posts from category: Books I’ve Read

Teen Book Review–Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor

I’m going to make two confessions.  First, I have a thing for audiobooks.  I can listen while I’m driving, which is a good and bad thing.  Bad only that I still have to pay attention to the driving and sometimes … Keep Reading…

Author Interview: B. L. Bates

I’m pleased to welcome author B. L. Bates to TL’s DreamWorld.  Growing up reading speculative fiction, B. L. Bates received a BS in electrical engineering and worked for several years in the computer industry. When a head injury left her … Keep Reading…

A Book to Get Lost in: Wilde’s Fire by Krystal Wade

I have a confession… this book is the very first YA digital book I’ve ever purchased.  Sure I’ve downloaded many a free book on the craft of writing and a few free romances that I have yet to ever open, … Keep Reading…

A Book I Just Can’t Stop Thinking About

My current WIP is a contemporary YA.  That said, I’m reading a lot of contemporary stuff of late.  I went to the library to pick up a couple books and stumbled across this amazingly brilliant book… Stay With Me by … Keep Reading…

Book Review: PERFECT CHEMISTRY by Simone Elkeles

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles will make you fall in love with contemporary YA.  The story, told in alternating POV of Alex, a Latino member of a gang in the suburbs of Chicago and Brittany, the All-American girl who appears … Keep Reading…

Book Review: THE DEATHDAY LETTER by Shaun David Hutchinson

Imagine a world where impending death was announced by a Deathday Letter.  When it was your time to go, you’d receive a letter telling you that within twenty-four hours, you’d be dead.  What would you do with that time?  This … Keep Reading…

My Thoughts on LINGER by Maggie Stiefvater

I hate to admit it took me longer to finish LINGER than I wanted.  Life just got in the way…  It was one of my most anticipated reads of the summer, since SHIVER, the first book in the Wolves of … Keep Reading…