My Favorite Epistolary Novels

Epistolary novels are stories told through documents. These novels can be made up of anything from letters and diary entries to online messages and newspaper articles. Instead of traditional narration, epistolary novels emerge from a series of these documents. I’ve always enjoyed reading them because they’re a different way to tell a story. And I’ve … Continue reading My Favorite Epistolary Novels

Favorite Author Feature: Kiera Cass

In 2017 I shared Favorite Book Features on my favorite books. This year I’d like to start a new series—features on my favorite authors! I’m going to return to my favorite books shelf and look into some of my favorite authors. I’ll share about their books I’ve read and why they’re an awesome author. First … Continue reading Favorite Author Feature: Kiera Cass

I Liked the Movie Better…

I like to stay out of the book vs. movie debate. Book-lovers everywhere love to argue about how accurately film versions portray their beloved stories, but I’ve never thought it made sense to compare books and movies. To me, it’s like comparing a painting to a song. Books and films are two completely different mediums … Continue reading I Liked the Movie Better…

Favorite Book Feature: Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Last year I featured some of my favorite books each month with special posts saying why I love these books. You can check out my favorites book page to find links to my reviews of all of my favorites. But because I’m always adding new books to my favorites list, I thought I’d do new … Continue reading Favorite Book Feature: Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Favorite Book Feature: Midnight at the Electric

Last year I featured some of my favorite books each month with special posts saying why I love these books. You can check out my favorites book page to find links to my reviews of all of my favorites. But because I’m always adding new books to my favorites list, I thought I’d do new … Continue reading Favorite Book Feature: Midnight at the Electric

Favorite Book Feature: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The last Friday of every month this year I’ve featured one of my favorite books and shared why I love it. In case you missed them, here’s the books I’ve featured: January—A Little in Love by Susan Fletcher February—If I Stay by Gayle Forman March—The Distance Between Lost and Found by Kathryn Holmes April—13 Reasons … Continue reading Favorite Book Feature: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Favorite Book Feature: The Reader by Traci Chee

Sometimes I read a book for the first time and it instantly makes its way to my favorites shelf. That happened this month with The Reader by Traci Chee. I usually don’t read fantasy, but I picked up this book because I had read that it was about a world without a written language, so … Continue reading Favorite Book Feature: The Reader by Traci Chee

Favorite Book Feature: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

There’s only a few months and a few Favorite Book Features left for the year. October’s featured book is one that was a great source of inspiration for my novel Somewhere Only We Know: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. Although most book lovers find it impossible to choose just one favorite book, if I had … Continue reading Favorite Book Feature: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson