Set in 1956, Beneath Breaking Waves features a sixteen-year-old girl who isn't afraid to brave an ocean to reclaim her family and find her place in the world. An excerpt from Chapter One: “Ted, I didn’t mean for any of this—” “Course you didn’t. These things just happen, don’t they?” My own words, thrown back … Continue reading It’s 1956. Ready to Hit the Waves?
I'm not sure what possessed me to pick up this book, but boy am I glad I did. Ninth House is dark and marvelous. The entire time I was reading, I was in awe of the worldbuilding, the magical theory that went into the world, and especially the characters. Even the buildings are characters! The … Continue reading You Gotta Read…Ninth House
As a person who sometimes feels too much what's going on around me, I've been reeling the past week, devastated by the pain I'm seeing in the news. My heart hurts for my fellow Americans, especially for the people of color who have been mistreated for so very, very long. Books and reading will not … Continue reading YA Authors’ Summer Recs
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Depending on your situation during this pandemic, you might find yourself with more time to read! Or you might find that you need more books to escape into. I asked some of my newsletter subscribers for recommendations, and here's what they came up with! Deborah recommends the Dreams and Reality series by Hadena James. She … Continue reading 5 Reader Recommendations