Blind Date with a Book

Borrowed, yet again, from Pinterest and other libraries, this is my version of "Blind Date with a Book." I used YA books and wrapped them in pretty paper. I printed out blurbs on each book from Goodreads and put them on the front - careful to erase anything about the title, author & character names. [...]

YA Fiction Review

The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron My rating: 4 of 5 stars I received a copy of The Dark Unwinding at BEA this past spring and I was eager to read it. Mine didn't have the pretty cover, but I had a postcard with what it would look like. I defintely really enjoyed reading this [...]

YA Fiction Review

Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed Kristin Cashore's third book in the - well, I'm not sure exactly what to call it. Realm Trilogy? I don't know. Regardless, it was good! It made me want to re-read Graceling and Fire to remember some of the history of the [...]

YA Book Review

Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King My rating: 5 of 5 stars Really amazing story. Voice, characters, plot, style - all of it just works and I could hardly put it down. Vera is such a strong, honest main character and her story is heartbreaking. You can feel everything she is going through. I [...]

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 [...]

Young Adult Book Review

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green My rating: 5 of 5 stars Incredible. John Green has outdone himself. Honest, witty, poised and catastrophically beautiful. If only there were more stars to rate this book. View all my reviews

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 [...]

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