50 Years of YA, Part 3

I could write an introduction, but y'all know what's coming.  Let's do this! Note: I decided to try including synopses with the books from here on out.  We'll see if I remember to do this, and if it sticks.   #4: The Friends, Rosa Guy A powerful, award-winning novel about friendship. Phyllisia Cathy--She is fourteen. Her… Continue reading 50 Years of YA, Part 3


Fredrik Backman

Last weekend, I finished the book Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman—one of my favorite authors of this decade.  This is the third book I’ve read by him, and I’m looking forward to reading his novella, which was released in English in December, and waiting for his next book, set to be available stateside around… Continue reading Fredrik Backman

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Best Books of 2016

  This year, I made it through 125 books and audiobooks, which I'm pretty sure is a new record!  It was also a diverse year of reading for me, as I took on my second Pop Sugar Reading Challenge to broaden my tastes and habits. As this crazy year comes to a close, I'm content… Continue reading Best Books of 2016