Personal Faves, Uncategorized, YA

The World Needs More Fun: Audrey, Wait!

I read this book ages ago and have yet to find something as fun, fresh, and whip-smart in the chicklit-ish end of the teen spectrum as Robin Benway's debut novel. Audrey, Wait! was much lauded and much loved by kids lit bloggers when it first arrived on the scene, but since it IS one of my favourites,… Continue reading The World Needs More Fun: Audrey, Wait!

Canadian, Historical Fiction, Uncategorized, YA

Eat Your Heart Out, Sherlock Holmes: A Spy in the House

When this book first came in, I admit I swooned a little over it's description: A secret girls' school that trains spies set in Victorian London?  Genius!  I was not disappointed; A Spy in the House is the love child of Libba Bray's Gemma Doyle trilogy and Ally Carter's Gallagher series and then some. The Victorian era is… Continue reading Eat Your Heart Out, Sherlock Holmes: A Spy in the House