The Vespertine was one of my favorite books last year, and with that ending, of course I was dying for a sequel! It completely stole my heart…and trampled it. I was incredibly heartbroken! In The Springsweet, Saundra Mitchell has redeemed my heart by mending our Zora’s. The most stand-out quality I’ve come to love about […]
I had to really think about my feelings for Populazzi upon finishing it because they were so mixed. I’ll start with what I really loved about it, which was the whole first half. Right off the bat, I was really into this book. I loved Cara and her best friend, and her best friend’s wacky […]
Happy Music Monday! This is a weekly feature hosted here at Gone with the Words where I post a video of a song that reminds me of something or someone I’ve read, anything that relates to it in my mind. I’d love to know what songs remind you of certain books or character. Create a […]
This was my first Anita Shreve book, and it just so happens that I’ve bought several in the last few weeks. I found them on sale and just thought, why the heck not. I didn’t really have any expectations going into this book, I didn’t even read the synopsis until I was about 50 pages […]
I really liked that The Vespertine began towards the end of the story, at a point where Amelia is not doing so well, then we are taken back to see how it came to be this way. It sucks you in instantly and makes you want to get to the bottom of it! Amelia and Zora […]
When Nathaniel sat, his gaze found mine again, and he said, Are you troubled to find yourself so close to me? And forever I’d swear it — he spoke, and I heard. But his lips moved not at all.