My Bookshelf, Review Shorts

Review Shorts: All About Love and How to Be a Woman

Every once in a while there's a book you read and no matter how much you might love it, it's just hard to find enough to say about it to write a full review. Therefore, I've been toying with the idea of a "Review Shorts" category for a long time. The idea is to combine… Continue reading Review Shorts: All About Love and How to Be a Woman

From the Bottom Shelf, My Bookshelf

Bottom Shelf Reviews: Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman

I am kind of ashamed that this  book has sat on my shelf long enough that it qualifies as a Bottom Shelf review. I bought it the day it came out with every intention of reading it immediately, yet somehow a year has passed and I'm just now getting it read. Even more sad, the… Continue reading Bottom Shelf Reviews: Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman

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CJ Reviews The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

Title: The Accident Season Author: Moïra Fowley-Doyle Publication Date: August 18, 2015 Format: Advanced Reading Copy Rating: 4 stars It's the accident season, the same time every year. Bones break, skin tears, bruises bloom. The accident season has been part of seventeen-year-old Cara's life for as long as she can remember. Towards the end of October, foreshadowed by the… Continue reading CJ Reviews The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

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CJ Reviews Kingdom of Scars by Eoin C. Macken

Title: Kingdom of Scars Author: Eoin C. Macken Publication Date: September 25, 2014 Format: Paperback Rating: 3 stars Sam Leahy is a shy, fifteen-year-old boy navigating two social worlds: the uptight bullies at his all-boys’ private school and the small uncouth gang in his neighbourhood. This gang of five follows the typical teenage-boy pattern: they drink, smoke, cause fights and… Continue reading CJ Reviews Kingdom of Scars by Eoin C. Macken

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CJ Reviews: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

Title: A Head Full of Ghosts Author: Paul Tremblay Publication Date: June 2, 2015 Format: Advanced Reading Copy Rating: 4 stars The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents' despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie's descent into madness. As… Continue reading CJ Reviews: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay