Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Peyton, Sydney’s charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion’s share of their parents’ attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton’s increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the family and the world. When everyoneContinue reading “Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen”

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Top Ten Tuesday 9/15

Top Ten Favorite Book Quotes “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” ― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief 3. “Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: “What!Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday 9/15”

Zodiac by Romina Russell

At the dawn of time, there were 13 Houses in the Zodiac Galaxy. Now only 12 remain…. Rhoma Grace is a 16-year-old student from House Cancer with an unusual way of reading the stars. While her classmates use measurements to make accurate astrological predictions, Rho can’t solve for ‘x’ to save her life—so instead, sheContinue reading “Zodiac by Romina Russell”

Hourglass by Myra McEntire

One hour to rewrite the past . . . For seventeen-year-old Emerson Cole, life is about seeing what isn’t there: swooning Southern Belles; soldiers long forgotten; a haunting jazz trio that vanishes in an instant. Plagued by phantoms since her parents’ death, she just wants the apparitions to stop so she can be normal. She’sContinue reading “Hourglass by Myra McEntire”

Top Ten Tuesday 9/1

Ten Characters You Just Didn’t Click With 1.Cheryl Strayed from Wild | I had a love-hate relationship with Cheryl. Two-thirds of the time I wanted to shake her for being so ridiculously unprepared and irresponsible, the other third I wanted to applaud her for venturing off on her own. 2. Rio from Atlantia | I like strongContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday 9/1”

City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of the Shadowhunters behind, it would mean more time with herContinue reading “City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare”