Must Read Monday (72): YA Titles from Emily Bain Murphy, Heather Smith, Cynthia Hand & more!

Welcome to another edition of Must Read Monday! This feature is where I spotlight older, recent, or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! This week is all about young adult fiction- I don’t think I’ve posted a teen-centred […]

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Review: Julia Vanishes (Witch’s Child #1) by Catherine Egan

Review: Julia Vanishes (Witch’s Child #1) by Catherine Egan Source: ARC courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada via Goodreads First Reads. Thank you! Publication: June 7, 2016 by Knopf Books for Young Readers Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: Julia has the unusual ability to be…unseen. Not invisible, exactly. Just beyond most people’s senses. It’s a dangerous trait in a city […]

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Must Read Monday (19): The Hanged Man by P.N. Elrod & The Strings of Murder by Oscar de Muriel

Happy Thanksgiving! Welcome to another edition of Must Read Monday! This feature is where I spotlight current and/or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! This week’s focus is all on mystery and suspense. The first featured title, from […]

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Review: Hex Hall (Hex Hall #1) by Rachel Hawkins

Review: Hex Hall (Hex Hall #1) by Rachel Hawkins Source: Hardcover, Published March 2 2010 by Hyperion Books Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It’s gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie’s estranged father—an elusive European warlock—only when necessary. But […]

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