Monthly Archives:: August 2012

A Kid’s Perspective: Judging a Book By Its Cover (5)

A Kid’s Perspective: Judging a Book By Its Cover (5)

Inspired by an article on Babble called, Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What Classic Novels Are All About, I have asked my 5 year old what his thoughts are on a few Young Adult covers lying around the house. To take it a step further, I… Read more »

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‘Waiting On’ Wednesday (20): Pretty Dark Nothing by Heather L. Reid

‘Waiting On’ Wednesday (20): Pretty Dark Nothing by Heather L. Reid

**Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.** Pretty Dark Nothing by Heather L. Reid Expected Publication Date: April 2013 Publisher: Month9Books From Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Quinn hadn’t slept a full night in twenty-three days. She’s terrified of the… Read more »

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Teaser Tuesday: On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Teaser Tuesday: On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: – Grab your current read– Open to a random page– Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page– BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!! (make sure… Read more »

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Review: On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves

Review: On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves

From Goodreads: When thirty-year-old English teacher Anna Emerson is offered a job tutoring T.J. Callahan at his family’s summer rental in the Maldives, she accepts without hesitation; a working vacation on a tropical island trumps the library any day. T.J. Callahan has no desire to leave town, not that anyone… Read more »

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Review: Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

Review: Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

From Goodreads: Francesca is stuck at St. Sebastians, a boys’ school that pretends it’s coed by giving the girls their own bathroom. Her only female companions are an ultra-feminist, a rumored slut, and an an impossibly dorky accordion player. The boys are no better, from Thomas who specializes in musical… Read more »

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‘Waiting On’ Wednesday (19): Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

‘Waiting On’ Wednesday (19): Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

**Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.** Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Expected Publication Date: January 22nd 2013 Publisher: Egmont USA From Goodreads: There are people in this world who are Nobody. No one sees them. No… Read more »

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