Friday Reads: The Far Cry by Emma Smith

My first read for the Persephone Readathon #2 is: The Far Cry by Emma Smith. It's a coming-of-age novel about a teenaged-girl who is uprooted from her home in England by her father, who takes her to India to avoid his ex-wife gaining custody. Teresa and her father have a complex and awkward relationship, but this... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Campus Novels

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is a Back to School Freebie, so I've decided to share ten Campus Novels. These books all take place (at least in part) on university, boarding school, or high... Continue Reading →

Favorite Reads of 2016

No, that's not a typo. Since I just talked about my favorite reads of 2017 here, I thought it would be fun to discuss my favorites from last year. After all, this blog didn't exist at the time! I ended up giving 12 books 5-stars in 2016:   Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng This... Continue Reading →