Book Review: Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler

Posted August 21, 2016 by Melody in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler

Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler Release Date: November 17, 2015 Publisher: Spencer Hill Contemporary Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance ISBN: 978-1633920538 Source: Received From Author, Bought Add it to Goodreads Reagan Forrester wants out—out of her trailer park, out of reach of her freeloading mother, and out of the shadow of the relationship that made her the pariah of Charytan, Kansas. […]

Graphic Novel Review: Lumberjanes Volume 1

Posted August 19, 2016 by Melody in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Graphic Novel Review: Lumberjanes Volume 1

Note: This review is part of the 2016 Summer Reading Diversity Spotlight. Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy By Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters, & Brooke A. Allen Release Date: April 7, 2015 Publisher: BOOM! Box Genre: All Ages Fantasy ISBN: 978-1608866878 Source: Comixology Unlimited Add it to Goodreads At Miss Qiunzilla Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s camp […]

Audiobook Review: And I Darken by Kiersten White

Posted August 18, 2016 by Melody in Audiobook Review, Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Audiobook Review: And I Darken by Kiersten White

Note: This review is part of the 2016 Summer Reading Diversity Spotlight. And I Darken by Kiersten White Narrated By: Fiona Hardingham Release Date: June 28, 2016 Publisher: Delacorte Press Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction ISBN: 978-0553522310 Running Time: 13 hours and 26 minutes Source: Bought Hardcover + Received Audiobook From Publisher Add it to Goodreads No one expects a princess to be […]

DVD Review: Viral

Posted August 16, 2016 by Melody in Movie DVD Review / 0 Comments
DVD Review: Viral

Release Date: August 2, 2016 Rating: R Running Time: 85 minutes Teenaged sisters Emma (Sofia Black-D’Elia) and Stacey (Analeigh Tipton) live a normal life, until their small suburban neighborhood is stricken with a mysterious parasitic virus. As the disease rapidly spreads throughout the town, the two band together to barricade themselves from infection. But it […]

Book Review: This Is Where the World Ends by Amy Zhang

Posted August 15, 2016 by Melody in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: This Is Where the World Ends by Amy Zhang

Note: This review is part of the 2016 Summer Reading Diversity Spotlight. This Is Where the World Ends by Amy Zhang Release Date: March 22, 2016 Publisher: Greenwillow Books Genre: Young Adult Contemporary ISBN: 978-0062383044 Source: Bought Add it to Goodreads Janie and Micah, Micah and Janie. That’s how it’s been ever since elementary school, when Janie Vivien […]

Buy Indie Press: Top Ten Edition Part 2

Posted August 14, 2016 by Melody in Buy Indie Press / 0 Comments
Buy Indie Press: Top Ten Edition Part 2

This month for Buy Indie Press, I’m putting the spotlight on Annick Press, Albert Whitman Teen and Running Press with a list books from these publishers that I’m excited to read, starting with one title that I have read and really enjoyed! Here we go! Annick Press Official Website – Twitter – Facebook 1. Chanda’s Secrets by Allan […]

Book Review: Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman

Posted August 13, 2016 by Melody in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman

Note: This review is part of the 2016 Summer Reading Diversity Spotlight. Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman Release Date: September 1, 2004 Publisher: Simon Pulse Genre: Young Adult Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure ISBN: 978-0689873256 Source: Bought Add it to Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Blake and his younger brother, Quinn, are exact opposites. Blake is the responsible member of the family. He constantly has […]

DVD Review: In the Deep

Posted August 12, 2016 by Melody in Movie DVD Review / 0 Comments
DVD Review: In the Deep

Release Date: August 2, 2016 Rating: Unrated Running Time: 89 minutes In The Deep dives into a world of two sisters (Mandy Moore and Claire Holt) who become trapped at the bottom of the ocean when a diving expedition to observe sharks goes horribly wrong. When the cable attaching the observation cage to the boat […]

Book Review: Unashamed by Lecrae

Posted August 11, 2016 by Melody in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: Unashamed by Lecrae

Note: This review is part of the 2016 Summer Reading Diversity Spotlight. Unashamed by Lecrae Release Date: May 3, 2016 Publisher: B&H Books Genre: Biography, Christian ISBN: 978-1433689123 Source: Received From Publisher Add it to Goodreads Two-time Grammy winning rap artist, Lecrae, learned this lesson through more than his share of adversity—childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in […]