chick Lit is to say it’s hot chocolate for the female soul. From the girly book covers – that come in an assortment of appealing girly colors and which may or may not feature some fabulously stylish girly accessory – to […]

Posted December 28, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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Book review: The Radleys by Matt Haig

Book review: The Radleys by Matt Haig

I got my hands on a copy of this book a couple months ago and wrote a review, but it was so long ago it seems like ages. With The Radleys out today in the U.S., I thought it was worth reposting, with a few updates. Synopsis: Peter, Helen and their teenage children, Clara and […]

Posted December 28, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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