JANE & CARIN

In a short blurb? We talk books.

Reading GONE GIRL made me feel Psychotic.

Do I recommend Gone Girl? Um yes, without a doubt. A couple chapters in and I was already texting my friend, “I WISH I COULD WRITE LIKE THIS”. The book is manipulatively awesome.

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Libba Bray & The Diviners

The Diviners is a breath of fresh air from the other books in the YA market– TOO MANY DYSTOPIAN/SCI-FI books!– and it absolutely delivers with an awesome female lead, a creepy mystery, and a world that is richly written.

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Must Read: The Book Thief

I really can’t put it any better than the blurb on the cover:

“BRILLIANT and hugely ambitious…
It’s the kind of book that can be LIFE CHANGING.”
– The New York Times

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Easy by Tammara Webber

Easy is a fast enjoyable read and I would recommend it to the twenties audience. Read if you enjoy Young Adult but would like to see more mature concepts in your reading.

August 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Recommendation // The Stranger by Albert Camus

A handful of scenes from Albert Camus’ The Stranger were still relatively fresh in my mind as I picked it up last month to read it for the first time … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Every Day by David Levithan

I haven’t read a book like that in awhile. I absolutely 100% loved this one. This is a beautiful story, written by David Levithan. This is a story about A. … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

BEA 2012

Today was my very first experience at BookExpo America [BEA]! This was a crazy fun experience and I got to meet so many book lovers! It makes me giddy to … Continue reading

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“That book is totally a gateway drug”

… Say what? Since when are books considered a gateway drug?

Well, that’s what I would refer to books such as the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey.

May 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Year in Publishing

As I am writing this post, I am on a bus full of thirty young book industry peers from publishing companies all around New York City — from the Big … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sydney Sage, The Golden Lily

Yet another installment by Richelle Mead that has left me with goofy smiles on my face, an urge to keep flipping pages, and left wanting more.

May 4, 2012 · 7 Comments

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Words We Like

“I think it makes more sense to write what you don’t know. To write what makes you uneasy, what you wonder about, what keeps you awake at night."

— Lois Lowry, at the BEA Children’s Book and Author Breakfast