2016 POPSUGAR Challenge · Book Review

Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses

Overview In a land with segregated mortal and faery realms, 19-year-old Feyre hunts to supports her older sisters and their disabled father. When her materialistic mother died years ago, Feyre promised she would look after the family. She’s managed to keep her promise, even after the family had to move out of their manor house… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses

2016 POPSUGAR Challenge · Book Review

Book Review: The Disenchantments

Overview The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour takes place over the course of a week when newly graduated best friends Colby and Bev set off on their post-grad adventure, touring the Pacific Northwest with Bev’s band The Disenchantments and then setting off on a yearlong backpacking tour of Europe. Colby is excited to have a chance to see his… Continue reading Book Review: The Disenchantments

2016 POPSUGAR Challenge · Book Review

Book Review: Eleanor & Park

Overview Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell begins in August 1986 when Eleanor Douglas returns home after a year spent living with family friends after her stepfather, Richie, kicked her out of her Omaha home. This is not a sweet homecoming story. Eleanor’s family lives in poverty under Richie’s abusive eye, scraping by on very little and tiptoeing around… Continue reading Book Review: Eleanor & Park

2016 POPSUGAR Challenge · Book Review

Book Review: Illuminae

Overview I like to try books that employ different techniques to tell a story. When a story is told through diary entries, completely in poetry, or any other style besides traditional first or third person, it immediately pulls me in. This is what drew me to Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. It tells the story of Kady and Ezra, a… Continue reading Book Review: Illuminae