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Five Reasons to Read 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

May 11, 2015 / 2 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Five Reasons to Read 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

5 To 1 Author: Holly Bodger (website | twitter) Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Source/Format: ARC provided by Random House of Canada in exchange for an honest review (thank you!) Publication date: May 12th 2015 (today!) My rating: 3 out of 5 stars. Buy It: Indigo.ca | Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | IndieBound | Barnes & Noble | Apple iBooks | The Book Depository | Google Books In the year 2052, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of marrying off their daughters to the highest bidder […]

Guest Review: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

August 22, 2013 / 3 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Guest Review: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Hey, everyone! Today is a special day, because you’re getting a review from my husband, Evan! In case you don’t know the background…Evan is a very smart sci-fi, film, and comic book aficionado who usually reads literary stuff like Michael Chabon and Salman Rushdie. Recently, he read and reviewed Red Moon by Benjamin Percy for MYAL.  This time, he’s checking out a YA novel written by acclaimed British author David Mitchell – you might know him as “that guy who wrote Cloud Atlas.” Take it away, Evan (gifs courtesy of me again)! Black Swan Green Author: David Mitchell (website | facebook) Publisher: […]

Review: The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna

August 8, 2013 / 5 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Review: The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna

The Theory of Everything Author: Kari Luna Publisher: Philomel Publication date: July 11, 2013 Source: eARC received from publisher on Netgalley My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Goodreads synopsis:  One part Libba Bray’s GOING BOVINE, two parts String Theory, and three parts love story equals a whimsical novel that will change the way you think about the world. Sophie Sophia is obsessed with music from the late eighties. She also has an eccentric physicist father who sometimes vanishes for days and sees things other people don’t see. But when he disappears for good and Sophie’s mom moves them from Brooklyn, […]

Cover Reveal: Deeper We Fall by Chelsea M. Cameron!

December 3, 2012 / 1 Comment / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Uncategorized
Cover Reveal: Deeper We Fall by Chelsea M. Cameron!

Deeper We Fall Author: Chelsea M. Cameron Publication date: January 12, 2013 From Goodreads: Two years after her best friend was involved in a car accident that caused a traumatic brain injury, Lottie Anders is ready to start her freshman year of college. Ready to move on. Ready to try and forget the night that ripped her life apart. Her plans come to a screeching halt when not one, but both brothers responsible for the accident end up back in her life again. Zack is cruel, selfish and constantly rubbing what happened to her friend in Lottie’s face. Zan is […]