Book Review: Shatter Me (Shatter Me Book 1) by Tahereh Mafi

When Juliette touches people, it hurts and sometimes kills them, and she has no control over it. At 14, she was taken from her parents and eventually ended up being left to die in an asylum, watching through her one window as the world outside continued to collapse. But then a boy is put into her cell with her, she finds out things she never knew, and she's given a chance to live a better life......
 

Cover Characteristics: Best Book Covers from Books I Read in 2016

So you know how I usually choose ten covers/series for my Cover Characteristic posts? Well... Hahahahahahahahaha---Not happening this time. I don't know what happened this year, if it was just coincidence or if I started judging books more by their covers and letting myself be drawn in by all the pretty ones, but I read SO MANY books with gorgeous covers this year, and I want to share them all....
 

The Weekly Update: 12/11/16

Even though I like to complain about my arguing neighbors, noisy construction, and electronic woes a lot, I try to keep my blog a fairly positive, happy place, but *sigh* I don't feel very positive right now. I've been resting my wrist. Some days I haven't even done anything other than eat, shower, and read. The bad news is, not only does my right wrist still hurt, the left one, and my forearms,...