Book Review: The Wonder Bread Summer by Jessica Anya Blau

Released: May 28th 2013 Publisher: Harper Perennial Purchase: Amazon Rating: 2/5 *A paperback copy was provided by publisher in exchange of an honest review. Synopsis via Goodreads: It’s 1983 in Berkeley, California. Twenty-year-old Allie Dodgson is a straitlaced college student working part-time at a dress shop to make ends meet. But when the shop turns out to be a front for a dangerous drug-dealing business, Allie finds herself on … Continue reading Book Review: The Wonder Bread Summer by Jessica Anya Blau

Book Review – ‘Smart Girls Get What They Want’ by Sarah Strohmeyer

Hardcover, 352 pages
Expected publication: June 26th 2012 by Balzer + Bray

Who says smart girls aren’t cool? Sarah Strohmeyer’s latest explores the world of overachievers who break away from the stereotypes , adding fun and excitement in their high school experience.

Smart Girls Get What They Want is a cute, witty, humorous, and empowering book for the brainy…and the average.

“I am the product of two brilliant inert elements with negative bonding capabilities, one who was a Dr. Who fan girl, the other who consistently drove into fire hydrants…” and thus a hero of nerds is born. Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Smart Girls Get What They Want’ by Sarah Strohmeyer”

Book Review – ‘Until I Die’ by Amy Plum

Publication: May 8, 2012



At last Kate and Vincent are together in Paris, the city of lights and love. Vincent promises to do whatever it takes to lead a normal life with Kate, but will that mean letting innocent people die? When a new and surprising enemy reveals itself, Kate realizes that even more may be at state that Vincent’s immortality is in jeopardy.

Until I Die will leave you questioning your priorities in life; just what would you do for the one you love when everything around you is threatened by the inevitable.

The second book in Amy Plum’s Revenants series left me a bit iffy. Before I get into my reasons why, let me just point out that if you haven’t read Die For Me you’ll be somewhat lost for the most part. So I recommend doing just that before going into the next. Its only natural that you understand what’s going on before moving on. Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Until I Die’ by Amy Plum”