The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars The title of John Green’s newest novel, The Fault in Our Stars, comes from a famous line in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings." (I,ii,139-140). For the young [...]

April 16th, 2012|

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs My rating: 3 of 5 stars Not only are the characters in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children peculiar, but so is the novel itself. There’s really nothing too terribly unusual about the book’s main character, Jacob Portman. He’s a 16-year-old quiet kid with a pretty [...]

April 16th, 2012|

I Am Lucky Bird update

On Monday, the finalists for the 2011 Book of the Year Award from ForeWord Reviews were announced. I'm thrilled to say that I Am Lucky Bird is a General Fiction Finalist! The winners will be announced at the American Library Association's annual conference in Anaheim, California on June 23rd. http://www.forewordreviews.com/  

April 4th, 2012|