Landline ~ Rainbow Rowell

A lovely testament to the difficulties of being in a long term relationship, Landline explores some pretty basic themes with a twist. Landline is very different from Rowell's other novels, more NA than YA as it mainly talks about a marriage. Neal and Georgie have been married 14 years when Neal draws the final line … Continue reading Landline ~ Rainbow Rowell

Alias Grace ~ Margaret Atwood

This book took me forever to get through, but it was still a great story. This historical fiction novel reads like it was written in the nineteenth century. As such, it is flowery and uses far different wording than any modern tales. Each paragraph and dialogue is filled with detail, yet the overall action is … Continue reading Alias Grace ~ Margaret Atwood

Saga Volume 2 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

This second installment in the Saga series takes us back in time to when Marko and Alana met, and how their star-crossed romance blossomed. We also shuttle through space in a rocketship from a tree, and meet Hazel's grandparents, Marko's parents who are initially disgusted and surprised that he's chosen to marry outside of their … Continue reading Saga Volume 2 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett ~ Chelsea Sedotti

Hawthorn comes up with a theory about what happens to a girl who has gone missing, a girl who happens to be one of the most popular girls from High School, Lizzie Lovett. Hawthorn has always been a bit of a social misfit, and she feels ostracized from everyone at school. She's constantly concerned about … Continue reading The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett ~ Chelsea Sedotti

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe ~ Benjamin Alire Saenz

This. Book. Was. Awesome. Saenz used short chapters to his advantage, dipping in and out of scenes at crucial moments. I loved that he skipped the set up and dove right in to the meat of the story, letting readers uncover key character details over time. I felt like I was getting to know Aristotle, … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe ~ Benjamin Alire Saenz