Books You Should Be Reading // Part 2

Last week we talked about mystery, video games, and middle-grade humor. This week my novel recommendations focus more on magic--real, alien, and hypothetical. Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel What would happen if we stumbled upon a piece of a giant alien machine? Would we decide it’s a weapon or an opportunity for advancement and peace?... Continue Reading →

Books to Read: Magic, Mayhem, and Dying Girls (February Book Round Up)

Hello Readers! February is gone and I read another 5 books, so it’s time to share my latest treasures (and “eh, I’ll pass” feelings) with you! There was a lot of magical thinking going on in the books I read this month. Sometimes that meant magic was a well-respected element in the story. Other times,... Continue Reading →

Great Books I’ve Been Reading: January Book Round Up!

Since discovering Goodreads and the yearly book challenge, I’ve been reading A LOT. For the past two years, I’ve kept track of what I’ve been reading and included the list in my goal reflection blog each January, but how does this help you find a new, awesome book to read? Or inspire you to start... Continue Reading →

Soul vs. Body: Thoughts on David Levithan’s “Every Day”

  I recently finished a very thought-provoking young adult novel by David Levithan called “Every Day.”  It’s about a person named “A” who has no body of his own and every day for as long as he can remember he wakes up in the body of another person, has access to their memories, and must... Continue Reading →

Why Women Love to Be In Controlling Relationships

There seems to be a fad of sexual domination in literature today, at least that’s what the media leads us to believe after the wild popularity of the “50 Shades of Grey” series in all it’s punishing glory.  However, I’d like to believe that this isn’t a new trend but has been in our literature... Continue Reading →

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