Posted in August 2014

Stacking the Shelves #75

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s a chance to show what books you’ve added to your library in the past 7 days. These can be bought books, borrowed, review copies, any which way they come to you. For review The Boy with the Tiger’s Heart by Linda Coggin Land by Alex Campbell … Continue reading

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson It was Sloane who yanked Emily out of her shell and made life 100% interesting. But right before what should have been the most epic summer, Sloane just…disappears. All she leaves behind is a to-do list. On it, thirteen Sloane-inspired tasks that Emily would normally never try. But … Continue reading

The Bookshelf (August 2014)

Books reviewed this month: Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson War Girls: A Collection of First World War Stories Through the Eyes of Young Women The Voices Of Silence by Bel Mooney The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler (Banned Books Discussion) Winterkill by Kate A. Boorman Where The Mountain Meets The Moon … Continue reading

The Voices Of Silence by Bel Mooney

How did I get the book?  Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Genre: Historical Fiction Synopsis: Before she knows it, everything in thirteen-year-old Flora’s life has changed. Her parents, her best friend Alys, and the restricted life she has always known in their Bucharest tower block are distanced from her – and … Continue reading

55 Bookish Questions

I saw this on Chrissi‘s blog last week and thought it would be fun. The questions originated from The Literary Lollipop. 1. Favourite childhood book: The Märchenmond Series by Wolfgang & Heike Hohlbeing. I haven’t read the English translation (Magic Moon) but it’s very tempting. 2. What are you reading right now? At the time … Continue reading

Winterkill by Kate A. Boorman

How did I get the book? Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Genre: Historical Fiction inspired Dystopian I’m inventing genres now 😉 Synopsis: Where Emmeline lives, you cannot love and you cannot leave… The Council’s rules are strict, but they’re for the good of the settlement in which Emmeline lives. Everyone knows … Continue reading