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Angels and Anarchy by Amy

Angels and Anarchy by Amy

When I first encountered Embrace, by Jessica Shirvington, in the YA section at Chapters I was attracted to the luminous cover of a girl with feathers falling around her and a hazy view of smoky wings on her back.

Hierarchy, Heroines and Hags By Amy

Hierarchy, Heroines and Hags By Amy

Marked, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast, is the first book in the ‘House of night’ series. The book starts off with the very normal and realistically funny perspective of a teenager in high school but soon turns into a whirlwind of vampirism and romance, with a fair bit of girl-drama as well. Marked was … Continue reading

Taken By Storm

Taken By Storm

Struck by Lightning, by Chris Colfer, is the story of Carson Phillips, a dedicated and ambitious young writer. His dream since he was a child was to become the editor of the New Yorker. To do that, he plans to get into Northwestern University, and escape his small hometown of Clover. Carson isn’t afraid to … Continue reading

The Wisdom of Grand-mothers

The Wisdom of Grand-mothers

It’s funny how I chose Grandmothers Counsel the World by Carol Schaefer. You know the saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover”? Well, that’s how I chose it. I chose it because on the cover, Grandmother Margaret Behan (Arapaho and Cheyenne from Montana) is wearing a particular scarf on her head that as far … Continue reading