Quote of the Week!

“ Death is not the only punishment you can give a person. You can also give them nightmares.” ― Veronica Roth, The Fates Divide

A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA – Tahereh Mafi (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Diverse Contemporary Target Audience: 13+ Rating: A+ (100%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description:It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped.Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degradingContinue reading “A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA – Tahereh Mafi (Honest Review)”

NaNoWriMo Results

In case the picture didn’t give it away, I WON! I am officially a NaNoWriMo winner! I knuckled down and wrote a shit tone of wordage in the span of a month. I finished a book! That’s super exciting and I’m so freaking proud of myself.  Currently the book is taking some personal quiet time andContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Results”

THE BLACK WITCH – Laurie Forest (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! The first book in the Black Witch Chronicles. Genre: Young Adult – Fantasy Target Audience: 14+  Rating: B (76%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Elloren Gardner is the granddaughter of the last prophesied Black Witch, Carnissa Gardner, who drove back the enemy forces and saved the Gardnerian people during the Realm War. But while sheContinue reading “THE BLACK WITCH – Laurie Forest (Honest Review)”