One Liner Book Review: March

The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1)

Yes, I’m behind.  But it was well worth the wait!  Where’s the next?!

Morning Star (Red Rising, #3)

Pierce Brown, I’m gonna need you to write more books, plzkthxbai.

Oh, and your use of “Bye Felicia” was spectacular.

Sidekicks

A hamster in a Captain America-esque uniform.  What more could you want?!

 

Ally Hughes Has Sex Sometimes

Yes, that is the title of the book.  Fun read.

Warren the 13th and The All-Seeing Eye

Gorgeous illustrations.  Very interesting story.  Can’t wait to see where this series goes!

The One and Only Ivan

Excellent, excellent, excellent.  And yes, I sobbed.

And Then There Were None

If I hadn’t seen the recent miniseries with Aidan Turner (omnomnom), I would have been beyond confused.  Wow.

Any good reads in March?

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One Liner Book Review: February

Some things from February!

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard– Susan Meissner

Charming story.

I am Abraham Lincoln

I Am Abraham Lincoln– Brad Meltzer

I love these books!  If you haven’t read them, you must!

Binge

Binge– Tyler Oakley

Both humorous and heart-wrenching.

Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)

Me Before You– Jojo Moyes

I UGLY SOBBED THROUGH THE LAST THREE CHAPTERS OF THIS!!!

So, of course, I now have the sequel to read.

The Forgotten Room

The Forgotten Room- Karen White, Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig

Three authors, three characters, one great book.

The Dungeoneers (Dungeoneers, #1)

The Dungeoneers- John David Anderson

Fun read.  Can’t wait for the next one!

How did your February reading go?

One Liner Book Review: January

Before we hit January’s review, Abby posted on her blog about the YES WE CRAB! reading challenge for February.

yes we crab

Set reading goal for February and check in on Twitter with #yeswecrab.  I’m going for 10 books this month!

And now, some books!

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman
Illuminae-  Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Unusual format, but easier to follow than I anticipate.  AND IT’S AWESOME!

Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg-
Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

RBG is awesome.  That is all.

The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
The War That Saved My Life- Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

OHMIGOD MY HEART!  Beautiful book, just beautiful.

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Echo- Pam Muñoz Ryan

Love her books.  Four stories expertly woven together.

The Trilogy of Two by Juman Malouf
The Trilogy of Two- Juman Malouf

I had high expectations for this.  I was highly disappointed.

The Trouble in Me by Jack Gantos
The Trouble In Me- Jack Gantos

This book broke my heart.

On that happy note, what did you read in January?

One Liner Book Review: November

Busy reading month.  December could be interesting!

Tricky Twenty-Two- Janet Evanovich

I aspire to be Grandma Mazur when I grow up.

 

The Grimm Conclusion– Adam Gidwitz

The End.  I need another one.

The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom (The League of Princes, #1)

The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom and The Hero’s Guide to Storming the Castle– Christopher Healy

These are a HOOT!  I have the third one right now.

The Princess, The Scoundrel, and The Farm Boy– Alexandra Bracken

The first in a retelling of the Star Wars Trilogy.  Give these to all of your fans in preparation for The Force Awakens.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime– Ree Drummond

I love Ree.  Her cookbooks are GORGEOUS.

 

One Liner Book Review: October

A little late with this one. Here we go!

Dark Shimmer

Retelling of Snow White from the Wicked Queen’s POV.  Heartbreaking.

The White Rose (The Lone City, #2)

THIS WOMAN IS ABOUT TO KILL ME WITH HER CLIFFHANGERS!!!!

The Last Ever After (The School for Good and Evil, #3)

Final in the trilogy.  Not too shabby, but took a while to get into.

Golden Son (Red Rising, #2)

I need the next one, plzkthx.

Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)

GAHH!!!  Thankfully I had the next one waiting for me!

Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4)

And now I’m caught up and playing the series waiting game….

The Sleeper and the Spindle

Meh, was ok (sorry Neil).

Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America

Great read on how Title IX came to be.  Give it a go!

Anyone else have some good October reads?

One Liner Book Review: August

I had a great reading month in August.  I enjoyed everything I read, not one single dud in the bunch!

 

The Taming of the Queen

The Taming of the Queen– Philippa Gregory

Love Philippa Gregory.  Great to get some perspective from Kateryn Parr.

Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why– Jay Asher

Finally was in an appropriate headspace for this.  Absolutely fantastic and should be required reading for all high school students.

Ms. Marvel, Vol. 2: Generation Why

Ms. Marvel, v.2: Generation Why?– G. Willow Wilson

So happy my teen librarian has purchased these for our library!  This one has Wolverine!!!

The Book of Speculation

The Book of Speculation– Erica Swyler

Fantastic debut novel.  Impossible to put down.  Very eerie.

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1)

The Queen of the Tearling– Erika Johansen

Great main character.  Can’t wait to read the next in this trilogy.

The Iron Trial (Magisterium, #1)

The Iron Trial– Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

If this book does not draw you in after reading the prologue, we can’t be friends.