Michael Kun & Susan Mullen: We Are Still Torandoes Q&A

Michael Kun & Susan Mullen: We Are Still Torandoes Q&A

One of my favorite books of 2016 was We Are Still Tornadoes by Michael Kun & Susan Mullen, a delightful contemporary romance set in the 1980s and told through alternating letters between two best friends who just may turn out to be more. It’s funny, romantic, heartbreaking, and so so sweet. Today, I’m delighted to […]

Posted December 20, 2016 by Sara in Author Q&A / 1 Comment
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Bookish Snowmen 2016: The Lovely Reckless, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Bookish Snowmen 2016: The Lovely Reckless, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

It’s day four of sharing the 2016 collection of Bookish Snowmen!  These are all original drawings done by my mom, Laurie, based on an assortment of books — usually YA or middle grade books released in the past year, but also featuring some older favorites and even some classics. My mom has been BUSY, and […]

Posted December 15, 2016 by Sara in Bookish Snowmen / 0 Comments
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Best Middle Grade Books of 2016

Best Middle Grade Books of 2016

Yesterday, we brought you our picks for the Best Young Adult Books of 2016 — and today, we turn our attention to the Best Middle Grade Books of 2016! These are the middle grade books that made us laugh and cry and feel something powerful, and although the intended audience may be kids in the […]

Posted December 8, 2016 by Sara in Best of lists, Middle Grade / 0 Comments
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Best Young Adult Books of 2016

Best Young Adult Books of 2016

Another year is coming to a close, so that means it’s time to look back on my favorite reads from the last twelve months. Looking back, it’s interesting to take note of the books that really spoke to me. I read quite diversely, and this list really shows that. This list includes contemporary, historical fiction, […]

Posted December 7, 2016 by Sara in Best of lists / 3 Comments
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