The Selection by Kiera Cass. Image courtesy of Goodreads.

The Selection ( HarperTeen) was recommended to me by Amazon, and I was all, “What, like you know my life?” Turns out Amazon has a pretty strong understanding of my life, because I quite enjoyed this book! When my Goodreads linked to Facebook, one of my dear friends welcomed me to “the bestworst book series ever!” And that is quite an apt description. First Impressions: Judging a Book by its Cover None of you are surprised that this has everything… Read more »


I have a confession. I don’t tend to like contemporary Young Adult/ New Adult literature. Probably because it tends to have, in my opinion, weak, whiny, shallow female characters. Gag. Even worse, characters focused on hook-up culture. Double gag. Or characters who think finding the hottest guy is like, OMG, the most important thing in life. Gag to infinity. To my absolute joy, I was given the opportunity from 1/2 of the author (more on that later) to read the… Read more »

Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Hello, fellow book worms! As you might recall, one of my 2014 goals is to read 50 books this calendar year. I’m a bit behind, due to the tumultuous nature of the first quarter of this year, but I am thrilled to be on my way now! I first read a diet book, that while counting toward my goal, I won’t be reviewing for this blog. SO, I am beyond excited to bring to you my review of the second… Read more »