Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

The novel by Benjamin Alire Sáenz follows the adolescence of Aristotle Mendoza and Dante Quintana, who meet as 15-year-olds in El Paso, Texas and become practically inseparable. When faced with puberty, family troubles, danger, and grief, can their peculiar friendship endure?

May Wrap Up

Month Two at The Hungry Little Bookworm has come and gone!

The Business: Futures in Publishing 2017

Introducing a new series based on discussions at The Business: Futures in Publishing. Topics include: The Changing Landscape of Contemporary Fiction, Is YA Making Us Dumber?, Poaching Authors, Is Publishing Literary Fiction a Viable Business?, and Top Tips for Entering the Publishing Industry.

ARC Review: All the Good Things by Clare Fisher

Beth was a young woman fresh out of the foster system and determined to start a new life for herself. She had a new job, a new best friend, a new lover, and happily but unexpectedly, a new child. But that was all before the Bad Thing. The thing that landed her in prison and convinced her she's a '100% bad person'. The thing she keeps trying to run from.

April Wrap Up

It's time to recap my first month here at The Hungry Little Bookworm!

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two-part play currently running in London's West End. Though I have not (yet) had the pleasure of seeing the show, I recently read the script written by Jack Thorne based on a story he created with J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany.

Reading ‘The Road to Little Dribbling’ atop the Seven Sisters

It's my spring break, so I decided to take a train to Seaford and walk the Seven Sisters yesterday. I love traveling to the real places I’ve only ever visited between the pages of a book.

Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Though I might have liked 'Red Rising' more if I thought it made less use of genre clichés or owed less to other fiction that came before it, I still believe that Brown wove those elements together into one hell of a book.