June Wrap-Up & July TBR.

Last month has been pretty great for the ol' Book Nook, and I have all of you to thank for that, so thank you! I hope you enjoy reading these book reviews/book posts as much as I love writing them. I completed my June TBR list which was made up of: The Little Lord Fauntleroy, [...]

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The Shack, by W.M. Paul Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to [...]

Caraval, by Stephanie Garber

Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval—the faraway, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show—are over. But [...]

7 Books I Never Finished Reading.

Have you ever read a book that you just could not finish? Whether it's because you're annoyed with the characters, you don't like the writing style or it was just plain boring? Yeah, this was me a few weeks ago. I was in such a huge reading slump that

The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

I have been waiting for literal ever to read this book. I stumbled upon this book at the book store a few years ago but hadn’t had any money to buy it. (#thebookwormstruggle) Then I tragically forgot about it and went on my merry way. Fast forward to two weeks ago when I saw this [...]

Paper Cranes by Jordan Ford

In this Rapunzel re-telling, Tristan, the new kid in town after his parents’ divorce, finds himself feeling alone in this strange place. He doesn’t care about school, especially English class, and he especially doesn’t care about poetry, which he’s learning in English class right now. So what happens when he goes to retrieve a baseball [...]

Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

THIS BOOK. THIS. BOOK. Okay, Jane, take a deeeeep breath and calm down. *takes a deep breath* Okay. Okay. Let me start over.This book is just proof of the genius that is Renée Ahdieh. After reading both The Wrath and the Dawn and The Rose and the Dagger, (reviews coming soon!) I was reaaaalllly excited [...]