Why I Didn’t Finish: How to Train Your Dragon – Cressida Cowell

Suddenly he had a strong feeling that the gods were on his side. He KNEW that this dragon was alive.
With trembling fingers, Hiccup undid the latch, took off the lid of the basket, and peered in….
Things weren’t looking so good anymore.” (page 42) Continue reading “Why I Didn’t Finish: How to Train Your Dragon – Cressida Cowell”

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(All of) The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

*** I just want to quickly mention that a few months back, I had planned to quit my blog as soon as I had uploaded all of my previously written posts. Since then, I have come to the conclusion that my blog was not the underlying factor in my stress and so I have decided to keep up my blog for now.

That’s all I got, okay?

“Okay,” he said after forever. “Maybe okay will be our always.” (page 73) Continue reading “(All of) The Fault in Our Stars – John Green”

Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

ANOTHER THING ABOUT THE RULES
They weren’t meant to be broken.
They were meant for the broken
to follow.” (page 35) Continue reading “Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds”

The Diary of Anne Frank (The Definitive Edition)

*NOTE: This is the Definitive Edition of Anne Frank’s diary. I have never read the common version which was originally published and heavily edited by Otto Frank. The older version cut out Anne’s hatred for her mother, negative comments about other Annex members, and Anne’s sexual thoughts/musings (which are almost pornographic) as she experienced puberty. The definitive version was first published in 1987 and has been banned from many schools.*

Paper has more patience than people.” (page 6) Continue reading “The Diary of Anne Frank (The Definitive Edition)”

Pre-Release Review of The Splintered Light – Ginger Johnson

The Splintered Light is scheduled to release on September 4th, 2018.

*DISCLAIMER – I was not asked by Ginger Johnson, or Bloomsbury Publishing to write a review for this book. I received this book for free while participating in my library’s summer reading program. All views expressed are mine (and I tried really hard not to give away spoilers).* Continue reading “Pre-Release Review of The Splintered Light – Ginger Johnson”