Monthly Archives: July 2017

Book Tour

The Last Magician Author: Lisa Maxwell Publication Date: July 18th, 2017 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 512 Format: Hardcover and Ebook Synopsis: Stop the Magician. Steal the book. Save the future. In modern day New York, magic is all but extinct. … Continue reading

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A Void the Size of the World Author: Rachele Alpine Publication Date: June 20th, 2017 Publisher: Simon Pulse Synopsis: A haunting novel about a girl who must face the consequences after her actions indirectly lead to her sister’s disappearance. Rhylee … Continue reading

Book Title:
We Were Liars Deluxe Edition
Book Author:
E. Lockhart
Page Count:
Publishing Date:
May 23rd, 2017
Delacorte Press
Date Read:
May 20th, 2017
I received a copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review - thank you!


The New York Times bestseller We Were Liars is now available as a not-to-be-missed hardcover deluxe edition! Whether you know how it ends (shh . . . don t tell!) or have let too many seasons go by without discovering the truth about the Liars for yourself, you will want to get your hands on the exclusive new content in this deluxe edition.

A beautiful and distinguished family.

A private island.

A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.

A group of four friends the Liars whose friendship turns destructive.

A revolution. An accident. A secret.

Lies upon lies.

True love.

The truth.

We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. In addition to the bestselling novel, the collector s edition includes:

.Never-before-shared letters from Gat to Cadence

.A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the author s creative process

.The author s hand-drawn map of Beechwood Island and the Sinclair family tree

.Unique ideas for book discussions Sinclair family style

.An excerpt from E. Lockhart s upcoming novel Genuine Fraud a psychological thriller that will leave you breathless.

Read it.

And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

My Review

I’ve heard so many mixed reviews about We Were Liars over the years, but I hadn’t read it, and I’m not sure why.  It’s weird, because it seems like most readers either love it or hate it – there aren’t … Continue reading

3 stars
Book Title:
The Girl with the Ghost Machine
Book Author:
Lauren DeStefano
Page Count:
Publishing Date:
June 6th, 2017
Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Date Read:
June 30th, 2017
ARC from publisher - Thank you!


What if a machine could bring back the ones we love? From New York Times bestseller Lauren DeStefano comes a captivating middle grade of loss, love and hope.

In this beautiful and poignant novel, acclaimed author Lauren DeStefano tells a story of love and loss, and what it means to say goodbye.

When Emmaline Beaumont's father started building the ghost machine, she didn't expect it to bring her mother back from the dead. But by locking himself in the basement to toil away at his hopes, Monsieur Beaumont has become obsessed with the contraption and neglected the living, and Emmaline is tired of feeling forgotten.

Nothing good has come from building the ghost machine, and Emmaline decides that the only way to bring her father back will be to make the ghost machine work…or destroy it forever.

My Review

The Girl with the Ghost Machine is an interesting story about a grieving girl who lost her mother to illness, and who is afraid she is losing her father to a machine that he is trying to build to bring … Continue reading

4 stars