Flights of Fancy | B-B-Bad Romance

Reading YA as a mom has been really eye opening. Books I would have taken for granted before Baby Chick, probably even love, I now see very differently. I’m more aware of the unhealthy messages in fiction than I ever was when it was just myself. I think about this a lot, actually. However, I […]

Review | Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Skyward by Brandon SandersonSkyward #1YA Science FictionNovember 6, 2018 About the Book:  Spensa’s world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes of what’s left of the human race, and becoming one has always been Spensa’s dream. Since she was a little girl, she has imagined soaring skyward and proving her bravery. But […]

Review | Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz

Sick Kids in LoveBy Hannah MoskowitzYA Contemporary FictionNovember 5, 2019 About the Book:  Isabel has one rule: no dating.It’s easier–It’s safer–It’s better––for the other person. She’s got issues. She’s got secrets. She’s got rheumatoid arthritis. But then she meets another sick kid. He’s got a chronic illness Isabel’s never heard of, something she can’t even […]

New Release Review | King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

King of Scars by Leigh BardugoNikolai Duology #1YA FantasyImprint | January 29, 2019 About the Book:  Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Make these Books into Movies!

Top 5 Tuesday!  I think about this a lot, actually.  Most books I read, I don’t picture them as books.  I just don’t think all books would translate well into a movie, but every once in a while I’ll be hit by the need for a book to become a movie so hard that I […]

Top 5 Tuesday | Reasons I Read

Top 5 Tuesday!  Trying to figure out why I read is almost like asking me why I love my husband.  I list out the obvious reasons, but I think my love of reading just is.  It’s not really definable. I still gave it my best shot!  I have a feeling it’s similar to what other […]