We haven’t had much to do for a while now. So needless to say some people have had a lot more time on their hands to make beautiful book based art! Enter #bookstagram, with its gorgeous backdrops, glittery filters, and books. So. Many. Books. Here are 10 #bookstagrams that we thought were totally amazing to look at.
If I could sum up my entire experience of Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard in a single gif, it would be this one: If you’ve spent any amount of time on this site, or listening to our Podcasts, you know how much of a fan Jess and I are of Victoria Aveyard. We fell in love withContinue reading “Glass Sword ★★★★★”
I have a theory that Stacey Kade wants to watch me die from dehydration. A scene that’s absolutely plausible given how much I cried while reading For This Life Only.
The Wolf in the Attic by Paul Kearney is the long winded tale of Anna, a Greek refugee living in London with her father in the early 20th century. There was exactly one exciting, plot driven scene in the first quarter of the book and everything else is countless pages of details, descriptions and characterContinue reading “The Wolf in the Attic ★☆☆☆☆”
I was severely disappointed by the stereotypical romance and on and off strong female character in Luna’s Lions in the Garden.
I always thought I loved portal fantasy stories; after all, I did spend ten years writing one, but Akarnae proved that I did not love portal fantasies as much as I thought I did.
Lackey gives us just another anti-social “no I don’t want to” heroine. Doesn’t anyone ever actually want to save the day?
I was so pleasantly surprised by The One and Only Ivan, I just had to give it all five stars. This is what a middle grade novel should be.
I’m always enamored by girls in stories that seem innocent and invisible but use that to their advantage to carve their own path — which is exactly what Faith Sunderly does in The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge. It’s impossible to put down this historical mystery, set just after the advent of Darwin’s On TheContinue reading “The Lie Tree – ★★★★☆”
Question: What do a pair of newlywed woodchucks, a squirrel, a testy snake, a skunk, and a couple of bats have in common with a family of pudgy human beings named Hubble?Answer: Their lives are all turned topsy-turvey by a tyrannical toddler named Margaret. Question: Will Margaret ever realize that there’s more to life thanContinue reading “Mean Margaret ★★☆☆☆”