Favorite Book Feature: The Reader by Traci Chee

Sometimes I read a book for the first time and it instantly makes its way to my favorites shelf. That happened this month with The Reader by Traci Chee. I usually don’t read fantasy, but I picked up this book because I had read that it was about a world without a written language, so … Continue reading Favorite Book Feature: The Reader by Traci Chee

What I’m Reading – Prom by Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson continues to amaze me with each book of hers that I read. Prom is no exception. With Prom, Anderson gives a character that you can really relate to. Ashley is a “normal” girl. She doesn’t care too much about school, she has a large family, she has a crappy job and an … Continue reading What I’m Reading – Prom by Laurie Halse Anderson

What I’m Reading: This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith

In a word, This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith is adorable. I normally don’t read romance books like this, but the title hooked me, and I am so glad I picked this up at the library. The book starts with an email sent to the wrong address. Without even knowing each … Continue reading What I’m Reading: This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith

What I’m Reading: The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork

In her blurb on the cover of The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork, author Stephanie Perkins claims that “This book might just save your life.” I don’t think this claim could be any more accurate. With this story, Stork gives an honest portrayal of mental illness. The book begins when Vicky wakes up … Continue reading What I’m Reading: The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork

What I’m Reading: Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

I’m sad that I went so long without reading any books by Laurie Halse Anderson, but I am so glad that someone recommended her to me. I’ve read five of her books so far, and I’ve loved each and every one of them. Her novel Speak was a huge inspiration for the novel I just … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson