Rafferty Lincoln Loves [Emily Williams] (Book Review #61)

He looked so small down there, walking alongside Minty, with one grubby hand resting reassuringly on the horse’s neck. I’ve been genuinely unsure how to word this review since I finished Rafferty Lincoln Loves by Emily Williams some time ago. I think I’ve sat down on several occasions to contemplate how I felt about it…

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Old Nostalgias of Childhood — 24in48

I imagine that the oldest book I have from my childhood—though it is currently boxed up in storage because I live in an apartment and move a fair amount—are the pile of Nancy Drew books I inherited from my mother. She’d read them when she was young and, since I’ve always been in love with…

Scarlet [Marissa Meyer] (Book Review #58)

I just think we shouldn't judge her, or anyone, without trying to understand them first. That maybe we should get the full story before jumping to conclusions. Crazy notion, I know. Scarlet begins with a young woman living in Rioux, France whose grandmother has gone missing. I’ll admit here that Scarlet is probably the book…

24in48 x2 — A Kick Off

I love, love, love, love, love this Readathon. I’ve only participated once so far and I imagine this is something that I will be doing each and every time from this point forward. There’s something about this challenge that is just exceedingly appealing and while I can’t quite pinpoint what that is, I’m thoroughly excited to…

Cinder [Marissa Meyer] (Book Review #57)

We have the ability to love each other, no matter our differences. To help each other, no matter our weaknesses.I first came across Cinder by Marissa Meyer in 2012 at a time when I’d been dejectedly hopping from disappointing book to disappointing book in search of a new read that I would actually enjoy. I think,…