Author: Jeanne DuPrau

The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau

The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau

Small aside that has nothing to do with the actual book?  The People of Sparks is the first sequel that’s come around on my TBR since I rejoined the community in 2017.  That means I’ve either read everything added to my TBR before that date… or have been unable to find an audiobook version of those books. EITHER WAY this is a big deal to me, and I’m excited. When I read The City of Ember back in July 2017, I was pleased and surprised by how much I enjoyed this book intended for middle grade readers.  The world building was interesting, and […]

Posted January 31, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments //
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

After being burned so many times post-Twilight and The Hunger Games, I’m a bit wary of YA books that smell like they may end up filled with love triangle angst.  There is a time and place, and you never know.  Plus, The City of Ember is marketed for the 8-12 crowd, and I am way, way past that.  I’m pleased to report that none of my concerns were an issue with The City of Ember, and I give it ALL FIVE hearts. Characters ❤︎ I’m not crazy about Doon, but I’m also not crazy about creepy crawlies or hot tempers.  He and Lina […]

Posted July 25, 2017 in Reviews // 8 Comments //