Historical fiction, Young Adult/Children

Every Now and Then by Lesley Kagen

The book is an immersive experience. It delves into a friendship between three girls rarely seen nowadays (I personally haven't, given most people's frequent movement). The picture painted shows both the good and the bad of an older time, with lesser supervision which comes with its own issues.Our narrator is an old woman now and… Continue reading Every Now and Then by Lesley Kagen

Sci Fi, Young Adult/Children

Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson

Once again I am embarking on a scheduled plan to review and post said reviews in bulk because I now have a very uneven number of books read vs books reviewed. This situation arrived because as I lunged around finishing one book I just moved on to the next on my list without moving from… Continue reading Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson

Thriller, Young Adult/Children

One of Us Is Next (One of Us Is Lying #2) by Karen M. McManus

I reviewed the first book of the series: here and another book by the author : here If this was any other author, I would have probably thought that this was a sequel that nobody asked for and did not want. But with this author, it is hard to resist reading and liking something about it.  It… Continue reading One of Us Is Next (One of Us Is Lying #2) by Karen M. McManus

Children's fiction, Young Adult/Children

The Edge of Anything by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

It is hard to come across a book like this. At least, it has been for me. The biggest highlight of its 'difference' is that the children act their age, and there are no romantic entanglements in this. It is purely a book about friendship, and despite its meagre beginnings, the power it can hold… Continue reading The Edge of Anything by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

Historical fiction, Young Adult/Children

The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones By Daven McQueen

Due to multiple reasons I have been off the blog for a while. Hopefully I will kickstart the process again. So much so, my Nonfiction November stands at only a post for the first week and I might just be making one for the last! This was a fascinating book to encounter. I do not… Continue reading The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones By Daven McQueen

Adventure, Young Adult/Children

The Ship of Shadows by Maria Kuzniar

This is an adventure book from start to finish. There are fast-paced scenes, life-threatening situations and a whole lot of friendship between a group of women/girls.Our lead protagonist has no friends because she is too different, she has taught herself languages by reading books( something I think would be a monumental task with just the… Continue reading The Ship of Shadows by Maria Kuzniar