Furiously Happy

So, in case you haven’t heard yet, I recently found out I have persistent depressive disorder.  I know, I feel like I keep harping on it, but it’s kind of all consuming for me right now.  So in the spirit of being depressed I read this book, Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson. Synopsis It’s basically…

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The Michael Vey Series

 Ah, is there anything better than reading a good series for the first time?  I submit that there is not, at least in the book world.  I’d always resisted picking up the Michael Vey series because I used to pride myself on being a holdout – and the Michael Vey books have been very popular…

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A Confusion of Princes

Have you ever read a book that just got in your head?  And then it turned around over and over again and every which way you turned it there was something new and fascinating about the story?  That was A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix for me.  I listened to it a few weeks…

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The False Prince

The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen was one of those books I devoured.  Then I devoured it again.  Every time I read it (and I own it, so I’m up to like, in the teens) I fall in love with it all over again.  I just listened to it on a road trip (practically the…

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Top 10 Young Adult Summer Reads

It’s summer!  Yay!  Or really, yay for staying indoors even more than I typically do during the winter.  Summer is not my favorite season.  I hate heat.  Fortunately there are ways to occupy my temperature-induced confinement and most of them involve books!  Books are always the answer.  Except when the answer is Jesus.  But then…

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Not if I Save You First

Yay!!! A new Ally Carter book!  She’s one of my favorite heist/spy authors.  I’m a sucker for heists and I love all things spy-like.  This was…neither.  It was more a survival story with a bit of tension thrown in (because survival stories aren’t tense enough).  So, did it survive?  Did I survive reading it?  Well……

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