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REVIEW: A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness


With a mother with cancer, a family in turmoil and nights filled with nightmares, the last thing Conor needs is a visit from a monster every night at midnight, but that is exactly what he gets. 255 more words


Books that Made Me Cry

I’ve narrowed down my list to ‘5 books that made me cry the most’, just because a less specific list was going to be a bit lengthy! 278 more words



Fall is here! Back to school, football season, and cooler weather. Below are some suggested titles for you this month.

Melissa – Reference

David & Goliath:  Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants… 1,673 more words

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August Book Haul


Originally I went out to buy some last minute holiday clothes because it’s not long before I’m jetting off for some time in the sun. However I couldn’t pass the book store without having a little look and as we all know you can’t go into a book store without buying a book or five…. 413 more words


This effin' book...only I'm not saying effin!

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Audiobook rating: 4 out of 5 stars, Narrator: Nick Podehl

First, I want to point out, this review will contain a  981 more words

YA Book Reviews

More Than This - Patrick Ness

This book utterly confused me yet completely blew my mind. Is that possible?

I have been told…more than once…that I have a rather simple and easily pleased mind, now don’t get me wrong this may be a contributing factor to my blown mind but I’m pretty sure it was this AWESOME idea for an AWESOME story that turned my already fried brain into the equivalent of scrambled egg… fried scrambled egg…because that totally makes sense…  307 more words

The Practical Side of Longing

I threw a party when I sold my book, and my husband, Derek, surprised me at it by gathering everyone and giving an impromptu speech. It was sweet and teary, and he thanked my friends for all of their constant support and encouragement. 992 more words