I wasn’t sure I was ready to read about a protagonist whose best friend just died, but I did read it, and didn’t collapse into a weepy pile even once.
Could my lack of weepiness be in part be because the raw panicky wound of losing you is finally starting to heal? Sure. But it’s more likely because the book—which promises so much, and has so many neat things to offer—was surprisingly disappointing. … More Sanctum
Most glorious Ashers,
Apparently An Ember in the Ashes was hyped hither and yon before its release, so everyone was anticipating the next Perfect Young Adult Novel—and although it nailed it for a lot of readers, it whiffed for others. … More An Ember in the Ashes
Most Honorable of Lizzys,
I’ve been obsessed with this book since I was a wee little thing, and the time has come for me to gush about it. Let me gush at you. … More The Blue Sword
Oh my goodness, I have to tell you about a post-apocalyptic, battle-for-survival, competent-young-woman-tries-to-protect-her-family story that I think you’ll love. … More Angelfall
I’ve just read The Kingdom of Little Wounds. My reaction, in a single word: Wow. … More The Kingdom of Little Wounds