Review: 96 Hours by Georgia Beers

Review: 96 Hours by Georgia Beers

Erica Ryan is flying home from London after a disastrous business trip. Free spirit Abby Hayes is flying into New York City to visit her mother before jetting off again. Both end up in Gander, Canada, when their flight is diverted because of 9/11. For ninety-six hours they share a rollercoaster of emotions and find […]

Top Ten Tuesday – All Time Faves!

Top Ten Tuesday – All Time Faves!

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 […]

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 […]

Review: Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon

Review: Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon

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 […]

Review: Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor

Review: Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor

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 […]

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

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 […]

Review: Blue Stars by Emily Gray Tedrowe

Review: Blue Stars by Emily Gray Tedrowe

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 […]

Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

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 […]

Review: Burn for Burn by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian

Review: Burn for Burn by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian

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 […]

Mailbox Madness (104)

Mailbox Madness (104)

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 […]

Review: Jacob’s Oath by Martin Fletcher

Review: Jacob’s Oath by Martin Fletcher

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.” […]

Review: 4 to 16 Characters by Kelly Hourihan

Review: 4 to 16 Characters by Kelly Hourihan

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 […]

Review: Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

Review: Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

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 […]

Top Ten Tuesday – Most Anticipated 2015 Debuts

Top Ten Tuesday – Most Anticipated 2015 Debuts

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish – time to indulge in our love of lists!           Kat’s Top Ten Most Anticipated 2015 Debuts There are SO many awesome sounding debuts coming up in 2015, I just couldn’t resist this list! The Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy |Goodreads […]

Bookish Bingo 2015

Bookish Bingo 2015

Bookish Bingo is hosted by the fabulous ladies of Great Imaginations, and in 2014 I reaaaaally wanted to participate but didn’t have the time to do so.  This card runs from January until March so it SHOULD be enough time for me to read all of them. If you want to join in, sign ups […]