Top Ten Tuesday – All Time Faves!

Top Ten Tuesday – All Time Faves!

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish – time to indulge in our love of lists!           Kat’s Top Ten All Time Recent Favourites It’s my first post in a while (OK, in far too long), and also my first TTT in a long time – and it’s […]

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My Secret Affair with Graphic Novels

OK, so it’s no longer a secret.  I have developed a passion, an obsession, a serious addition to graphic novels. It all started with our last Wonderfully Wicked Read-a-Thon in October last year (and yes, we are very overdue for another, I KNOW!), and during one of the Twitter parties I started talking about graphic novels […]

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Review: Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon

Review: Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon

Finding Jake

A heart-wrenching yet ultimately uplifting story of psychological suspense in which a parent is forced to confront what he does—and does not—know about his teenage son, in the vein of Reconstructing Amelia, Defending Jacob, and We Need to Talk about Kevin. While his successful wife goes off to her law office each day, Simon Connolly […]

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Review: Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor

Review: Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor

Better than Perfect

Juliet Newman has it all. A picture-perfect family; a handsome, loving boyfriend; and a foolproof life plan: ace her SATs, get accepted into Harvard early decision, and live happily ever after. But when her dad moves out and her mom loses it, Juliet begins questioning the rules she’s always lived by. And to make everything […]

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Review: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King

Review: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King

Glory O'Brien's History of the Future

Would you try to change the world if you thought it had no future? Graduating from high school is a time of limitless possibilities — but not for Glory, who has no plan for what’s next. Her mother committed suicide when Glory was only four years old, and she’s never stopped wondering if she will […]

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Review: Blue Stars by Emily Gray Tedrowe

Review: Blue Stars by Emily Gray Tedrowe

Blue Stars

Blue Stars brings to life the realities of the modern day home front: how to get through the daily challenges of motherhood and holding down a job while bearing the stress and uncertainty of war, when everything can change in an instant. It tells the story of Ellen, a Midwestern literature professor, who is drawn […]

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Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

All the Bright Places

Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister’s […]

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Trap & The Law of Loving Others

Waiting on Wednesday: The Trap & The Law of Loving Others

trap by steven arntson

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted by Breaking the Spine where we each share a book we’re waiting desperately to get our hands on! – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – April’s Pick –  The Trap It’s […]

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Review: Burn for Burn by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian

Review: Burn for Burn by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian

Burn for Burn

Postcard-perfect Jar Island is the kind of place where nobody locks their doors at night, where parents can sleep easy, knowing their daughters are tucked away safe and sound in their beds. But bad things can happen, even to good girls . . . and sometimes, the only way to make things right is to […]

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Mailbox Madness (104)

Mailbox Madness (104)

mailbox madness

Mailbox Madness at MSC excited to be joining The Sunday Post which is hosted by Kimberly @ Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Mailbox Madness at MSC is also stoked to be joining Stacking the Shelves which is hosted by Tynga @ Tynga’s Reviews. Kat’s Mailbox Madness After several weeks of very few books, or only books as […]

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Review: Jacob’s Oath by Martin Fletcher

Review: Jacob’s Oath by Martin Fletcher

Jacob's Oath

As World War II winds to a close, Europe’s roads are clogged with twenty million exhausted refugees walking home. Among them are Jacob and Sarah, lonely Holocaust survivors who meet in Heidelberg. But Jacob is consumed with hatred and cannot rest until he has killed his brother’s murderer, a concentration camp guard nicknamed “The Rat.” […]

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Dead Hearts & Please Remain Calm

Waiting on Wednesday: The Dead Hearts & Please Remain Calm

please remain calm by courtney summers

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that’s hosted by Breaking the Spine where we each share a book we’re waiting desperately to get our hands on! – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – ~ – April’s Pick –  The Dead I […]

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Review: 4 to 16 Characters by Kelly Hourihan

Review: 4 to 16 Characters by Kelly Hourihan

4 to 16 Characters

Fifteen-year-old Jane Shilling’s best friends don’t know her real name. In fact, they don’t know anything about her at all. Jane’s life has collapsed in the last few years; following the death of her mother, her father turned to drinking, and Jane is reeling from the double blow. To escape, Jane devises a number of […]

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Mailbox Madness (103)

Mailbox Madness (103)

The Uninvited

Mailbox Madness at MSC excited to be joining The Sunday Post which is hosted by Kimberly @ Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Mailbox Madness at MSC is also stoked to be joining Stacking the Shelves which is hosted by Tynga @ Tynga’s Reviews. April’s Mailbox Madness The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M.J. Rose | Goodreads Lamentation […]

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Review: Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

Review: Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

Falling Into Place

On the day Liz Emerson tries to die, they had reviewed Newton’s laws of motion in physics class. Then, after school, she put them into practice by running her Mercedes off the road. Why? Why did Liz Emerson decide that the world would be better off without her? Why did she give up? Vividly told […]

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