Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn (Book Review)

Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn My rating: 2 of 5 stars What this book is about: Dash is a 16-year-old guy whose parents were badly divorced. His father doesn’t really care about him and that has led Dash to adopt a rather arrogant and ironic way of dealing with life and…

Top 5 books I read in 2015

Now that 2015 is (almost) over, I thought I would share with you my Top 5 books that I read in 2015 and the most disappointing book of 2015, in my opinion of course. The books that I present here were not specifically published in 2015 but I read them this year. So let’s start…

My Reading Challenge of 2015

My 2015 reading challenge started in the beginning of August when I decided to go back to reading more books and more seriously. The goal that I had in mind from August until the end of the year was 50 books. So these are all the books I managed to finish during 2015 according to…

The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness (Book Review)

The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about (assuming you have read The Knife of Never Letting Go): The Ask and the Answer starts a few hours after the end of The Knife of Never Letting Go. Todd was carrying Viola who was mortally…

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga (Book Review)

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about: Aysel is a 16 year old girl suffering from depression. Her father is in prison and she lives with her mother, her mother’s new husband and her half-siblings. Aysel feels that the only thing she…

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs (Book Review)

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about (assuming you have read Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children): Shortly after the Peculiar Children, Jacob and Miss Peregrine, injured and in bird-form unable to turn human, escape from the island and time starts running again, they find themselves…

Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson (Book Review)

Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: This book’s events take place a few months after the first book Gardens of the Moon by the same author. The Malazan Empire is weakened by the happenings in Darujhistan and has been brought to the brink of anarchy….

Dashing Through the Snow by Debbie Macomber (Book Review)

Dashing Through the Snow by Debbie Macomber My rating: 2 of 5 stars What this book is about: Ashley, a 24-year-old student gets an unexpected Christmas break from work and is determined to spend it with her mother in Seattle. At the airport, she is not able to get a ticket and so decides to…

Never Insult a Killer Zucchini by Elana Azose (Book Review)

Never Insult a Killer Zucchini by Elana Azose My rating: 3 of 5 stars The synopsis: This is one crazy science fair! Students sign in, presenting their science projects and among them is a killer zucchini. Mr. Farsnworth, the judge, exclaims that he loves zucchini. So naturally, the killer zucchini falls in love with him….

Our Endless Numbered Days by Clair Fuller (Book Review)

Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don’t give a 4 star rating often but for me this book deserved it for many reasons. Let’s start with what the story is about: Peggy is an 8 year old girl going to school and living in a big house…

December reads

December! Christmas, good food, cold weather and books! Lots and lots of books. This year, I will be spending a lot of time reading during the holidays and I thought it would be a good idea to make a December reads list. So here are the books I am planning on picking up this month:…