4.16.2014

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy: Review Haiku

A few obvious
plot points, perhaps, but still,
a marvelous story.

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee. Knopf, 2014, 240 pages.

4.14.2014

We Were Liars: Review Haiku

ZOMGWTFBBQ--
yes, it's just as
good as you hoped.

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. Delacorte, 2014, 240 pages.

4.12.2014

TEN: Birthday Haiku

How in heck can I
have a double-digit child?
THAT'S UNPOSSIBLE.

4.11.2014

Wanderville: Review Haiku

Sweetly old-fashioned,
like a Mickey Rooney/
Judy Garland movie.

Wanderville by Wendy McClure. Razorbill, 2014, 211 pages.

4.09.2014

Operation Bunny: Review Haiku

It doesn't always
make sense, but you'll still enjoy
the ride. (Love Fidget!)

Operation Bunny (Wings & Co. Book #1) by Sally Gardner, illustrated by David Roberts. Square Fish, 2014, 192 pages.

4.07.2014

Five, Six, Seven, Nate!: Review Haiku

Dammit, I should LOVE
these books, but I just . . . well . . .
kinda . . . don't. Merrily!

Five, Six, Seven, Nate! by Tim Federle. S&S, 2014, 304 pages.

4.04.2014

Bad Houses: Review Haiku

Love among the ruins:
estate sales and hoarding,
graphically told.

Bad Houses by Sara Ryan, illustrated by Carla Speed McNeill. Dark Horse Comics, 2013, 160 pages.