The First Horror Novel (Fun Bookish Facts!)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! In 1764, Horace Walpole published his first ever novel, The Castle of Otranto. After the publication of this novel, he lead his readers to believe that this story was non-fiction and that all of the twists and turns that occured throughout the plot were true. Eventually, in the second edition of The Castle... Continue Reading →

Buzzfeed Quiz: Am I More Like Katniss or Tris? (Tiggity Tag Friday)

I mean, I don't know about you, but all I've ever wanted from life was for Buzzfeed to decide who I'm more like, and today the contenders for who I'm more like Tris or Katniss (two kickass leading lady's). Let's see if I'd do better in The Hunger Games or Divergent! (You can play along... Continue Reading →

WARRIOR OF THE WILD – Tricia Levenseller (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – FantasyTarget Audience: 13+ Rating: C- (61%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description:How do you kill a god?As her father's chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when her coming-of-age trial is sabotaged and she fails the test, her father banishes her to the monster-filled wilderness... Continue Reading →

THE ARCHIVED – V.E Schwab (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Magical Realism Target Audience: 13+ Rating: B+ (86%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description: Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures only Librarians can read. The dead are called Histories, and the vast realm in which they rest is the Archive.Da first brought Mackenzie Bishop here four years ago, when she... Continue Reading →

WHISPER – Chrissie Perry (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 13+ Rating: F (22%)Goodreads Rating: 2/5 Goodreads Description:When I go swimming, I am no different from anyone else. Everyone is deaf underwater. Demi swims to forget her problems. The mess she's made with Jules, the only guy who seems to understand her. Being ignored by her old friends while she tries to... Continue Reading →

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