The Best Character Traits

I'm sure you've been wondering for an incredibly long time: "What exactly does it take to become one of Michele's favourite characters?" Well, I've got some great news for you - that's what this list is all about!


Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

I really felt like this was a perfect way to end Lara Jean's story. I was a little apprehensive when I first heard that this book was being published, because I knew that the series was originally supposed to only be two books. I was worried that the story would seem contrived, and that a false-feeling "happily ever after" would be foisted upon us. I should have simply had faith in Jenny Han.

Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah is a liar. She doesn't necessarily mean to be a liar - she has such a large imagination that is sometimes difficult for her stories to stay firmly grounded in reality. One of her lies quickly gets out of hand, however, and Aru accidentally frees the Sleeper from his prison. Now Aru must stop the demon before it's too late!

Diary of a 5th Grade Outlaw by Gina Loveless

The playground is no what it used to be. Nadia is charging a Playground Tax for all of the fun things, and Robin refuses to pay. Not only does Robin not get to play on the playground, but she can't even hang out with her best friend, Mary Ann, because they haven't spoken since the school year started. When Robin decides to take justice into her own hands, she faces the fury of Assistant Principal Johnson, and becomes the outlaw of Nottingham Elementary.

10 Books of Summer – End of August Update

Sorry for the radio silence over here - I injured my arm while I was in France and then was not able to get it taken care of, and (long story short) I wasn't able to move for the first two weeks of August and today is the first day that I've actually pulled out my laptop and typed anything in over a month. But! I have been reading! Because I haven't really been able to do anything else. Here's an update: