Lauren: What do you do after you find out that your mom is responsible for ending the world? The only thing you can do – go find another boy to crush on! Yay young adult dystopia!Read more "Book Club in Session: In the End (In the After Book 2) by Demitria Lunetta"
With so many YA series coming out as trilogies, it’s come to be an assumption of mind that all books of the genre will come in threes. Turns out, the Reboot series will end after only two books. Can that even be called a series? Whatever the case, this duology is being quite the rebel. […]Read more "Book Review: Rebel (Reboot Book 2) by Amy Tintera"
With The Maze Runner on my “to read” list for a while now, the release of the trailer for the upcoming film adaptation was all the push I needed to finally crack the book open. Turns out I probably could have just waited for the movie.Read more "Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner"
If you’re like me, then you are sick and tired of every new YA novel being compared to The Hunger Games. It’s not like Suzanne Collins invented the genre! But I’m gonna say it, as much as I don’t want to: Red Rising could really be the next Hunger Games.Read more "Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown"
Lauren: Between the genres of comic books and novels I’m most drawn to reading, it’s sometimes shocking to remember that not all books are a part of a series with hundreds and hundreds of pages building on the work that came before. It can become overwhelming, which is when it becomes pertinent to my psyche […]Read more "Book Club in Session: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman"
I can’t say that I quite understood the world of The Bone Season to an extent that would have made me proud of my brain’s ability to process and retain information, but at least my confusion was not detrimental enough to keep me from enjoying the world of this book on the whole.Read more "Book Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon"
I have a friend that has been singing the praises of Terry Pratchett for as long as I’ve known her, sharing little moments from the novels that make the stories he has to share sound like fantastical joyrides. Yet somehow I have put off experiencing what this man has to offer until I saw the […]Read more "Book Review: The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter"
Somehow, without my knowledge, I managed to fit a zombie book on my “need to read” list for the year. Ok, Reboot isn’t technically about zombies, but it comes close enough.Read more "Book Review: Reboot by Amy Tintera"
To continue Tris’s story started in Divergent, it’s time to scale back from the challenges of becoming Dauntless and explore what it means to be an individual in a society that survives because of conformity.Read more "Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth"
Everyone put your worn copies of The Hunger Games back on your shelves for a rest; we have a new trilogy to become obsessed with.Read more "Book Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth"