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Round two: Afterworlds vs. Guy in Real Life

To begin with, full disclosure, I have been a fan of Scott Westerfeld for years. Also, I have never been a gamer. Of any kind. Ever. 420 more words

Tournament Of Books

Kindle Daily Deal: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Have you ever read Maniac Magee? I read it in 6th grade. It immediately became one of my favorite books. Jim gave me a signed copy for Christmas one year; one of my favorite gifts he has ever given me. 196 more words

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg

As I write this I am drinking my faithful cup of coffee….just wanted to share the joy it is currently giving me <3

I have to say that I was very excited to read the first novel by British internet sensation, Zoella, because not only was I interested to see if she actually had writing chops, but I also happen to think she is just an adorable human being! 578 more words

Book Review

Review: The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

I have been anxiously awaiting The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.   I ordered a few copies for my library and took one home last weekend to preview it. 269 more words

Book Recommendations

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Released: May 13, 2014
Pages: 225
Theme(s): Family, memory, loss, acceptance
Genre(s): YA, contemporary
Age Group: 12+ 751 more words


Seven Wonders, Book 1: The Colossus Rises by Peter LeRangis

I had this great idea about how to stay involved in my son’s life.  I would read the books he reads.

OK, great idea, yet so much easier thought than done.  327 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Favorite Girl Heroines

Each week, The Broke and the Bookish holds Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly book blogging meme.

This week, we’re listing our favorite heroines. I had a really difficult time with this one, because I have so many favorite heroines, so many women in books that I love. 104 more words

Part Time Monster