Graduation Day [Joelle Charbonneau]; Throwback Thursday

It's Thursday again, which means it's time for another throwback to a review I wrote sometime last year. Admittedly, I was excited to read this series, beginning with The Testing which had genuinely sounded like a fantastic dystopian. Unfortunately, not all book series ever really live up to expectations. While there are many fantastic books in…

Misfits [Jen Calonita]; Throwback Thursday

I'll be the first to admit that I didn't really like Misfits by Jen Calonita all that much. And it's kind of quite a shame because that cover really did leave me feeling as though I'd be reading a fun, quirky book about fairy tale characters. Instead, I got a bunch of cliches, characters I didn't enjoy…

The Prince and the Dressmaker [Jen Wang]; Throwback Thursday

So, funny thing. I don't own this book anymore. Recently, a friend of mine at work moved several states over in order to start a new (and hopefully better) job. And, as a going away present, I gifted him my copy of The Prince and the Dressmakerby Jen Wang. I have to admit, part of me…

Submerged [Vita Ayala]; Throwback Thursday

I think Submerged by Vita Ayala was one of the first graphic novels that I read this year and I was utterly blown away by the sheer level of depth that it had. The story was impressive, the artwork masterful, and I loved everything about it. Now, don't get me wrong, Submerged is a painful journey. The story is…