Review: Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan

Title: Rebel GirlsAuthor: Elizabeth KeenanRating: ★★★★Summary: When it comes to being social, Athena Graves is far more comfortable creating a mix tape than she is talking to cute boys—or anyone, for that matter—and her staunchly feminist views and love of punk rock aren’t exactly mainstream at her conservative Catholic high school. Then a malicious rumor that … Continue reading Review: Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan

Top Ten: Books I’m Avoiding Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was books I'm avoiding reading and why. I'm avoiding Jerusalem and Infinite Jest because I know at 1,266 and 1,088 pages, respectively, they're going to be a complete time suck. I'm avoiding Columbine, A Little Life, and Trainspotting because … Continue reading Top Ten: Books I’m Avoiding Reading

Top Ten: Books I Enjoyed Outside My Comfort Zone

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was books I enjoyed that were outside my comfort zone. While I am grossly under-representing the following titles, I've also tried to explain them in a way that feels unappealing to me. Considering that there are books out there … Continue reading Top Ten: Books I Enjoyed Outside My Comfort Zone

Review: Well Met by Jen DeLuca

Title: Well MetAuthor: Jen DeLucaRating: ★★★★½Summary: Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to small-town Maryland to help her sister recover from an accident, but who could anticipate getting roped into volunteering for the local Renaissance Faire alongside her teenaged niece? Or that the irritating and inscrutable schoolteacher in charge of the … Continue reading Review: Well Met by Jen DeLuca