Guess Who Decided to Show Up Again?! // Updates and Death of a Salesman Review

~Updates~ Okay, so hey everyone, it's been a hot minute since many of you have seen or even heard from me. I missed you all so much!❤️Do you all remember me?!😂 Anyway, it is such a relief to be back to blogging. For those who weren't aware, I had a long five month break in which … Continue reading Guess Who Decided to Show Up Again?! // Updates and Death of a Salesman Review

Salt to the Sea Review

Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, many with something to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge … Continue reading Salt to the Sea Review

The Book Thief Review

Title: The Book Thief Author: Markus Zusak Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A story about, among other things: A girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .an unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul. … Continue reading The Book Thief Review

ARC Review: The Midnight Dance

Title: The Midnight Dance Author: Nikki Katz Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, paranormal, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: When the music ends, the dance begins. Penny is a dancer at the Grande Teatro, a finishing school where she and 11 other young women are training to become the finest ballerinas in Italy. Tucked deep into … Continue reading ARC Review: The Midnight Dance

ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

Title: The Agony of Bun O'Keefe Author: Heather Smith Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Set in 1980s Newfoundland, The Agony of Bun O’Keefe is the story of a 14-year-old girl who runs away to the city and is taken in by a street musician who lives with an eclectic cast … Continue reading ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

My Life Before Me Review

Title: My Life Before Me Author: Norah McClintock Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, mystery, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Nothing worth fighting for comes easy. Cady has always wanted to be a reporter, like her hero Nellie Bly, so after a fire burns down the orphanage she lives in, she’s ready to leave small-town Ontario … Continue reading My Life Before Me Review

Between Shades of Gray Review

Title: Between Shades of Gray Author: Ruta Sepetys Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life … Continue reading Between Shades of Gray Review

ARC Review: Maud

Title: Maud Author: Melanie J. Fishbane Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: For the first time ever, a young adult novel about the teen years of L.M. Montgomery, the author who brought us ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery — Maud to her friends — has a dream: to … Continue reading ARC Review: Maud

Innocent Review

Title: Innocent Author: Eric Walters Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, mystery, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Sometimes you have to look back in order to move forward. After the orphanage she lives in is destroyed by fire, Betty, an innocent and trusting teen, takes a job as a maid in Kingston, Ontario. Welcomed into the … Continue reading Innocent Review

Top Ten Thursday #45

Hi everyone!☺️ If you've been reading my blog for any amount of time, then you probably know that contemporary is my #1 favourite genre, no doubt. I mention a contemporary book or author in *almost* every one of my posts, haha! But today, I wanted to focus more on other genres I don't read as … Continue reading Top Ten Thursday #45