JANE & CARIN

In a short blurb? We talk books.

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.

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

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: 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

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

That awkward moment when…

… you’re telling your boyfriend about your day, and you almost start talking about about the mess Ron and Harry got into today… Yeah, so, I finished Book #1 in … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Divergent: One Choice can Transform You

Divergent. Wow. Wow! I flew through this book in a mere two days. If that doesn’t tell you something… well it should. It means that it was GOOD. I’ve realized … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Hunger Games Book to Movie Adaptation

The Hunger Games is the first to come out in my 2012 list of most highly anticipated movies of the year. It was a beautiful book to movie adaptation. The … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Forbidden; A Brother/Sister love

I just finished reading Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma for my YA book club. Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Maya and 17-year-old Lochan tell, in their separate voices, of their confusion and longing as they … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Fault in Our Stars // Book Review

“But I felt like Anna does in the book, that feeling of excitement and gratitude about just being able to marvel at it all.” … and that’s how I felt … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

Why We Broke Up

It was an exciting day at the office yesterday because Daniel Handler (you may know him as Lemony Snicket) and Maira Kalman came in! Without further ado, I present to … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

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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