American contemporary, Personal Faves, Positive Gay Characters, Summer Reads, Uncategorized, YA

Nina LaCour, Patron Saint of California: Everything Leads to You Review

This blog is in danger of becoming a Nina LaCour fansite, but I can't  help gushing about her books. Her latest might just be her best one yet. When Emi's senior year ends, her brother gives her the keys to his sweet apartment for the summer, telling her to use the space and the time… Continue reading Nina LaCour, Patron Saint of California: Everything Leads to You Review

Award Winners, Books for Everyone, Classics, Cross over, Events, film, Personal Faves, Poignant Coming-of-Age Story, Post-Apocalyptic, Realistic contemporary, Uncategorized, YA

My Favourite Book is Coming to TIFF!

How I Live Now  by YA literary darling Meg Rosoff, who basically bleeds award nominations, is on my top 5 books of all time, regardless of genre. I'm terrible at describing it because I love it too much: haunting, gorgeous, sexy, violent, heartbreaking, spectacular- so many adjectives! It's the only book that I reread on a semi-regular… Continue reading My Favourite Book is Coming to TIFF!