The Great Hunt

The Great Hunt Author: Wendy Higgins Genre: YA/Fantasy Grade: B A lot of the time when reading a book like this I get the feeling the young characters are confusing lust with true love. That was strong in this one. I mean their bodies were responding pretty much from the first minute yet I just … More The Great Hunt


Disneylanders Author: Kate Abbott Genre: YA Grade: B Casey is about to start high school, abandoned by her best friend and dealing with parents who don’t seem to want her to grow up when they take their annual summer trip to Disneyland. While there and miserable she meets Bert and the two spend the next … More Disneylanders

The Wild Girl

The Wild Girl Author: Kate Forsyth Genre: Real People Grade: A I just want to give upfront trigger warnings for sexual abuse, child abuse and rape. The Wild Girl is the story of Dortchen Wild, a young girl living with her parents and her sisters in Hesse-Cassel when Napoleon was rampaging his way through Europe. … More The Wild Girl

Off the Page

The best way to describe some books- they aren’t exactly bad but a chore to finish. Off the Page was that way to me. It was a chore to finish reading it. I think I only did because I don’t like giving up on books. Maybe the best thing I could say was that it … More Off the Page

Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty

I first read about Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Hepperman on a beauty blog and I immediately put it on my wish list. The poems take important issues that girls and women deal with and wraps them up in fairy tales. The book also includes pictures and artwork throughout ranging from beautifully creepy to … More Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty