Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein.

Oct. 11th, 1943 - A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun. When "Verity" is arrested by the Gestapo, she's sure she doesn't stand a chance. As a secret [...]

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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, [...]

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 [...]

Fierce Faith, by Alli Worthington

Sometimes Jesus’s call to “fear not” seems like the hardest instruction to follow. Some days you faultlessly juggle everything that is your life—kids, husband, house, job, church, friendships, school, pets, appointments, and on and on. Other days the very thought of which ball you’re going to drop puts your anxiety level through the roof. You’re [...]

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