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Love and First Sight

Love and First Sight
Posted 2 January 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 2 Comments

My Review Love and First Sight is the first I’ve read by author Josh Sundquist.  I read it in less than a day because I just couldn’t put it down.  It is a gripping story with fabulous characters and an even ore fabulous story. So much of YA fiction focuses on girls so I was […]

A List of Cages

A List of Cages
Posted 12 December 2016 by Kim in Book Review / 2 Comments

My Review A List of Cages is beautifully written, telling the story of two boys whose lives have crossed once again.  Their lives have intersected at times of pain and sorrow, but it is their unlikely friendship that changes both of their lives.  This is a novel that will stick with you for a very […]

Dive

Dive
Posted 19 November 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Dive is a truly poignant book about love and loss, friendship and family.  The story revolves around Virginia, a 15yo girl who is going through one of the worst times of her life.  And because personal tragedy is never enough, just about everything around her seems to be rising against her. Isn’t that […]

Juniors

Juniors
Posted 19 October 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I loved everything about this book!  The setting, the story line, the characters… all of it! I originally picked this book because I have a soft spot for all things Hawaiian.  I lived there 18 years ago and I am about to move back, so I love to read about the place I […]

The Summer Marked

The Summer Marked
Posted 22 September 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I truly enjoy this series!  I loved The Winter People and I love this sequel just as much!  The author creates characters that are so complex and so realistic.  Even as dark as the story is, it is beautiful with its weaving of our own reality and the dark reality of the Fae world. […]

Shattered Blue

Shattered Blue
Posted 21 September 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I’m not going to lie… half the reason I requested this galley from NetGalley was because of the location of the story.  It takes place in the Monterey Bay area, one of my former stomping ground in my former soldier life.  I love the area and I was happy to read a book […]

Pushing Send

Pushing Send
Posted 28 August 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Pushing Send is a yung adult novel with some very deep and intense situations, especially appropriate in this day and age. Hadley’s life has be turned upside down yet again as she and her family have moved again to a small town in New York.   Her father lost his job after an […]

The Accident Season

The Accident Season
Posted 17 August 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review This was a strange, but intriguing book.  There were moments when it was like reading through an altered state, as if Cara isn’t always 100% in the present.  In places, there was prose that reminded me a bit of Sarah McCarry’s All Our Pretty Songs.  The lines of between reality and that which is imagined […]

Paper Towns

Paper Towns
Posted 27 July 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review As with anything and everything I have read by John Green, I greatly enjoyed this book.  No, I didn’t sob my way through it as I did with The Fault in Our Stars, but it was moving in its own way. This is a book that can’t be easily categorized as any one thing… […]

Escape from Witchwood Hollow

Escape from Witchwood Hollow
Posted 24 July 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Such an interesting book with a great premise!  The novel centers around three girls of varying ages.  Each of these girls is from a different historical time period… the 1600s, the 1800s and the 2000s.  Each of them is connected in some way to the mysteriously cursed Witchwood Hollow.  Historical novels are not […]