Book Review: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Read and Reviewed by Kristen Harvey “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” The classics. A world that many admire yet surprisingly few seem to read. I'll admit that the... Continue Reading →


Bring It On

Did I hear a challenge? Let me dust off the good old tbr pile.   Challenge accepted.   #kristenandkelseysfortybookchallenge January 1 2017 - December 31 2017

The Young Elites by Marie Lu

The Young Elites by Marie Lu Read and Reviewed by Kristen Curry YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2015 We are survivors. We are leaders. We are warriors. We are the Young Elites. Years ago, a deadly blood fever infected the nation. Most people infected died. However, a lucky few survived, bearing marks of the fever...... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Spark Joy by Marie Kondo

Spark Joy by Marie Kondo Read and Reviewed by Kristen Curry Written as a companion to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Spark Joy is a wonderful and illustrative addition to those who wish to change their lives through the art of discarding negatives and keeping positives. KC Rating: 5/5 I loved the companion even more than the first... Continue Reading →

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Read and Reviewed by Kristen Curry Goodreads Choice Awards: 2014 LibraryReads Favorites: 2014 School Library Journal Best Books: 2014 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2015 We are perfect. We never cry. We keep our chins up and our pride high. We are never wrong. We are the Sinclairs.... Continue Reading →

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen Read and Reviewed by Kristen Curry I picked up The False Prince  for my Children's Services class, and was promptly blown away. Sage is a brilliant and clever boy who runs from his past, stealing along the way and bouncing in and out of orphanages. One day, he runs straight... Continue Reading →

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