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P: Pyxis: The Discovery

P: Pyxis: The Discovery

Pyxis: The Discovery by K.C. Neal Corinne is a seemingly normal 16-year-old girl.  She has a best friend (Angeline), a nemesis (Sophie), and an almost boyfriend (Mason, who she is avoiding and is conveniently in Africa with his family on a service trip).  A few […]

Review: Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn

Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn  In a future stage of human evolution, humans became mind readers. The transition was not easy with early mind readers being put in camps, but soon a vast majority of humanity became able to read minds and communicate telepathically […]

N: Need

N: Need

Need by Carrie Jones The death of one’s father is enough to throw anyone for a loop, so it is understandable when Zara, a high schooler, has a hard time coping.  When her mom sends her to live up in Maine with her grandmother to […]

M: A Magical History

M: A Magical History

A Magical History by Emma Hart Imagine being a normal 17-year-old, a popular cheerleader ready to start your junior year only to be moved across the country to a place you didn’t really know only to discover that you have magical powers as does the […]

Review: Lichgates by S.M. Boyce

Review: Lichgates by S.M. Boyce

Amazon | Goodreads | Barnes & Noble Lichgates by S.M. Boyce Hidden on Earth are Lichgates to the hidden world of Ourea.  Twenty-year-old Kara Magari, unknowingly steps through one while hiking in the Rockies in an attempt to clear her head after the recent death […]

K: The Key

K: The Key

The Key by A.D. Duling As you may have guessed by now, with the exception of a recommended book that I have on my Kindle, I have very little rhyme or reason for what I choose to read other than something about the book’s title […]

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 10

Book Blogger Challenge, Day 10

Today’s prompt asks how I choose the next book to read. Day 10: How do you choose what book to read next? There are three answers to this. For my alphabet books, this is really pretty simple.  I pick a random book on my Kindle […]

Review: Jabberwocky by Daniel Coleman

Review: Jabberwocky by Daniel Coleman

Jabberwocky by Daniel Coleman I chose to read Jabberwocky because when I was picking out the book for H, I saw Hatter by the same author.  Jabberwocky was written first, and thus that’s what I knew I had to read so that I could read […]

I: Inevitable

I: Inevitable

Inevitable by Jason Letts Inevitable had been on my Kindle since March 24, 2011.  Eek!  At the time, I thought the story sounded good, and although I had never read a book by Jason Letts before, Amanda Hocking’s name attached to the book appealed to […]

H: Hilda the Wicked Witch

H: Hilda the Wicked Witch

Hilda the Wicked Witch by Paul Kater Occasionally I just want to read a short book, and it was later in the evening when I started this one, so I was pretty sure I was going to finish it in one sitting before bed.  I […]