Fall 2015 Book Picks!

Fall 2015 Book Picks!

Well, Summer is wrapping up and kids are getting ready to head back to school! While I’m sure many parents and teachers will be hearing moans and groans for the next few weeks, I’ll be doing a happy dance and cheering! Why you may ask? Because going back to school is a sure sign that … Continue reading

Review: Armada

Review: Armada

“I was staring out the classroom window and daydreaming of adventure when I spotted the flying saucer.” Two years ago I was standing in Chapters looking for something to read. I was in the mood for something fun, fast-paced, and a little bit geeky. I passed by countless sci-fi and fantasy reads, until by some … Continue reading

Review: I’ll Give You The Sun

Review: I’ll Give You The Sun

Once in a while a book comes a long that takes your breath away. It can be rare, but when it happens it’s magical. The list of books that have left me breathless include Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief, Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake, Ami McKay’s The Birth House, and now Jandy Nelson’s  I’ll Give You the Sun. I’ll … Continue reading

Review: Finding Audrey

Review: Finding Audrey

My first thought when I found out that Sophie Kinsella would be publishing her first YA novel? YES PLEASE! I flew through it as soon as I got my hands on a copy! Finding Audrey is a charming story that will pull at your heartstrings one moment, have you laughing out loud the next, and … Continue reading

May Picks!

May Picks!

May was certainly a crazy month, but I’m happy to say that I think things in my life are finally calming down! I’ve gotten into the swing of things at my new job, my husband and I have found a condo close to both of our jobs to rent, and my long-distance commuting will soon … Continue reading

Review: An Ember in the Ashes

Review: An Ember in the Ashes

Calling all YA Fantasy fans! An Ember In the Ashes is a book that you are DEFINITELY going to want to get your hands on this summer! In fact, this may just be my favourite YA Fantasy of the year (so far)! The story alternates perspectives between Laia and Elias. Laia is a Scholar, a … Continue reading

When It Rains, It Pours!

When It Rains, It Pours!

I think it’s about time for a life update! If you haven’t already noticed I’ve been MIA for a while here on Browsing Bookshelves! I’m alive!! I swear!!! I’ve just had a CRAZY, INSANE, and UNBELIEVABLE month and a half! First off…. I got married!! Yay!! After being with my (now husband) for over 6 … Continue reading