Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

The Details Publisher: Doubleday Books Published: July 11th, 2017 Genres: Horror, Mystery, Fantasy My Rating: 3.5 Stars  Goodreads Blurb 1990. The teen detectives once known as the Blyton Summer Detective Club (of Blyton Hills, a small mining town in the Zoinx River Valley in Oregon) are all grown up and haven't seen each other since … Continue reading Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

Except- WIP Birthday Editon

Hi. Today is October 28th, which is the actual birthday of the main character in my current work in progress Lieutenant Colonel John Laurens. In 1777, when this scene takes place, he is turning 23. For context with this scene, Lafayette was shot in the leg in the Battle of Brandywine and John was injured … Continue reading Except- WIP Birthday Editon

Hate, Love, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

The Details Publisher: Soho Teen Published: January 16th, 2018 Genres: YA Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, realistic fiction My Rating: 4 Stars  Goodreads Blurb A searing #OwnVoices coming-of-age debut in which an Indian-American Muslim teen confronts Islamophobia and a reality she can neither explain nor escape—perfect for fans of Angie Thomas, Jacqueline Woodson, and Adam Silvera. American-born … Continue reading Hate, Love, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper

The Details Publisher: Pantheon Books Published: March 14th, 2017 Genres: Non-fiction, Audiobiography, Language, and Writing My Rating: 4.5 Stars  Goodreads Blurb Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made a must-read for word mavens. While most of us might take dictionaries for granted, the process of writing them is … Continue reading Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper

Calendar Girls October 2019

Happy Halloween bloggers! Welcome to the best season of the year! To celebrate we're bringing you another month of Calendar Girls. Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books and Flavia the Bibliophile and now be hosted by Katie at Never Not Reading and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads.  It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers and was inspired by … Continue reading Calendar Girls October 2019