Review: ‘Exodus In Confluence’ by Bryant A. Loney

 “NO PLACE IS EVER GOING TO BE SAFE.” Exodus in Confluence is a glimpse at what can happen to people when they are put under truly adverse circumstances — struggling to hold onto their moral values in the face of almost certain death. It’s a blend of narrative and commentary on the human condition. It’sContinue reading “Review: ‘Exodus In Confluence’ by Bryant A. Loney”

Review: ‘To Hear The Ocean Sigh’ by Bryant A. Loney

 Jay Murchison believes he is a nobody at his high school in Oklahoma. Coming from a conservative family of affordable luxury, Jay has an overwhelming desire to become something great. After a mysterious girl named Saphnie in North Carolina mistakenly texts him, an unlikely relationship develops that affects Jay’s self-perception and influences the rest ofContinue reading “Review: ‘To Hear The Ocean Sigh’ by Bryant A. Loney”

Saturday Spotlight #8

Saturday Spotlight is a weekly feature in which I honor a book, character, or author that has consumed my mind and may be the cause of future therapy sessions. {Quick note: This post is going to be a little messy, because I’m currently taking advantage of my first totally free half hour of the week.Continue reading “Saturday Spotlight #8”

WoW #3: ‘The Girl From Everywhere’

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, where book bloggers can showcase their latest anticipated reads. This week I’m waiting on… The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Hellig Release date: 16 February 2016 Genre: YA Publisher: Greenwillow Books ISBN: 9780062380753 Pages: 464 It was the kind of August day that hinted at monsoons,Continue reading “WoW #3: ‘The Girl From Everywhere’”

Saturday Spotlight #7

Saturday Spotlight is a weekly feature in which I honor a book, character, or author that has consumed my mind and may be the cause of future therapy sessions. After finishing Eleanor and Park, I vowed never to put myself through any other beautifully disastrous book ever again. (Not that it was disastrous – itContinue reading “Saturday Spotlight #7”

WoW #2: ‘Glass Sword’

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, where book bloggers can showcase their latest anticipated reads. This week I’m waiting on… Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard Release date: 9 February 2016 Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher:HarperTeen ISBN: 9780062310668 Pages: 448 Mare Barrow’s blood is red—the color of common folk—but her Silver ability,Continue reading “WoW #2: ‘Glass Sword’”

THE STRUGGLE: Deciding which books to take to Uni

In case you weren’t already aware, this week I set off on my latest adventure – university. This is the first step on the path towards my (admittedly fantastical) dreams, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’m moving halfway across the country, and although that means leaving behind my family and my bed, I don’tContinue reading “THE STRUGGLE: Deciding which books to take to Uni”

Top 5 Series I Need To Read In 2016

It’s only January, and I’ve already basically planned out my TBR shelf for the rest of the year. There are just so many good books out there that I’m desperate to read, and that’s excluding all the new releases that could potentially ruin what remains of my social life. But above all (except maybe AContinue reading “Top 5 Series I Need To Read In 2016”

Review: ‘A History Of Loneliness’ by John Boyne

Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope and ambition. When he arrives at Clonliffe Seminary in the 1970s, it is a time in Ireland when priests are highly respected, and Odran believes that he is pledging his life to “the good.” Forty years later, Odran’s devotion is caughtContinue reading “Review: ‘A History Of Loneliness’ by John Boyne”

WoW #1: ‘Starflight’

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, where book bloggers can showcase their latest anticipated reads. Side note: Somehow in my two-and-a-half years of book blogging, I’ve never joined the Waiting on Wednesday party. Well, obviously that is about to change. 2016 marks the year I might veryContinue reading “WoW #1: ‘Starflight’”