Everything Sad is Untrue
Stephen was born invisible and destined to a very lonely life until he meets Elizabeth who happens to be the only person who can see him. They figure out that a curse has been placed on him and they want to break that curse, but it means killing his evil grandfather.
I picked this book up because I loved the Night Shade trilogy, but this book just didn't work for me. There was just too much internal angst. I didn't enjoy Elizabeth's stressed out insecurity and her lack of assertiveness or confidence. Interesting idea for the plot, but I needed a stronger female character.
Middle School former Teacher Librarian - then MYP math and science. Update... VERY recently retired! Still adjusting that I'm not just on summer vacation!!!
Just didn't enjoy it as much as Shadow and Bone. I just felt like the author was really trying a bit too hard to draw this story out. I was able to put it down several times and I couldn't put Shadow and Bone down so there's the differen...
The Grisha triology is a fantasy series that I really enjoyed. I reread the last book because I thought I wasn't remembering something. I'm a bit confused because I've started King of Scars and Nikolai isn't as I remembered. Don't want...
by Tahereh Mafi
I’m not usually someone who enjoys a story that is predominantly about the attraction between two people BUT I did like this one. The setting is one year after 9/11 and 16 year old Shirin, an American born Muslim whose family moves freq...
I love a good mystery, and although I correctly guessed the murderer in the first chapter, I still thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns.