4 Stars. Throw together a bunch of flawed characters, a boarding school, a clumsy & opinionated leading lady, Victorian era elements, magic, and dreams & visions and you have a recipe for the perfect summer read.
4 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for drama and a group of characters most despicable & terrible. This is a literary classic that is all about revenge — no tea, crumpets and ballroom parties here.
4 Stars. A truly amazing story about young woman’s harrowing story of her escape from North Korea and trying to find her family. Prepare for an emotional roller-coaster. I highly recommend this book to all.
3 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for eerie photos, YA fantasy and a dash of paranormal.
1 Star. Read if you’re in the mood for a super short read, Graphic novel, little to no dialogue, a bit of reflection on the past & what’s to come.
3 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for: teen fiction, topics of bullying & self-esteem, the funny sexual awkwardness and curiosity of a 16-year-old
3 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for a fast-paced YA fantasy, a ‘Grumpy Old Man’ type, a dark whimsical forest, and a strong female friendship
2 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for: YA Science Fiction, Dystopian, audiobook with cast of 10+, multiple formats, a self-aware Artificial Intelligence
This post idea comes from The Broke and the Bookish‘s ‘Top Ten Tuesday’. This week’s topic is Top 10 Of My Most Recent 5 Star Reads. Since everyone’s definition of ‘recent’ is a bit different, I have selected 10 books that I have read from today’s date dating back to January 1, 2015. If you’re interested…
4 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for: Children’s Middle Grade Fantasy, Post-Apocalyptic, adventure, robots, alien species, telepathic conversations between a girl and her giant sea creature companion.
3 Stars. Read if you’re in the mood for: Middle-grade, teen fiction, topics of bullying & self-esteem, the funny sexual awkwardness and curiosity of a 16 year-old
Book Title/Author: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro Publisher/Year: January 2006 by Vintage Books (first published in January 2005) Genre: Literary Fiction, Dystopian, Romance, Adult Fiction Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned “From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and…