Review

Walk on Earth a Stranger

Walk on Earth a Stranger is an entertaining and action-packed story, but I can’t say it brings anything especially unique or new to the collection of YA westerns already published. When Lee Westfall’s parents are murdered, she is forced to disguise herself as a boy and travel from her small Alabaman hometown all the way… Read More Walk on Earth a Stranger

Review

The Game of Love + Death

Combine the well-researched historical settings of Elizabeth Wein, the stunning and unique narration of The Book Thief and the exquisite writing of Nova Ren Suma and you’ll be somewhere in the ballpark of what to expect of Martha Brockenbrough’s second novel. The Game of Love and Death is a whimsical love story with extremely clever… Read More The Game of Love + Death

Review

The Kiss of Deception

Kiss of Deception is yet another example of a book being ruined by a superficial and underdeveloped love triangle. It really is a shame because, in all regards except for the romance, The Kiss of Deception is a relatively decent and enjoyable read otherwise. Princess Lea is to be betrothed to a complete stranger, so… Read More The Kiss of Deception

Review

Looking for Alaska

There were so many of us who would have to live with things done and things left undone that day. Things that did not go right, things that seemed OK at the time because we could not see the future. If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest… Read More Looking for Alaska

Review

The Cage

The Cage is a good read. But it had the potential to have been a great one – if only it wasn’t struck by a severe case of ridiculous instalove. People fall into the same routines of thinking day after day: toss an apple and it falls to the ground. Pick a flower and it… Read More The Cage