Book Review: Where the Sea Takes Me (Sea: Book #2) by Heidi R. Kling

Where the Sea Takes Me (Entangled Teen, June 2018) is the sequel to Where I Found You, formerly published as Sea, by Heidi R. Kling. You can view my glowing review of Sea here. Now, I’m not taking credit for this sequel happening. Buuut, back in 2012, I *did* email the author bursting at the … Continue reading Book Review: Where the Sea Takes Me (Sea: Book #2) by Heidi R. Kling

Meet the (Other) Hero: Raul

Meet Raul Photography by Giulia Pugliese. Courtesy of Unsplash. Full Name: Raul Petigya Featured in: The Emperor’s Daughters: Jordinia, Book 5 by C.K. Brooke From: Halai, Heppestoni Status: Former foot soldier, builder. Distinguishing characteristics: Dark skin tone, warm eyes, sharp-witted. Motivations: Homeland, service, and helping others. Raul’s Story: Once a foot soldier lost in the … Continue reading Meet the (Other) Hero: Raul

Meet the (Other) Heroine: Benedicta

Meet Benedicta Photo by Hai Phung. Courtesy of Unsplash. Full Name: Grand Duchess Benedicta “Nedi” Ducelle Featured in: The Emperor's Daughters by C.K. Brooke From: The Royal Palace, Pierma, Jordinia Status: Fourth and youngest Grand Duchess of Jordinia Distinguishing characteristics: Pale blonde hair, a generous heart, determination. Motivations: Benedicta would like a husband and family someday, … Continue reading Meet the (Other) Heroine: Benedicta

Book Review: Amazon Lily by Theresa Weir

Another FAVORITE! Twenty-five years old and engaged, Corey is a Midwestern farm girl on an assignment from her church to visit the Amazon jungle and help out the natives there. Little does she know that her week in the Amazon will turn out to be edgier, steamier, and more dangerous than she could've ever expected. Asher Adams, … Continue reading Book Review: Amazon Lily by Theresa Weir

Book Review: Pretty Face by Mary Hogan

Pretty Face (2008) by Mary Hogan is a short teen fiction about Hayley, a teen who's self-conscious about her weight. Although people say she has a pretty face, being overweight in the vain land of Southern California isn't easy. Hayley’s family is also a little dysfunctional, with her overbearing mother constantly pressing Hayley to lose weight. … Continue reading Book Review: Pretty Face by Mary Hogan

Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

I adore this book, Anna and the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins! If you're looking for a fun teen romance involving international travel and lovable characters, this is it! Anna is an earnest, spunky Atlanta teen with a love for cinema. She dreams of becoming a film critic. She's also an endearing germophobe. Her BFF is a girl … Continue reading Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins