If Only it Were True [Marc Levy]

The one thing I left my reading of If Only it Were True by Marc Levy feeling was disappointment. And a part of me wonders if that is fair, but the truth is that I don't think I'd have read or cared about this book in the slightest had I not fallen in love with the…

Once in a Forest [Adriana Pernetz]

Despite my best efforts, I really didn't like Once in a Forest by Adriana Pernetz. With the message she was trying to send, that differences should not prevent friendships, I really wanted to like this book. In fact, I'm a pretty strong believer of the idea that children's books should have a purpose further than just being…

The Princess Diaries [Meg Cabot]; Throwback Thursday

I'm pretty sure that I will forever prefer the movies to the books whenever The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot comes up, but there is something to be said for the fact that these books are actually pretty good. As a young pre-teen, these are the sort of books you live for and with good reason.…