Month: May 2016

10 YA Characters I’d Like To Revisit in 10 Years

Posted May 3, 2016 by Christy / 18 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday When I first saw the topic for today’s TTT, I totally read it wrong and was thinking it had to do with children’s books or books I read as a child.  Well, since I didn’t start reading until my 20’s that would’ve been a little difficult.  Thankfully, I went back and reread and realized I was completely crazy and that wasn’t the topic at all. Instead, I’m going to list a few YA characters that I’d like to revisit in 10 years to see what they are up to!  All for different reasons and some of those I can’t say due to spoilers 😉 Anna Juliette & Warner Ivy & Bishop Sabine Eden Simon Kristin Jill What YA […]

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Wild Swans: Jessica Spotswood

Posted May 2, 2016 by Christy / 12 Comments
Wild Swans: Jessica Spotswood

Wild Swans is a book that I was looking forward to since I heard about it.  That cover and that description drew me in and I couldn’t wait to jump in and read about the Milbourn legacy.  As it turns out though, this book is different from what I was expecting based on the summary.  It was still a good read, but I guess I was expecting more tragedy?  I mean, am I the only one that thought that?  I think it was this line from the summary that made me think it: “the Milbourn women have lead extraordinary lives—and died young and tragically. Granddad calls it a legacy, but Ivy considers it a curse.” I guess in its own […]

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