Book Review: Beginner’s Pluck by Liz Forkin Bohannon

What this book is about:  This super perky book glorifies the Beginner and all the beautiful advantages that come from being a beginner who knows absolutely nothing about what you're trying to do. What I liked:  The Tone. It's super conversational but doesn't sacrifice heart, passion, meaning, depth, or anything else one loves about these … Continue reading Book Review: Beginner’s Pluck by Liz Forkin Bohannon

Book Review: Something Needs to Change by David Platt

What the book is about:  David Platt takes on an abbreviated week-long journey with him through the Himalayas. He shares heart-wrenching stories of need and poverty and beautiful stories of life change and hope. And in the midst of it all, he walks us through his own personal faith challenge on the journey. What I … Continue reading Book Review: Something Needs to Change by David Platt

Book Review: Take Back Your Time by Morgan Tyree (And GIVEAWAY!)

What this book is about:  This nonfic is packed full of info, charts, tips, and tricks to organize and schedule life so that it's full. And not in the jam-packed every moment, but in the emotionally full and satisfying sense. What I liked:  The VAST quantity of resources in this book. Wow! There are charts, … Continue reading Book Review: Take Back Your Time by Morgan Tyree (And GIVEAWAY!)

Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson

What this book is about:  Book 2 of the Stormlight Archive! We meet back up with all our (still alive) friends from book 1 to continue the Saga of moving the world from its broken state to what it could be when the Radiants return! What I liked:  Consistency. If Sanderson is nothing else, he … Continue reading Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson

Book Review: Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames

What This Book Is About:  Kings of the Wyld follows a group of now old men, the once-renowned band Saga, as they travel across the whole world (it seems) to rescue the daughter of one of the band members. What I liked about it:  This book is so wonderful - I liked the characters, I … Continue reading Book Review: Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames

Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

What this book is about:  Red Rising follows Darrow, one of a vast community of lowReds living and dying beneath the surface of Mars, slaving to make the surface of Mars inhabitable. Darrow is a Helldiver, married to Eo, content to live a happy life alongside her, but Eo has other plans. Soon, Darrow finds … Continue reading Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Book Review: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

What the book is about:  This book, set in India, takes a hard look at caste systems, how they work, how they dehumanize in both directions, and how either finds in way in at the most desperate of times or leaves altogether. The book follows the lives of four individuals whose paths cross at a … Continue reading Book Review: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

Book Review: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

What this book is about:  The Way of Kings is book 1 of The Stormlight Archives. It's a struggle to describe because the book is massive and covers a huge scope, but to take from Brandon's own website, it's a book of characters and how the changing world forces them to act in either good … Continue reading Book Review: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Book Review: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

What this book is about: When Epics start showing up, ordinary people have no chance. David has spent half his life, all the time since Calamity, plotting how to kill Steelheart, the Epic who murdered his father. The problem is that no one knows Steelheart's weakness, not even the Reckoners, the underground group responsible for … Continue reading Book Review: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Book Review: What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

What this book is about:  Sixteen year olds Arthur and Ben have a chance meeting at a post office in New York one day in this queer teen romance. Ben disappears when a flash mob shows up, and Arthur finally takes matters into his own hands to hunt down Box Boy. Of course, Arthur is … Continue reading Book Review: What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera