Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: “Paranormalcy” (#1) by Kiersten White

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 “Paranormalcy” (#1) by Kiersten White “Evie’s always thought of herself as a normal teenager, even though she works for the International Paranormal Containment Agency, her ex-boyfriend is a faerie, she’s falling for a shape-shifter, and she’s the only person who can see through paranormals’ glamours. But Evie’s about to realize that […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: Chicks with Sticks (It’s a Purl Thing) by Elizabeth Lenhard

Sunday, May 1, 2011 Chicks with Sticks (It’s a Purl Thing) by Elizabeth Lenhard “Oooh, check out the badass knitter.” Tay laughed. “Keep her away from any spray-pant cans, you guys. She’s gonna start leaving tags in alleys.”Scottie straightened up suddenly.“You just gave me another idea,” she said.“Oh no,” Tay said, flinging her stripy scarf […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: “It’s a Mall World After All” by Janette Rallison

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 “It’s a Mall World After All” by Janette Rallison Chapter two of my dissertation: “You Can Meet All Sorts of Interesting People at the Mall.” Don’t talk to them though, as this just encourages them to talk back to you. Talking leads to trouble. Most wars, divorces, and political elections happen […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: “Cloaked in Red” by Vivian Vande Velde

Sunday, February 13, 2011 “Cloaked in Red” by Vivian Vande Velde “Cloaked in Red” is a collection of small stories, re-telling -with different elements, characters, and details- the story of “Little Red Riding Hood”. The book opens with the author jestingly pointing out all of the problems with the original “Little Red Riding Hood” stories; […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: June 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010 Into the Wild Nerd Yonder (My Life on the Dork Side) by Julie Halpern “You know,” I say, “with Chloe Romano as your homecoming date, you could be homecoming king.” Barrett lets out a scream of terror.Jessie isn’t exactly a nerd. Well, she is a little. She’s a self professed “mathelete”, […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: July 2010

Thursday, July 8, 2010 Carpe Diem by Autumn Cornwell Although the skirt hung in a stiff tube around my legs, maybe with my new white silk blouse it didn’t look half-bad-“You look like a giant tube of toothpaste.”Maybe not.You know those people who have everything planned out? The six year olds who already know exactly […]