Aetherbound Spotify Review

Today on Spotify we’re discussing Aetherbound, a compelling narrative that gives agency to women over their bodies while offering a strong character-driven read. Continue reading Aetherbound Spotify Review

A Talented Tale of Misdirection | Review of ‘The Smaller Evil’

By Cynthia Ayala

The Smaller Evil by Stephanie Kuehn
Dutton Books for Young Readers
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Arman, in an attempt to get past his severe anxiety and self-loathing, decides to take a trip to an expensive self-help retreat  deep in the remote hills of Big Sur.  A trip funded by stolen money from his meth-head stepfather. But when things take a turn for the worst, mysteries abound, and nothing is what it seems, Arman must learn to trust the one person he never has: himself.

Published on August 2, 2016, by Dutton Books for Young Readers, The Smaller Evil by Stephanie Kuehn is a young adult coming of age tale that combines mystery and thriller in a contemporary setting that will bewilder the mind.
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Weekly Reading List #56

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! The summer has gone and fall is on the winds. I’m back at school for my final semester at Emerson College and I can’t believe it. Now i just need to pass all my classes and all will be well. God it’s nerve wracking. I’m so nervous I find myself shaking, literally, thinking about it. I’m a little scared. That’s a lie, I’m very scared. But I just need to pass, that’s all I have to do. 

Anyway, here’s my weekly reading list, hopefully I’ll have some time to read outside of school. Already have my first 2 page paper due Tuesday….yikes.
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Weekly Reading List #52

Woah, 52 weeks, a whole year of reading and book sharing, seems crazy that a whole year has passed but a year has passed indeed. Anyway, I hope everyone is having a wonderful week and a lovely weekend. I’m getting my eyes checked out this weekend for a new prescription and such, so here’s hoping that that goes well. Anyway, here is my weekly reading list, a list of books to get your book senses tingling. Happy reading.
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A Delicious Tale of Revenge | Review of ‘Daughter of Deep Silence’

By: Cynthia Ayala

Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan
Dutton Books for Young Readers

Fans of the hit ABC show Revenge are going to love this novel. Published May 26, 2015 by Dutton Books for Young Readers, Daughter of the Deep, by bestselling author Carrie Ryan, follows one young girl as she takes on a new identity and implements a plan to undo the lies and damage that has been done to her years ago, scarring her for life.
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