REVIEW MY BOOK: Josh Anvil and the Cypress Door, by Bruce Arrington

By Liberty S. 4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ Synopsis —  Fourteen-year-old Josh Anvil doesn’t have a promising future. His dyslexia prevents him from achieving academically, and his dad’s recent injury from a terrible arson fire threatens his family’s livelihood. But when Josh makes a fateful canoe trip in the family swamp, his life changes … Continue reading REVIEW MY BOOK: Josh Anvil and the Cypress Door, by Bruce Arrington

The Backlist: Divergent by Veronica Roth

By Samya A.  4 out of 5 stars   ★★★★☆ In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select … Continue reading The Backlist: Divergent by Veronica Roth

#fbf to Trying to Figure Out Whose Love Story is Actually Being Told

**Okay. So, we’ve been avoiding less than positive reviews on the blog, with the exception of a #fbf review that shall not be named. And you know what? That’s not realistic. We will not like all the books we read. And like we said in our inaugural post, it’s nothing personal toward the author. We … Continue reading #fbf to Trying to Figure Out Whose Love Story is Actually Being Told