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Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes I try to tweet about all participants, so don’t forget to include your Twitter username if you want to be notified of your tweet mention! The first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to the story with their […]

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Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes Sometimes when you watch a scary movie – it haunts you in your dream. But who would have thought a book could have such power? (And weeks after you’ve read it!) I had a dream that I was Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games/Catching Fire. I mean – I […]

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Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Blogger Meme: Friday Firsts I try to tweet about all participants, so don’t forget to include your Twitter username if you want to be notified of your tweet mention! The first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to […]

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Title: Song of the Silk Road Author: Mingmei Yip Pages: 352 ISBN: 978-0758241825 [Rating:3] Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) As a girl growing up in Hong Kong, Lily Lin was captivated by photographs of the desert – its long, lonely vistas and shifting sand dunes. Now living in New York, Lily is struggling to finish her […]

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Title: My Monster Burrufu Author: Alberto Corral Illustrator: Alessandra Sorrentino Pages: 102 ★★★★★ Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Seven-year-old Olivia has just moved to a new house — the same house where a lonely monster named Burrufu lives hidden in a secret attic. One night, unable to resist the smell of delicious cookies, Burrufu sneaks…

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Title: A Year Without Autumn Author: Liz Kessler Pages: 304 ISBN:978-0763655952 Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) If you could see into the future – would you look? Jenni Green doesn’t have a choice. On her way to visit her best friend, Autumn, Jenni suddenly finds she’s been transported exactly one year forward in time. […]

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Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes Title: This is Me From Now On Author: Barbara Dee Pages: 272 ISBN: 978-1416994145 Rating: Synopsis (Taken from Amazon.com) Sometimes your life just needs a little jolt. This is what Evie’s new friend Francesca tells her, and soon enough, Evie’s life has had something more like an earthquake. Francesca […]

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