Category: Book Review

Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult by Bruce Handy

Posted August 17, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 0 Comments

Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult by Bruce Handy Review by Lauren source: copy from ALA17; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): In 1690, the dour New England Primer, thought to be the first American children s book, was published in Boston. Offering children gems of advice such […]

Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life by INFJoe

Posted August 15, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 29 Comments

Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life by Aaron Caycedo-Kimura Review by Lauren source: copy for review; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Introversion is “in.” But there are still many misconceptions about introverts in the world. They’re shy. Anti-social. They don’t want to have close relationships. They’re all […]

Permanent Ink by Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn

Posted August 9, 2017 by shooting in Book Review, Giveaway / 26 Comments

Permanent Ink by Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: At twenty-three, Poe Montgomery is going nowhere. He still lives in his father’s basement and spends most of his time tagging with his friends. When an arrest lands him in debt, Poe accepts the […]

Barrel Proof by Layla Reyne

Posted August 3, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 7 Comments

Barrel Proof by Layla Reyne Review by Lauren  source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary (Add on Goodreads): FBI agents Aidan “Irish” Talley and Jameson “Whiskey” Walker can’t get a moment’s peace. Their hunt for the terrorist Renaud seems to be nearing an end, until a fire allows him to slip through their […]

Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds

Posted July 31, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 13 Comments

Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds Review by Lauren source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (Add on Goodreads): Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, beautiful poet Alicia. He’s even got a […]