posts from category: Books I’ve Read

Rambling About: I Remember Running by Darcy Wakefield

I Remember Running: The Year I Got Everything I Ever Wanted – and ALS by Darcy Wakefield My rating: 5 of 5 stars Let me start of by saying – ALS SUCKS. SUCK – SUCK – SUCK  – SUCKS!  (Yes, I’m … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: The Giver

The Giver by Lois Lowry My rating: 3 of 5 stars Well I finally read this acclaimed novel after making plans with my daughter to see the movie. It’s a super quick read and I loved the writing. As with many … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska by John Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions.  But we can’t know better until knowing better is useless.  ― John … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Secrets are more powerful when people know you’ve got them. ― E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks I happened upon this book while … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: An Abundance of Katherines

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable? ― John Green, An Abundance of Katherines I thoroughly enjoyed … Keep Reading…

Teen Book Review: Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell My rating: 5 of 5 stars “He tried to remember how this happened – how she went from someone he’d never met to the only one who mattered.” ― Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park … Keep Reading…

Teen Book Review: How I Live Now

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff My rating: 3 of 5 stars “I noticed that once you realize someone’s watching you it’s pretty hard not to find yourself watching them back.” — Meg Rosoff, How I Live Now I … Keep Reading…

Review: Sold

Sold by Patricia McCormick My rating: 4 of 5 stars “This affliction–hope–is so cruel and stubborn, I believe it will kill me.” -Patricia McCormick, Sold This is a book you wish was just a work of fiction, but sadly there are young … Keep Reading…

Review: Anna and the French Kiss

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was proposed to in Paris, so Paris holds a special place in my heart and I tend to agree (yes, I’m partial) that it is … Keep Reading…

Review: Carter Finally Gets It

Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford My rating: 4 of 5 stars I listened to this on audiobook and holy awesome narrator!!  (One of the best I’ve ever heard.)  He totally brought the character of Carter to life and the … Keep Reading…