Reviews

Review: Ashes to Ashes by Valerie Thomas

From tragedy came power. And from mishandled power came mystery. After moving into a new gated community with her family, Natalie is ready to begin a peaceful year at Emerson High. A year complete with boy troubles, school dances, new friends… everything an average girl could expect. Then she starts receiving notes warning her not… Continue reading Review: Ashes to Ashes by Valerie Thomas

Book Related

Things That Make Me Instantly Want to Read A Book

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is things that make you instantly want to read a book. It could be as simple as words in the synopsis or anything else that might immediately catch your attention. I tend to just choose what sounds interesting based… Continue reading Things That Make Me Instantly Want to Read A Book

Reviews

Review: The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi

A trio of friends from New York City find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game that they must dismantle in order to save themselves and generations of other children in this action-packed debut that’s a steampunk Jumanji with a Middle Eastern flair. When twelve-year-old Farah and her two best friends get sucked into a… Continue reading Review: The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi

Music Related

Saturday Song: Patience by Take That

Happy Saturday! As you’re reading this, I’m off in Saskatchewan for the Easter weekend. Probably buying books, let’s be honest. Any opportunity, right? But I wanted to share a song that has been playing on repeat at my house for the past week. We were watching a clip of Robbie Williams on the Graham Norton… Continue reading Saturday Song: Patience by Take That