Category: Book Review

The Nocturnals: The Moonlight Meeting by Tracey Hecht & Rumur Dowling

The Nocturnals: The Moonlight Meeting by Tracey Hecht & Rumur Dowling

The perfect entree for young readers to begin devouring books independently, The Nocturnals: The Moonlight Meeting is the first in a new series of young reader chapter books that is filled with whimsy and educational content. Fabled Films Press, the imprint of Fabled Films, a children’s media and entertainment company, is thrilled to announce Grow & […]

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Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta looked, to me, like a quiet, unassuming book about a blossoming romance set amidst a series of mysterious deaths at a New York theater. Instead, what I found was an explosive look at femininity and love and loss and power, and the deeply unsettling pattern of ignoring misogyny […]

Posted October 5, 2017 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Things I’m Seeing Without You by Peter Bognanni

Things I’m Seeing Without You by Peter Bognanni

Things I expected from this book: an emo teen mourning her dead boyfriend, and whoa is me, all the angst. Things I actually got: a weirdly funny, quirky, touching, moving book about love and loss and grief and death that left me shook in the best way possible. Things I’m Seeing Without You by Peter […]

Posted October 2, 2017 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

Today’s review is a guest post from Ali of Dazzled by Books! Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco is beautiful, morbid, and mystifying. After all the tragic events in Stalking Jack the Ripper, Audrey Rose and Thomas are off to Romania to school. Of course the Academy of Forensics, Science, and Medicine has plenty of […]

Posted September 25, 2017 by Sara in Book Review / 1 Comment
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There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins + Blog Tour Contest

There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins + Blog Tour Contest

Today, we’re hosting a stop on the official blog tour for There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins, which wins the award this year for book that I both simultaneously enjoyed and regretted reading. Why, you ask? Well, I adore Stephanie Perkins, and I’ve loved her previous books. But I’m also a big ol’ […]

Posted September 22, 2017 by Sara in Blog tour, Book Review, Contests / 7 Comments
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Release by Patrick Ness

Release by Patrick Ness

A surreal story filled with coming of age wisdom, whimsy, and magic, Release by Patrick Ness is about the small moments that can make a big impact on one person’s life. Adam Thorn doesn’t know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and […]

Posted September 19, 2017 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Slider by Pete Hautman

Slider by Pete Hautman

Framed through the lens of competitive eating, Slider by Pete Hautman is a witty, amusing and surprisingly heartfelt book about family, finding yourself, and fitting in. David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes and thirty-six seconds. Not bad. But he knows he can do better. In fact, he’ll have to do […]

Posted September 7, 2017 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

A gut-wrenching story about mortality, loss, love, and life, They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera offers readers a sharp perspective on what it means to live. On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. Mateo […]

Posted August 29, 2017 by Sara in Book Review / 1 Comment
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