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We Were Liars
We Were Liars is one of the BEST books I’ve read in a LONG time. I’m not the type of person to proclaim every book to be amazing and the best and on a...more
Nov 24, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Taken from my Save The Date on the blog (full review to come later)

Why You Should Be Saving The Date for Landline by Rainbow Rowell:

1. Rainbow Rowell...more
Jan 31, 2014
Sep 16, 2013
Through the Ever Night (Under the Never Sky, #2)
Thoughts after reading it:

It's 3am and I don't know HOW the eff I'm supposed to fall asleep after that?? OMG. SO freaking good. Not often I enjoy a s...more
Sep 28, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
Where the Stars Still Shine
Everything about this book was flawless for me. I literally can’t think of one thing about it that could have been better. Trish Doller wrote a story...more
Aug 27, 2013
Feb 01, 2013
The Book Thief
amazing & well worth it.
I cried, I laughed, and I thought alot about it..the greater implications of this book.
the words.
it's a story of so many t...more
Jan 09, 2009
Oct 04, 2008
4.5 stars!

From my "Save the Date" pre-review (review to come later):

1. This book is set in college: Since I was IN COLLEGE (I graduated in 2008) I of...more
Jun 04, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
Warning: LONG fan-girly, gushing OMG review ahead.....every now and again they happen for me. I try to save that for my reading journal but I just can...more
Jun 26, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
The Bird Sisters
The story gracefully moves between the present and haunting memories from their childhood. The bulk of the memories take place in the span of the summ...more
Mar 19, 2011
Feb 26, 2011
Open Road Summer
I would say more like 4.5. I'm really stingy with the full 5 but 4.5 is just very, very close!!

From my "Final Thoughts" portion of my review:

Open Ro...more
Apr 15, 2014
Aug 05, 2013
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Spring has come and I decided to take this book and read it outside today in the sun. What more could I ask for after a tortuously cold and miserable...more
Mar 17, 2010
Dec 02, 2008
Eat, Pray, Love
I absolutely loved this memoir and think I should read it again when I'm in my 30's. I love the way she writes. She made me laugh. She made me cry. Sh...more
Apr 16, 2009
Sep 11, 2008
Two Boys Kissing
Ladies and gentleman, we have yet another David Levithan novel that I am absolutely and totally smitten with. This may just be my favorite yet. I’m te...more
Aug 16, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
From the "Final Thoughts" portion of my review:

If there were ever a book that I’d make a sweeping recommendation for, no matter if you read YA or if...more
Jan 20, 2013
Dec 26, 2012
4.5 stars!

Taken from my "Final Thoughts" portion of my review:

Golden by Jessi Kirby was a stirring and beautiful story with depth and emotion and I LO...more
Mar 28, 2013
Jun 08, 2012
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
*Giveaway for a personalized copy of this book on my blog ( ) until 12/1.

This is me using awesome in a sentence....more
Nov 21, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Reviewed at The Broke and Bookish

This book is the literary equivalent to the reality show Survivor for me--with the exception that children are actua...more
Jun 19, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
Audrey, Wait!
From the "Final Thoughts" portion of my review:

This book inspired my "WTF! Why is this book not more popular" shelf on here!

This was absolutely one o...more
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
The Bell Jar
There is nothing I could ever say to explain why this book is so special to me. I read it at a time when I needed it. I need to reread this!
not set
Sep 11, 2008
Love in the Time of Cholera
Freaking I am in love with you, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and your overly verbose ways.
Dec 20, 2009
Sep 11, 2008
Something like Normal
Feb 2013
Jul 20, 2012
The Things They Carried
I was supposed to read this in high school and I didn't yet wrote a whole paper on it and got an A. Then in my senior year of college I was assigned t...more
Oct 02, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
**spoiler alert** Decided to not really write a formal review. Read my review of The Hunger Games if you are wondering if you should start the series....more
Oct 18, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
I wished I would have read this when I was everyone told me to. I enjoyed it tremendously now..but I know it would have been something s...more
Jun 15, 2009
Sep 11, 2008
The Thirteenth Tale
this book was AWESOME! It wasn't something that I normally would have picked out but I kept hearing about it in a few of my GR groups. It was certainl...more
Jan 27, 2009
Oct 30, 2008
Sloppy Firsts (Jessica Darling, #1)
NEW FAVORITE!! Never has a book made me LAUGH OUT LOUD sooo much...much to my boyfriend's embarrassment. It's witty and smart and Jessica Darling and...more
Sep 06, 2011
Oct 19, 2008
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)
Oh my stars. Hype for this book is justified. Review to come!
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 14, 2010
The Book Thief
Re-read! Thoughts to come!
Oct 21, 2013
Nov 10, 2013
Thirteen Reasons Why
Wow. What a haunting book. Definitely worth the 3.99 I paid for it :)

I literally couldn't put this down. I sat in bed and read this all day. I didn't...more
Oct 2010
Mar 08, 2010
360 Degrees Longitude: One Family's Journey Around the World
One thing you should probably know about me before I proceed with my review. I suffer from wanderlust, the travel bug, or whatever name you feel compe...more
Jun 17, 2010
Mar 11, 2010
Great House
Posted it on my blog too.

How I Got This Book: Tahleen got an ARC of it and was so kind as to let me read it since I'm a HUGE fan of Nicole Krauss.
Sep 06, 2010
Aug 25, 2010
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