Posted in January 2014

Book Review: All The Broken Things

Book Review: All The Broken Things

After the first 30 pages of All the Broken Things, I knew that I was reading something special. Moving, tragic, and full of impact, Kuitenbrower’s story of 14-year old Bo’s struggle to heal his family and find acceptance was beautiful and heart-breaking. The novel takes place in Toronto in 1983. Despite having lived in Canada … Continue reading

Book Review: The Descent

Book Review: The Descent

Sigh. This is the review that I wish I didn’t have to write. After falling head over heels in love with both The Taker and The Reckoning by Alma Katsu, I had been waiting on pins and needles for over a year to find out what would happen to Lanny, Adair, and Jonathan in the … Continue reading

Book Review: The School for Good and Evil

Book Review: The School for Good and Evil

“She had always found villains more exciting than heroes. They had ambition, passion. They made the stories happen. Villains didn’t fear death. No, they wrapped themselves in death like suits of armor! As she inhaled the school’s graveyard smell, Agatha felt her blood rush. For like all villains, death didn’t scare her. It made her … Continue reading

Tea Time: Love Tea #7

Tea Time: Love Tea #7

Tea: Love Tea #7 (David’s Tea) With dark chocolate, strawberries, and rose petals, Love Tea #7 is like the perfect date! My first reaction on sipping this tea was how similar in taste it is to Chocolate Rocket (one of my favourite teas, which I just realized I have yet to review on my blog!). … Continue reading

Ten Second Reviews!

Ten Second Reviews!

Flat-Out Love by Jessica Park This book was cute, and a really fast read! I had trouble putting it down! The story follows Julie as she moves to Boston to start her first year of college. When Julie’s off-campus housing falls through, she finds herself moving into the home of her mother’s old college roommate, … Continue reading

Book Review: Just One Day/Just One Year

Book Review: Just One Day/Just One Year

I am in love with a book. Make that two books actually! Both Just One Day and Just One Year by Gayle Forman warmed my heart and made me lust for adventure. Together, these two novels tell the stories of Allyson and Willem, two college students from completely different worlds (and countries), and the way … Continue reading

Reading in 2014!

Reading in 2014!

Welcome to 2014! This past year was a FANTASTIC year for reading, and I can only hope that 2014 will be the same! In 2013 I managed not only to meet my reading goal of 100 books, but surpassed it! Altogether I read 127  Adult, YA, and Graphic novels! I honestly have no idea how … Continue reading

Best YA Fiction of 2013!

Best YA Fiction of 2013!

So here is the second part to my favourites list of 2013! This video focuses on my favourite YA novels of the past year! I really fell in love with Markus Zusak and Rainbow Rowell this year! What were your favourite YA novels of 2013? Let me know in the comments below!