Contemporary, Spooky! Scary!, Young Adult

Give me one moment in time

The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson The Skinny: Girls started vanishing in the fall, and now winter's come to lay a white sheet over the horror. Door County, it seems, is swallowing the young, right into its very dirt. From beneath the house on Water Street, I've watched the danger swell. The residents know… Continue reading Give me one moment in time

Dystopian, Young Adult

Oh Linden…

Sever by Lauren DeStefano The Skinny: After ending up in the hospital after Housemaster Vaughn's experiments on her, Rhine finds refuge with Linden's uncle, who is Vaughn's slightly eccentric estranged brother. Rhine's brother Rowan is becoming more involved in the resistance, his actions becoming more public, and she is determined to find him to convince… Continue reading Oh Linden…

Books on Tape, Young Adult

Books on Tape: Because apparently I enjoy a good cry

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak The Skinny: In the midst of WWII, Liesel Meminger comes to live with the Hubermanns in a small town outside Munich, Germany. As Germany changes, so does Liesel, both adjusting to the new circumstances they find themselves in - Germany in the middle of Hitler's power; Liesel in the… Continue reading Books on Tape: Because apparently I enjoy a good cry