Tag: retro

A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard

Posted January 28, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard

Review A Quiet Place by Peter D. Burchard wasn’t a bad book necessarily but it just felt kinda… pointless? Not really sure how I felt about it. Lots of meaningless descriptions and very little in the way of plot or characterization. I came out of the book not knowing a single thing about the characters – I felt that far removed from them. The story centres around Cindy a young […]

Books From My Teen Years I’d Love To Revisit

Posted July 10, 2018 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 6 Comments
Books From My Teen Years I’d Love To Revisit

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 top ten: Books From My Teen Years That I Would Love To Revisit This week’s topic is actually best books read in 2018 but I already posted a similar topic last week so I’m gonna go with books from […]

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: Lois Duncan

Posted November 13, 2017 by Brin in 80s & 90s Young Adult Rewind, Retro Reads / 2 Comments
Retro Reads: 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 […]

Stacking the Shelves #94

Posted April 23, 2016 by Brin in Memes, Stacking The Shelves / 6 Comments
Stacking the Shelves #94

Stacking The Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews Stacking the Shelves Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Participants are to create their own Stacking […]