And so, with my having read six Sarah Dessen books in a row, the #DessenDays Read-A-Thon comes to a close. At least for me--if there is anyone who is still doing it, please go ahead! And tag me in your posts so I can see them 🙂 It was really fun and I definitely missed Sarah Dessen. I used to read and re-read her books all the time and I was surprised by how much I didn't remember (and how much they took me back to my high school book club days)! I know that in my original post I said I'd do a couple of mini reviews at a time, but I changed my mind so I'm going to give them all to you now and then give my overall thoughts at the end. So here they are, in the order I read them.
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Published by: Dutton Books Release Date: October 10, 2017 Genre: YA Contemporary Format: Hardcover Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the… Continue reading Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston Published by: Dutton Books Release Date: October 3, 2017 Genre: YA Science-Fiction/Alternate History Format: Hardcover Set in a near-future world where the British Empire was preserved, not by the cost of blood and theft but by effort of repatriation and promises kept, That Inevitable Victorian Thing is a novel of love, duty, and the… Continue reading Book Review: That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston