Review

The Loose Ends List

I was really looking forward to The Loose Ends List because I absolutely adore books set on cruises, but, unfortunately, it failed to live up to my expectations. 17-year-old Maddie’s fantasy of a perfect summer break is shattered when her grandmother suddenly announces she has cancer. And, instead of getting treatment, her grandmother has decided… Read More The Loose Ends List

Review

A Little in Love

And perhaps I live too and always will, for love is the strongest thing of all—and love never dies, never dies. A Little in Love is a retelling of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables from the perspective of Eponine. The result is an emotional and beautifully written novel that will stay with you long after you… Read More A Little in Love

Review

Ruined

Ruined is a strong start to what is sure to be an amazing trilogy. Tintera manages to have just the right balance of action, romance, and revenge to keep you glued to the pages. For the past year, Em has been planning and preparing for the moment when she can get her revenge against the… Read More Ruined

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Front Lines

Hate. The word alone made Rio queasy. How do you hate someone you’ve never met? Weren’t the Germans just soldiers doing what they were supposed to do? How could she kill someone like that? Front Lines takes a unique and eye-opening perspective on World War Two – the likes of which I haven’t ever before… Read More Front Lines

Review

Salt to the Sea

While I didn’t quite enjoy this as much as Ruta Sepetys’ debut novel Between Shades of Gray, I still found Salt to the Sea to be an informative and emotional story about one of history’s biggest maritime tragedies. Torpedo strike: Approximately 9:15 pm Passengers on Board: 10,573. Lifeboats: 22. But then I remembered: 10 of… Read More Salt to the Sea

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Passenger

Passenger has an amazing premise, but, unfortunately the execution – the writing specifically – just isn’t up to par with the creative concept. Etta Spencer is about to make her debut as a professional violinist when suddenly she is transported back in time. She learns that a secret time travel organization is holding her mother… Read More Passenger