Posts Categorized: Gayle Forman

Oct 13
Review: Just One Year by Gayle Forman

Review: Just One Year by Gayle Forman

I have been dying to read Just One Year ever since I read the last word of Just One Day.  (You can see my review of that book here.)  Just One Day gave such a realistic portrayal of love and heartbreak, and it took us through Allyson’s (Lulu’s) journey as she struggled to get over Willem.  And then that last moment of Just One Day when he opened up the door… What an amazing cliffhanger!  It left me so eager… Read more »


Oct 12
Stacking the Shelves # 34

Stacking the Shelves # 34

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can Ainclude books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. Lots and lots of book goodness this week.  I’ve already read two of them this week: Just One Year and The Winner’s Curse…. Read more »


Sep 24
Top Ten Tuesday # 22: My Favorite Sequels

Top Ten Tuesday # 22: My Favorite Sequels

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  My Favorite Sequels I Haven’t Even Read This One, But I’m Including It, Because I Just KNOW: The Eternity Cure by Julie KagawaProdigy by Marie LuEverbound by Brodi AshtonBoundless by Cynthia HandFragments by Dan WellsAsunder by Jodi MeadowsSiege and Storm by Leigh BardugoDays of Blood and Starlight by Laini TaylorMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsJust One Year by Gayle… Read more »


Sep 10
Top Ten Tuesday # 20: Books That Should Be Movies

Top Ten Tuesday # 20: Books That Should Be Movies

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Books That Should Be Movies Books to movies are always a dangerous proposition.  I would love for a filmmaker to take a chance on these:  Historical Fiction That Will Make You Cry Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth WeinBetween Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys Realistic Contemporary Romance Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell: (You can read my review here.)… Read more »


Sep 03
Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Books That Should Be Taught In School I did my own little spin on this topic.  These aren’t necessarily books that I think SHOULD be taught in school, but I think they’re topics high school kids should know about.  Some of my suggestions are more light-hearted than others. Holocaust The Book Thief by Markus Zusak… Read more »


Aug 14
Waiting on Wednesday: Just One Year by Gayle Forman

Waiting on Wednesday: Just One Year by Gayle Forman

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.  This week’s pre-publication, “can’t wait to read” is: Just One Year by Gayle Forman   From Goodreads synopsis: The heartrending conclusion—from Willem’s POV—to the romantic duet of novels that began with Allyson’s story in Just One Day After spending an amazing day and night together in Paris, Just One Year is Willem’s story, picking up where Just One Day ended. His… Read more »


Jul 30
Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Perfect Endings Even though the topic this week was great beginnings OR endings, I wanted to focus just on the endings.  These are a just a few of the books (I could have picked many more than ten) that stayed with me long after I closed the cover. Endings That Knocked My Socks Off Not… Read more »


Jun 25
Top Ten Tuesday # 11: Best Books Read in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday # 11: Best Books Read in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Best Books Read in 2013 Looking through my review archive, I’m shocked by the number of books I’ve read in the first half of 2013.  And there are so many good ones!  Here are my top 10. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa: The Immortal Rules was the first book I read by Julie Kagawa,… Read more »