YA Audiobook Review

Abandon by Meg Cabot My rating: 2 of 5 stars Slightly disappointed in Abandon. The premise is definitely a good idea and I would like to read the rest of the trilogy just to see what happens (and hope it gets a little bit better.) I wasn't crazy about the main character - I felt [...]

YA Audio Book Review

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld My rating: 5 of 5 stars Such an incredible story! I've been meaning to read this for awhile and I finally snagged the audio book from the YA shelves at my library. The book is read by Alan Cumming, who does a great job with the voices and accents. The alternate [...]

Middle-Grade Book Review

The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place #1) by Maryrose Wood My rating: 4 of 5 stars Very cute with a younger Jane Eyre-ish quality, but not nearly so dark and dreary. The young heroine, Miss Penelope Lumley, is a perky governess fresh from the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females. She is [...]

Goodreads YA Awards

Check out the Best YA Fiction according to Goodreads readers! (Click on the image or link below) http://www.goodreads.com/award/choice/2011#56606-Best-Young-Adult-Fiction

Middle-Grade Book Review

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed listening to this book on CD. The story feels solid, and true, like you could pick it up and feel the heavy weight of it. I found myself arriving at work and not remembering how I got there, I was [...]