Remember November (tag)

the Remember November tag is based on holidays occurring during the month of November. RULES .x. pingback to the creator of the tag, @bookprincessreviews .x. .x. tag the person who tagged you .x. .x. find an answer to match each prompt .x. .x. have fun! .x. sadie hawkins day first saturday a female character who … Continue reading Remember November (tag)

THE DECEIVERS Feature: Can We Lie to You? *Three Lies & One Truth*

THE DECEIVERS by KRISTEN SIMMONS releases February 5, 2019.  Title: The Deceivers Author: Kristen Simmons Pages: 379 Released: February 5 2019 Publisher: Tor Teen Format: Hardcover Genre: Contemporary Goodreads Rating: 4.30 (of 57 ratings)   “This is an elite establishment, Brynn. I am very selective when it comes to the student body.” “What exactly happens here?” I ask. “Learning,” he says. “Growing. Camaraderie. … Continue reading THE DECEIVERS Feature: Can We Lie to You? *Three Lies & One Truth*

“Bruised” Sarah Skilton

Bruised by Sarah Skilton, published in 2013 Description: Imogen has always believed that her black belt in Tae Kwon Do made her stronger than everyone else--more responsible, more capable. But when she witnesses a holdup in a diner, she freezes. The gunman is shot and killed by the police. And it's all her fault. Now she's got … Continue reading “Bruised” Sarah Skilton

None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio

None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio, published in 2015 Description: When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place. She's a champion hurdler with a full scholarship to college and she's madly in love with her boyfriend. In fact, she's decided that she's ready … Continue reading None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio

Chooseday Tuesday: Janet Taylor Lisle “The Art of Keeping Cool”

The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle, published in 2000 Description:  Fear permeates the Rhode Island coastal town where Robert, his mother, and sister are living out the war with his paternal grandparents: Fear of Nazi submarines offshore. Fear of Abel Hoffman, a German artist living reclusively outside of town. And for Robert, a … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Janet Taylor Lisle “The Art of Keeping Cool”

Dare to Disappoint: A Graphic Novel by Ozge Samanci about Ozge Samanci

Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey by Ozge Samanci, released in 2015 Description:  Growing up on the Aegean Coast, Ozge loved the sea and imagined a life of adventure while her parents and society demanded predictability. Her dad expected Ozge, like her sister, to become an engineer. She tried to hear her own voice over … Continue reading Dare to Disappoint: A Graphic Novel by Ozge Samanci about Ozge Samanci

Makeup Fridays: An ABC Makeup Tutorial (Cruelty-Free and Under 1 Minute!)

The Right to Education Everyone has the right to education. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit. A brief summary of the right to education, but certainly a part that caught my eye! I'm someone who grew up with … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: An ABC Makeup Tutorial (Cruelty-Free and Under 1 Minute!)

Chooseday Tuesday: Louise O’Neill “Asking for It”

Asking for It by Louise O'Neill, published in 2015 Description:  It's the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O'Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there's a party. Everyone is there. All eyes are on Emma.  The next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house. She … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Louise O’Neill “Asking for It”