Friday Fiction #5: Blind Date (with link up)

The last 4 weeks I’ve written stories that were based in truth. I thought it was time I tried writing something that was completely fiction, but I didn’t know where to start. Then I found this page of writing prompts. Today’s story was inspired by this prompt: Eye Contact: Write about two people seeing each […]

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YA Book Club: November 2015

Last night was book club night! I love book club. Don’t you? The Book Annie picked the book this month. She read the physical book from the library, while Sarah and I listened to the audiobook on Audible (separately this month). The Program by Suzanne Young The Venue We ate at Baker’s Square this month. It’s […]

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Inside Out Book Tag

I didn’t love Inside Out as much as others did. It was just too sad. But I do like the characters, and I really liked how each person had a different predominant emotion. Mine is anger, but I am working on that. Thanks to Grace at Rebel Mommy Book Blog, who tagged me for this post. […]

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Book Review: The Bronte Plot

The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay Goodreads Summary: Lucy Alling makes a living selling rare books, often taking suspicious measures to reach her goals. When her unorthodox methods are discovered, Lucy’s secret ruins her relationship with her boss and her boyfriend James—leaving Lucy in a heap of hurt, and trouble. Something has to change; she has […]

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Book Review: Winter (YA) & Giveaway!

Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer Goodreads Summary: Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve […]

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Kid Lit: Dino-Swimming

Dino-Swimming by Lisa Wheeler Goodreads Summary: The Land Sharks take on the Algae Eaters in a dino-swimming showdown! Raptor and Stegosaurus start it off in the individual medley, while the Ptero twins battle it out in the butterfly race. Then Galli and Diplo wow the crowd with their flips and tricks off the diving board! But […]

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Book Review: The Treatment (YA)

The Treatment (The Program #2) by Suzanne Young Goodreads Summary: Can Sloane and James survive the lies and secrets surrounding them, or will The Program claim them in the end? Find out in this sequel to The Program, which Publishers Weekly called “chilling and suspenseful.” How do you stop an epidemic? Sloane and James are on […]

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Lunar Chronicles Games

I’m nearing the end of Winter, so I thought I better put this post together before the excitement is over. My review of Winter will be up on Monday with a giveaway. If you haven’t had a chance to buy the book yet, check back on Monday to try to win a copy. These games were […]

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Fiction Friday #4: High Ropes (with Link Up)

I got some feedback from my sister after last week’s Fiction Friday. She said I should switch to first person POV and be more descriptive, so the reader can actually see what’s happening. Here’s my next attempt. I welcome all feedbacks in the comments section. ———————————————————- I leave lunch early, stopping by the drinking fountain […]

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Book Review: The Program (YA)

The Program (The Program #1) by Suzanne Young Goodreads Summary: In Sloane’s world, true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic, and the only solution is The Program. Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven […]

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