Posts Tagged ‘book’

Maria Semple delivers a hilariously fascinating novel about the struggles of parenthood, family, societal pressure and serious disorders in her novel, Where’d You Go, Bernadette? After having promised her daughter, Bee, anything she wanted after graduating middle school with all A’s, Bernadette Fox is asked to take a family trip to Antarctica. Now, there are […]

One woman’s strive to increase her happiness The Happiness Project recounts the year of Gretchen Rubin’s life in which she tried to make herself happier. This nonfiction, self-help book shows how Rubin followed many of the rules of happiness laid out by philosophers, sociologists, psychologists and Buzzfeed. She narrowed her project to the elements others […]

I’ve been a YA (young adult) fiction nerd since I was about 11 years old, and as such, I’ve read so many books in this genre that I sometimes feel like I’ve seen all it has to offer. Yet every so often, a book comes along that surprises me by completely changing the game and […]

“We are thinking about our kids, our lack of kids, about finances and fiancées and soon-to-be ex-wives are having, about loneliness and love and death and Dad, and this constant crowd is like a fog on a dark road; you just keep driving and watch it dissipate in your low beams” (106). With all families, […]

Set 100 years in the future, The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee takes place in New York. Gone is the New York we know, and in its place is a tower with anything you could imagine—parks, restaurants, houses. But life isn’t as great as you would think. Inside the tower, five vastly different teens are […]