Tag: young adult

Commonly Used Words In YA Book Titles

Posted April 24, 2018 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 2 Comments
Commonly Used Words In YA Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme previously hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl This week’s theme is: Commonly Used Words In YA Book Titles Off the top of my head I can think of rather a few commonly or frequently used words in YA book titles. It’s definitely something I have never pondered before which definitely […]

Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers

Posted April 17, 2018 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 1 Comment
Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme previously hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl This week’s theme is a freebie so I have decided to list my: Top Ten Favourite Nostalgic Book Covers I love all kinds of nostalgic and vintage books covers especially teen books I used to love back in the day. When I saw […]

Retro Reads: Teen Thriller Writer Lois Duncan

Posted November 13, 2017 by Brin in 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind, Retro Reads / 2 Comments
Retro Reads: Teen Thriller Writer Lois Duncan

Lois Duncan: Teen Thriller Writer Extraordinaire Lois Duncan was the writer of over a dozen teen thrillers that I adored reading when I was growing up. A writer whose life was marred by tragedy when, in a strange parallel to her own writing, her daughter Kaitlyn was murdered under mysterious circumstances. After this heart-breaking turn of events, Duncan turned away from writing fiction. She instead put her focus on finding her daughter’s […]

Cover Retrospective: A Series

Posted March 19, 2017 by Brin in Cover Retrospective, Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Cover Retrospective: A Series

Yikes, I didn’t exactly mean to take over a month-long hiatus from my blog! A combination of being busy at work and having limited internet access is to blame for that but I actually cannot believe it has been THAT long since I last posted. The Topic: Cover Retrospective This is a post I have been sitting on for a while. I rather liked the idea of looking at book covers (I […]

When We Were by Alexandra Diaz

Posted October 4, 2015 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
When We Were by Alexandra Diaz

I have a lot to thank this book for. I have been going through a major reading slump (again) this summer and I have barely felt like reading (which is not so great when you run a book blog). Thankfully, I was approached to review this books as part of Paper Lantern Lit’s Blog Tour. I am happy to say I enjoyed it a lot! When We Were by Alexandra Diaz is about […]