Monthly Archives: March 2013


Title: Surfacing Author: Nora Raleigh Baskin Publisher: Candlewick Publication Date: March 2013 Classification: YA Novel Summary from Goodreads: A lyrical and deeply moving portrait of grief, blame, and forgiveness, and of finding the courage to confront your ghosts — one truth at a time. As soon as she was under, Maggie heard the quiet, though every sound was amplified in her ears and in her brain…Sound, […]

Review: As Always Julia by Joan Reardon

Oh my goodness! Not too long ago I fell into a madness of watching Julie & Julia pretty much like once a day. For real. It got bad. Anyway, I came to love the idea of Julia Child and Mastering the Art of French Cooking. I wanted to know more about her and her masterpiece. Turns out that a few months ago on what would […]

Defy The Stars

Title: Defy The Stars Authors: Stephanie Parent Publication Date: July 30th 2012 *Review Request, Self-Published     Goodreads Summary: Julia Cape: A dedicated classical piano student just trying to get through her last semester of high school while waiting to hear from music conservatories. Reed MacAllister: A slacker more likely to be found by the stoners’ tree than in class. Julia and Reed might have […]

Review: Trouble in the Tarot by Kari Lee Townsend

I truly enjoyed the third installment of the Fortune Teller Mystery series. Sunny is still her bright, exuberant self. Mitch Stone is still a little bit on the grumpy side but getting better with a little help from Sunny. The biggest difference in this book from the rest of the series is that Sunny and Mitch have decided to pursue a romantic relationship. Kari Lee […]

It’s Monday What Are You Reading 3-4-13

“It’s Monday What Are You Reading?” is a meme created and hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey Hitching rides is an unreliable mode of transport. In temperatures of over a hundred degrees, you’re lucky if a driver will open the door of his air-conditioned car long enough to let you slide in. That’s Jack Reacher’s conclusion. He’s adrift in the fearsome heat of a Texas […]