Book Review: Fine Print

“Budding detective, Miss Madeline Brown, has gained quite the reputation for “meddling” in the circa 1900 city of Rockland. With two successful “cases” under her belt, it was only a matter of time before she found something new to interest her insatiable curiosity.  This time, however, the “curiosity” found her.  Challenged by Edward Gastrel, to … More Book Review: Fine Print

I Love Duologies

I recently discovered just how much I love duologies (a.k.a. a two-book series). This very enthusiastic video by JessetheReader pretty much expresses my thoughts. 😉 Sensory warning: there are flashing letters right at the beginning and some similar things later. 😉 Two duology recommendations… Wires and Nerve/Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer (fantastic, adventuresome graphic novels!) … More I Love Duologies

Book Review: The Case of the Very Bad Cat

“I’m Mia. I know how to write. Why’s that a big deal? Because… I’m a cat.”  After nearly being discovered by the scientists from Caput Laboratories and having to fake her own death, Mia has been lying low. As Christmas approaches, she gets herself temporarily adopted by College-Guy, also known as Tommy.  Something is afoot in the neighborhood, … More Book Review: The Case of the Very Bad Cat

Books with Friends

I love books, but even more, I love the community that can build around them. Shared stories, each seen in a slightly different light, to be discussed and loved or hated forever. 😉 A while ago, I wrote a blog post about how my friends help me find good books, but lately I’ve been realizing … More Books with Friends

Book Review: Found

“Thirteen-year-old Jonah has always known that he was adopted, and he’s never thought it was any big deal. Then he and a new friend, Chip, who’s also adopted, begin receiving mysterious letters. The first one says, ‘You are one of the missing.’ The second one says, ‘Beware! They’re coming back to get you.’ Jonah, Chip, … More Book Review: Found