A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green, similar to An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, is up there with the strangest books I’ve read, and the smartest. After the way the first book in the duology ended, I was unsure how this sequel would unfold, but I found myself gripped by the new challenges the characters face in a world of confusion. Compared to An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, this one is heavier on the sci-fi elements and introduces a variety of narrators, but it contains the same humour and hard-hitting social commentary that one would expect from Hank Green’s work. Immensely entertaining and thought-provoking, this is a powerful series that will linger with the reader long after they turn the last page. Continue reading

Review: Heartwood Box by Ann Aguirre

Review: Heartwood Box by Ann Aguirre

Heartwood Box by Ann Aguirre is a book that I picked up unsure of what to expect. It is thrilling and mysterious, and it blends multiple genres to create something that I have never seen before. I enjoyed the main character and her determination to makes things right in her new town, however the ending didn’t work out for me, and it impacted my enjoyment of the book. This is still a fantastic read, but I would have enjoyed a different outcome. Continue reading