Review: The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor

Review: The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor

The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor is set in Paris during World War II and follows both a member of a resistance group and a girl in the present day who discovers her diary. The historical elements of the book are very well done, and I learned a lot about women in the resistance. However, I didn’t think that the modern storyline was as necessary, and I found the main character’s drama takes away from the emotions of the narration in the past. Continue reading

Amazon Giveaway: The Dark Awakening

Amazon Giveaway: The Dark Awakening

Welcome to the book blitz for The Dark Awakening by D.L. Blade! Fans of YA paranormal will want to check this one out. Keep reading to learn more about the book and enter the giveaway to win a $25 Amazon gift card. (INT) Continue reading

Book Review: Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe

Book Review: Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe

Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe by Sarah Mlynowski is a book I was excited for since I love a a summer camp setting. The descriptions of the camp the main character works at are vivid, and it was easy to imagine being there. However, I disliked her immaturity and the way she continually attempts to justify cheating on her boyfriend. Ultimately, I was disappointed with this one. Continue reading

Review: The World Eats Here by Wang & Garner

Review: The World Eats Here by Wang & Garner

The World Eats Here  by John Wang and Storm Garner is an interesting look at the Queens Night Market and its many vendors. The recipes that are included encompass a variety of cultures and the images reflect the spirit of coming together to enjoy both food and community. Definitely a book that gives a bit of wanderlust and a look back to a time where we once gathered to enjoy a bite to eat. Continue reading