Monthly Archives: September 2010

Glimmerglass by Jenna Black *Stephanie’s Review*

Dana has never met her father. For as long as she can remember, she’s been responsible for grocery shopping, cooking, check book balancing and bill paying. Dana has a secret she finds shameful: her mother is an alcoholic who will not seek treatment….even for her daughter. Dana finally draws the line when her mother shows up drunk to a voice lesson recital. Dana is able […]

On the Shelves

We spend endless hours on this blog because we love it. We love sharing our views on our favorite novels and of course reading, reading and more reading. But we also created this web page as a place of enjoyment for you…yes, you – the one reading this right now! So with that in mind, we came up with a new idea at OUAC: What […]

Firelight by Sophie Jordan *Alexa’s Review*

I got hooked in the beginning part of this story because the setting was pretty and I loved this idea of dragons. It’s not everyday that an author does a book about a human who is also a dragon or draki as Jordan calls them in her book. The first 50 or so pages pulled me in with this great dragon backstory and meeting two […]

Lifelines by CJ Lyons *Lisa’s Review*

Lydia is having the worst first day. Ever. She is the new attending physician at Pittsburgh’s Angels of Mercy Medical Center and within hours of her first shift, loses one of her patients. As if that wasn’t bad enough, the patient just so happens to be the Chief of Surgery’s son. Now not only is her new job being threatened, but her whole career. Put […]