The Starving Bibliophile

Books before food (and any sort of comfortable life).

Minutes Before Sunset: YA Book Review

Name: Minutes Before Sunset Series: The Timely Death Trilogy #1 Author: Shannon A. Thompson Pages: 247 Published: April 28th, 2013 Publisher: AEC Stellar Publishing Format: Paperback, eBook, and Kindle Rating: … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Blue Balloon

Oh, my blue balloon Please don’t fly away Hold tight in my hand If only for today For the place where we’re going Is miles and miles from here And … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Most Awaited New Authors of 2013

After signing up for the 2013 Debut Author Challenge (hosted by Hobbitsies), I was slightly if not extremely nervous. I hate new authors. New-to-me authors are different. I can wait … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 6 Comments

Every Day: YA Book Review

Summary: Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl. There’s never any warning about where it will be or who … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Small Changes

Recently, I’ve been unhappy. With life, family, friends. Being someone who is always thinking of others, it’s hard to accept the fact that they’re not always thinking of you. I … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to Know if Your Life is an Unhappy One

As I was getting ready for a dinner party that I was hosting for my friends the weekend after Christmas, all I could think of was, “God, I really don’t … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 Monthly Keyword Reading Challenge

I’ve already put up my 2013 reading challenges, but this one was so cool (and complicated) that I thought that I’d give it its own post. Basically this challenge (hosted … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 Reading Challenges

I love participating in reading challenges. I just like having a goal, and if meeting that goal makes me happy why not do it? So I’ve selected five reading challenges … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Best Books of 2012

These are from the menagerie of books I read last year. I decided to include books not published in 2012 because I can. Haha. And also, they’re still good books … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dare Me: YA Book Review

Summary: Addy Hanlon has always been Beth Cassidy’s best friend and trusted lieutenant. Beth calls the shots and Addy carries them out, a long-established order of things that has brought … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fruits Basket: The Complete Series Review

Summary: Tohru Honda was an orphan, living with her grandfather, when one day fate kicked her out of the house and she was forced to take up residence in a … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dead as a Doornail: Book Review

Summary: When small-town cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse sees her brother Jason’s eyes start to change, she knows he’s about to turn into a were-panther for the first time. But her … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tilt: YA Book Review

Summary: Three teens, three stories—all interconnected through their parents’ family relationships. As the adults pull away, caught up in their own dilemmas, the lives of the teens begin to tilt… … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Raven Boys: YA Book Review

Summary: “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.” … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment