Book Reviews

We’re Traveling Today! Check out Rather Be Reading!

Today I have an exciting post to share! Well, exciting for us at least! Elizabeth and I were invited to contribute to the Travel-themed month of features currently going on over at Rather Be Reading, one of my very favorite blogs! Thanks so much to Estelle for thinking of us! Click here for our post, [...]

Book Review: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Book Review: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

I’ve said multiple times that this book is so funny and amazing that I don’t even know where to start, buuuut I’m going to try. Wish me luck . How Excited Was I to Read This Book?:  9. Mary highly recommended it to me but I was nervous because I hadn’t gotten past the beginning [...]

Book Review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Book Review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Book Jacket: Everyone knows that Chelsea Knot can’t keep a secret Until now. Because the last secret she shared turned her into a social outcast—and nearly got someone killed. Now Chelsea has taken a vow of silence—to learn to keep her mouth shut, and to stop hurting anyone else. And if she thinks keeping secrets [...]

Book Review: And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle

Book Review: And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle

[as a review of an old childhood favorite, I've decided to write an abbreviated review focusing on my reactions!] How Excited Was I To Read And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle? 8. Elizabeth mentioned this book the other day in our Top Ten Post (character names we would give our kids). And I knew [...]
Book Review: Amplified by Tara Kelly

Book Review: Amplified by Tara Kelly

How Excited Was I To Read Amplified by Tara Kelly? I give up with numbers today. Very. I have a well-documented love of books with bands. And look at that cover! Kick-ass band! Yay! How Excited Was I When I Finished This Book?: Oooh… toughie. I did not love this one as much as some [...]

SIL Review: Someone Else’s Fairytale by E. M. Tippetts

SIL Review: Someone Else’s Fairytale by E. M. Tippetts

The ever-popular Sister-in-Law (or SIL as we affectionately call her) is back! How Excited Was I to Read Someone Else’s Fairytale by Emily Mah Tippetts? 7 – I’m a sucker for normal-girl turned princess/famous paradigm made famous in such classic like Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Or Notting Hill (a favorite of my in-laws [...]

Joint Book Review: Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway aka the coolest author EVER

Joint Book Review: Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway aka the coolest author EVER

We are currently in the midst of 3 days of Audrey Wait! love. Today, we are whetting your appetite with our book review. Later this week, we will feature an interview with author Robin Benway and a playlist she made for us! That’s right, a SUMMER PLAYLIST from ROBIN BENWAY. If you have read Audrey [...]

Book Review: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Book Review: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

How Excited Was I To Read Seraphina by Rachel Hartman? 4. Not that excited at all. I’ve been on a contemporary kick lately, but I was looking for something new. And something that would actually be good, since this was a total kindle-impulse-buy moment. I like dragons. Why not? But I think I associate them [...]