Review: Level Up by Gene Luen Yang

I had seen Level Up by Gene Luen Yang on a few book blogs. It caught my interest because it’s a book with a video game cover. Two of my favorite things are books and video games. (I’m a sucker for The Sims.) Level Up was a cute story with a deeper meaning about how our expectations and that of our parents can differ greatly. […]

Review: We Were Liars by E Lockhart

We Were Liars by e Lockhart has received a ton of buzz and it started long before the book was even published. I just finished the Ruby Oliver sereis anot too long ago and I wanted more of Lockhart’s writing. The thing that gets me about We Were Liars is how contrary it makes me feel. Let me explain. Cadence is an unreliable narrator. She […]

Review: Library Wars Vol 1 by Kiiro Yumi

Library Wars Vol 1 by Kiiro Yumi was a fun (but kinda scary look) at the future of books. I can’t even remember where I first came across this series. I do remember reading that it was was manga and about a force that protected libraries from government censorship. I have to say that I enjoyed the artwork. For the most part I liked the […]

Review: Cajun Nights by D J Donaldson

I had a hard time trying to get a hold of Cajun Nights by D J Donaldson. I discovered Donaldson when Astor+Blue asked me to review his newest release Bad Karma in the Big Easy. I loved it and needed more of Andy Broussard and Kit Franklin. Cajun Nights blended all of the things I love in one book. It had Southern gentility, a haunting […]