Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

There are so many negative reviews of this book. I don't know why some people read it without reading the back story that yes it was a child of four telling his parents that he went to heaven. If you knew that I'm sure a lot of people wouldn't have bothered to read it and there wouldn&…

Eep! by Joke van Leeuwen

Release Date: March 1st 2012
Warren is a birdwatcher. One day he found something in the bushes. It was a bird! Sort of... it had wings like a bird. But had feet like a person. It didn't look like an angel because it didn't have arms like an angel was supposed to have. He looked around, yel…

Bittersweet Summer by Anne Warren Smith

Release Date: March 1st 2012
So you would think the last day of school would be celebratory but not for Katie Jordan because her former fourth grade teacher was the best teacher ever. Everybody's crying all over the place hugging Ms. Morgan. She's telling them everything special that she w…

Library Saturday #5

So another Library Saturday. Another bunch of books. Well it seems that I need to read more. I kind of had an off week so this week I've challenged myself to read 10 books from now until the next Library Saturday. Wish me luck!

Dying to Know You by Aidan Chambers

Release Date: April 1st 2012 "So why don't you tell Fiorella about it?" "I don't want to tell her till she knows me better." "How long have you been seeing each other?" "Three months." "Not long." "Long enough" "Long enough for what…


Epic new movie coming from Disney. I've seen a small trailer before but didn't really think much of it until I saw this video. Showing up her mom at the end. Yeah! Girl power!!!

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall

"Let us live so that when we come to die, even the undertaker will be sorry"-Mark Twain It all started when Christopher McDougall got one too many injuries. He visited specialist and they all told him the same thing: stop running. He was a big guy and the way he ran and the impact he was …

Where have you been all my life? (The Whisper)

How did I not know the second book of The Roar was being sold already? February 1st 2012 was when it first was sold and I should have been there. I am sorry The Whisper. After reading The Roar last month and it instantly being one of my favorites I need to get it  sooo bad. Started today with my i…

Poison Most Vial: A Mystery by Benedict Carey

Release Date: April 1st 2012
Ruby Rose's father is going to jail. That is if she doesn't solve the mystery of Dr. Ramachandran's death, a forensic scientist who works at the DeWitt Lab. Her father is a janitor there and with him being the one giving him tea that day plus the vials foun…

Safe & Sound

I know I already mentioned this song but now I saw they put a music video with it and thought I should put it on again. Anyways I can't get enough of it. I recommend closing your eyes while listening to it. It's so beautiful that way. Favorite lines:
Don't you dare look out your window…

This Is a Song About Dave

From A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley

I like the little shadows
You got sitting in your smile
I could watch them for a while
Quite a long while, actually

I like how I never had the call before
To use the word "adore" before
But now I do

I got a little piece of what I want with you

I …

The End of Her

From A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley

She's sitting on the hill
Hoping for a day
When her dreams don't hit the road
She's throwing rocks and yelling
At the sky and at the weather
She's yelling at forever
That's been breathing on her neck

She can't start with him again

A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley

Charlie is the quiet type of girl who is awesome at singing the blues but can never get up on stage to show it. She can't even sing in front of her dad. She was nine when her mom died. Her father has never gotten over it. He went from cool quiet everything under control to just quiet and never…

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

Release Date: March 1st 2012
I don't really know how to describe this book. It's very vulgar and everybody's cursing all the time. Good thing it has my sense of humor otherwise I don't know how I'd be able to read it. Please don't think ill of me.

Me is Greg Gaines who is d…

Library Saturday #4

Just two this time. I'm trying to cut back because I have a overwhelming about of books to read and they keep piling up so now I'm finally minus three books. So proud of myself. Was going to post this earlier but I wanted to finish Me and Eal and the Dying Girl first but I might not finish…

Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin

Jason Blake is autistic. He doesn't really express his feelings in the right way. He's supposed to act a certain way so everyone else doesn't look at him weird. He sometimes flaps his arms and when he is really angry starts almost like ripping his hair out. He's working on his temp…

Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Jennifer Harris now Jenna Vaughn and Cameron Quick used to be best friends as children. They were the outcasts. Jenna used to be bullied for her lisp and because he was chubby. She would cry a lot which inevitably gave the bullies more fuel to their fire calling her Cry Baby. She like Cameron had …

The Bridge of Deaths by M.C.V. Egan

Bill is an average guy. He's more logical than most. He's pretty quiet and has a reserved type of personality. He would love to settle down and meet his true match. But there is also something special about Bill. His dreams well more like nightmares of a plane crashing down. It's the s…

Chime by Franny Billingsley

Briony Larkin is wicked. She must always remember what she did. She sent a wind to knock her twin, Rose, down and she lost her wits because of it. She sent a wave to hit her stepmother which broke her spine which would have killed her if the arsenic didn't kill her first. She didn't kill h…

Update #5

Ugh. Haven't been feeling so great so sorry for no posts. I never got to say Happy Valentine's Day to you guys so here is a belated Happy Valentine's Day! I've been pretty off this week. So that's why the book I'm going to read now is one that I should have posted on for the…

Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

When Sophie Mercer was sent to monster school she had no idea what she would get into. She never thought she'd be best friends with a vampire who may or may not be killing off the school's mean girls, be haunted by a ghost who is actually her dead grandmother, or fall in love with the &quo…

Library Saturday #3

A new week a new set of books. I seriously have to stop getting so many books but what can you do...?

I know. Demonglass!!!!! I WILL DEVOUR YOU! There are a lot of potential Cover Loves here.

Ichiro by Ryan Inzana

Release Date: March 20th 2012

Immediate reaction to this book *gasp* samurais! But it's not that at all. It's actually more profound than that. Ichiro is a half American half Japanese. He idealizes his father who fought in Iraq. He carries around a solider book that once belonged to him an…

Sleepless by Cyn Balog

One word. Sandman. I was hooked when I saw that word. But I'll let you know a little more about it so you can be crazy hooked. Eron DeMarchelle died almost one hundred years ago in a milling accident. He is exactly as he was when he was human. A shy, sweet, dashing gentleman. He is finally abl…

Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks

Release Date:  February 28th 2012
Maggie McKay is NOT nervous for her first day of high school. Well that's what she would like you to believe. She's actually freaking out at the prospect of not being home schooled anymore. Why wouldn't she be? After all she has just spent her whole li…

Chicken Boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell

Tobin McCauley arrives at his first day of seventh grade with a bang. His grandmother has just driven him to school but must have forgotten that the sidewalk is not a parking spot. But I seriously doubted she forgot. I think she knew what she did. The rest of his family is also pretty familiar wit…

The Sisters Grimm: The 9th book

I'm literally crying sooo badly right now! Seriously. First I saw this and was disappointed that it was just the guide but then I saw.....

AHHHHH!!!!!!!!! It's just been 2 years but it's seems like it's been 5. I'm crying sobbing laughing manically!! JOY! I'm so hap…

As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins

"Train.  Car.  Plane.  Boat.  Feet.  He'll get there.  Won't he?" (Jacket Flap)
Remember this? This ominous description of this book? Well here I am again to fill in the gaps. Ry has gotten himself into a little bit of trouble. Well let's be honest a lot of trouble. He's g…

Capitol Couture

Just discovered this on Chick Lit Teens. Thought I'd share the link. Happiness!!!! :D
I WILL find a way to go midnight!

Library Saturday #2

Second edition of Library Saturday coming your way! This time I'll put more info into them.

Not my cover but I like this one better. They both have their eyes closed. I wonder why.

"Marley has lived in Heaven since she was two years old, when her mother found a postcard postmarked HEAVEN, …