Tag: Knopf Books

Review: A Little Wanting Song – Cath Crowley

Review: A Little Wanting Song ..

Title: A Little Wanting Song [Amazon] Author: Cath Crowley  [website] Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Genre: Contemporary Source/Type: Library/Hardcover Stars: 5 of 5 Publisher Description: A summer of friendship, romance, and songs in major chords. . . CHARLIE DUSKIN loves music, and she knows she’s good at it. But she only sings when she’s alone, on the moonlit porch or in the back room at Old Gus’s Secondhand Record and CD Store. Charlie’s mom and grandmother have both died, and this summer she’s visiting her grandpa in the country, surrounded by ghosts and grieving family, and serving burgers to […]

Posted March 20, 2014 by Andi / 0 Comments
Second Chance Sunday – Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

Second Chance Sunday – S..

When I first started to read this weeks Second Chance Sunday book I almost gave up. I had no idea what the make of the story and I was already 50 pages in. But at the urging from a friend I continued on and learned to get used to being lost when reading a Marchetta book and was pleasantly surprised to find just how much I loved this book and the characters involved. Without further ado I give you today’s Second Chance Sunday, Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta. Title: Saving Francesca [Amazon] Author: Melina Marchetta [website] Publisher: Knopf Books for […]

Posted June 23, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments
Review: Every Day – David Levithan

Review: Every Day – Davi..

Very interesting was my first thought when I finished this book. Honestly I couldn’t really think of anything else but interesting. I’m not sure why. It was a great book and written beautifully, but that was all I had. Maybe because I knew from the start it had nowhere to go, that there could never been a resolution because of the circumstances. Don’t get me wrong I enjoyed this book immensely, but I also felt like I was reading towards a dead end and I think that took away just a little in the long run. Every Day is about […]

Posted April 10, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments