{book} deadweather & sunrise

The Chronicles of Egg: Deadweather & Sunrise (book 1) by Geoff Rodkey G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2012. hardcover, 296 pages. It’s tough to be thirteen, especially when somebody’s trying to kill you. Not that Egg’s life was ever easy, growing up on sweaty, pirate-infested Deadweather Island with no company except an incompetent tutor and a pairContinue reading “{book} deadweather & sunrise”

{book} freckleface strawberry

DAY 15 Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore illustrated by LeUyen Pham Bloomsbury, 2007. I reviewed sequels Strawberry Freckleface before and was pleased to find that the Library happened to have the first on the shelf to read. Whichever book in the series you pick up first, just be sure to pick up the others. TheseContinue reading “{book} freckleface strawberry”

{book} uglies

Uglies by Scott Westerfield Scholastic Press, 2005. paperback, 448 pages. borrowed. There is, very probably a canon of Young Adult reads. The sort of collection where if you want to be taken seriously as a reader of YA you must have read certain authors and titles. Scott Westerfield’s Uglies series is on it—as it shouldContinue reading “{book} uglies”

{book} grave mercy

Escaping from the brutality of an arranged marriage, seventeen-year-old Ismae finds sanctuary at the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts — and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent,Continue reading “{book} grave mercy”