Jared Reck’s A Short History of the Girl Next Door (2017 Reading Book #156)

This is one of the books that I got for Christmas and quickly read in the days following. I had heard some positive reviews from friends and have stared longingly at the gorgeous cover multiple times (seriously, the design is STUNNING). It was really fun to read a book about … Continue reading

Laura Creedle’s The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily (2017 Reading Book #155)

This book is very special to me as I know the author personally and helped her work on the drafts of this novel. This was one of the first novel drafts I revised upon joining Scribophile, and since then, Laura and I have become critique partners and I’ve gotten to … Continue reading

Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See (2017 Reading Book #152)

I cannot believe it took me this long to read such an amazing book! This is the kind of historical fiction that I absolutely love. I loved all the different characters we got to meet. Werner’s story was especially interesting as I don’t know many books that make German characters … Continue reading

Margaret L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time (2017 Reading Book #147)

I’ve known that I’ve needed to read this classic children’s book for a long time, so I finally managed to read it. Unfortunately, it was after I read another children’s book that TOTALLY RUINED THE PLOT OF THIS ONE. I can totally understand why this book has become such a … Continue reading

Nic Stone’s Dear Martin (2017 Reading Book #146)

After the summer publishing program that I completed this year, I realized that I needed to incorporate audiobooks into my reading list. I’d heard a lot of rave reviews about this book’s importance and awesomeness, so I decided to grab the audiobook version of Dear Martin and kill a couple birds with … Continue reading