Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

» 29 September, 2016 » Reviews » 3 comments

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

My Thoughts: There are some books that leave you breathless. Their words leave their mark on you and you are left with no adequate words to describe it, and how it made you feel. Girl in Pieces, is one of those books… it’s just so honest, raw and emotionally draining but beautiful, too. If I could reach in this story and hug all the characters, I would. But I would hold onto Charlie […]

The Lost and the Found by Cat Clarke

» 27 September, 2016 » Reviews » 4 comments

The Lost and the Found by Cat Clarke

My Thoughts: When you love a particular genre, you tend to read more of it, yes? And the more you read of said genre, the most subtle clues you pick up on, and just see coming. I think many readers can attest to that. So, when you see the outcome of a situation so clearly so early in the book, it can leave you either disappointed, or it won’t bother you […]

A Bittersweet Ending to a Beloved Series // The Beauty of Darkness by Mary E. Pearson

» 16 September, 2016 » Reviews » 4 comments

A Bittersweet Ending to a Beloved Series // The Beauty of Darkness by Mary E. Pearson

My Thoughts: There’s always that moment when you finish a beloved series where you go through a tidal wave of emotion. Sadness. Heartbreak. Glee. Sadness, again. (I also believe the 5 stages of grief may also apply.) Whatever emotions one does feel, it’s always sad to see a series end. (They are also the hardest to review, but alas.) What I loved most about The Beauty of Darkness is how […]

Middle Grade Madness | The Peculiar Night of the Blue Heart by Lauren DeStefano

» 12 September, 2016 » Middle Grade Madness, Reviews » 6 comments

Middle Grade Madness | The Peculiar Night of the Blue Heart by Lauren DeStefano

Middle Grade Madness will be a new feature here at Lilybloombooks, that showcases Middle Grade books! Reviews, Interviews, Guest posts and Giveaways. Join the Madness! I’m excited to share my thoughts on The Peculiar Night of the Blue Heart by Lauren DeStefano. But first, read a little bit about the book — Thoughts: What’s it About? Best friends Lionel & Marybeth must find answers and stop the mysterious “bluefox,”, as they call it, from […]

Equally Exciting and Terrifying // Arena by Holly Jennings

» 5 September, 2016 » Reviews » 1 comment

Equally Exciting and Terrifying // Arena by Holly Jennings

My Thoughts: Virtual reality is an up and coming technology, one that equally excites and terrifies me.  However, the thought of plugging into a world where reality and virtual reality are parallel, is even more terrifying. In most futuristic books where VR is a thing, the characters don’t feel pain, and things from the real world don’t transfer over into the virtual one. Yet in Arena, is does. i.e. the pain is real. Could […]

A Book to Experience \\ My Review of All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

» 29 August, 2016 » Reviews » 19 comments

A Book to Experience \\ My Review of All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

My Thoughts: There will come a time when a book completely and utterly blows you away. It takes characters you thought you knew, and morphs them into someone else. It takes plot twists you thought you saw coming, and rocks you to the core. And it has an ending that renders you speechless in its brilliance. All the Missing Girls, is that book for me. Most reading of the genre will swear […]

Gut Wrenching & Emotional // Until Harry by L.A. Casey

» 26 August, 2016 » Reviews » 0 comments

Gut Wrenching & Emotional // Until Harry by L.A. Casey

My Thoughts: Let me just break the ice and say that I don’t consider myself to be an emotional person; let alone reader. It takes a lot to move me and takes even MORE to make my cry. Let me tell you… The looks I got while listening to this book during rush hour traffic (morning and evening) are some of these most sympathetic, and painfully embarrassing looks I’ve ever received. To say […]

Wickedly Sexy & Full of Drama // Wicked Beautiful by J.T. Geissinger

» 22 August, 2016 » Reviews » 2 comments

Wickedly Sexy & Full of Drama // Wicked Beautiful by J.T. Geissinger

My Thoughts: If there is one thing to take away from this review, let it be known that J.T. Geissinger can write some drama filled, sexy books. I already love her writing, so when I saw this book with a revenge plot? I knew I had to have it. True to Ms. Geissinger’s form, Wicked Beautiful is full of twists, sexy encounters, and not to mention stubborn and interesting characters. Victoria […]