Shouting from the Shelftops #12

Shouting from the Shelftops is a bimonthly(-ish) feature to gush over book news that come to my attention, to celebrate good news amidst whatever the year is delivering to you. The basic mood for these posts is just Enthusiastic Screaming™. What's up folks! It's been a month since I shouted from my shelf tops and … Continue reading Shouting from the Shelftops #12

Review: Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young

Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young My rating: 4 of 5 stars Stay tonight. Stay forever. When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she’s grateful for the detour. Just months after their mother’s death, Audrey and her brother, Daniel, are on their way to live with their grandmother, dumped on … Continue reading Review: Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Give To Readers Who Have Never Read Magic Realism

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein each week bloggers list out their Top Ten. Magic realism is the genre in which magical or paranormal elements are incorporated into regular life. Assuming everyone has read Harry Potter, I have given it honorary mention and left it out … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Give To Readers Who Have Never Read Magic Realism

Review: The Program

The Program by Suzanne Young My rating: 4 of 5 stars In Sloane’s world, true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic, and the only solution is The Program. Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the … Continue reading Review: The Program

Review: Just Like Fate

Just Like Fate by Cat Patrick My rating: 4 of 5 stars Just Like Fate is an innovative concept - the what ifs of life. There are so many things in life we regret - things that make you want to take back something, not make a particular decision. The story follows one such decision … Continue reading Review: Just Like Fate