How You Ruined My Life by Jeff Strand

A Quick, Quirky Romp

ISBN: 978-1492662020

Rod’s teenage life isn’t perfect, but things could be worse. He lives with his single mom in a modest home. They don’t have a lot of extras, but they’re getting by. He has a punk rock band called “Fanged Grapefruit” and a beautiful girlfriend. Life is pretty good. That is, until Blake moves in. Blake is Rod’s cousin, and from the moment his privileged mountain of luggage arrives—the day before he does himself—Blake manages to make Rod’s life a living hell. But is he a harmless idiot? Or does this demon-spawn of a cousin know exactly what he’s doing? Continue reading “How You Ruined My Life by Jeff Strand”

Realm FM by Tyrolin Puxty

A Rollicking Ride!

ISBN: 978-1948099356

Yet another strange installment of the Dragon Authors BookTube!

Realm FM, by Tyrolin Puxty, is about a radio show–with guests from other dimensions. (The station is built on a wormhole. Obviously.) We rounded up some inter-dimensional guests of our own to share their impressions of the book. (And the show.) Continue reading “Realm FM by Tyrolin Puxty”

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

Funny with a Mean Streak

ISBN: 978-0060288143

I (Erin) bought this one as a “blind date” from Malaprops. They wrap books in brown paper and write things like “hilarious” or “pee-your-pants funny” or whatever, and you buy it like that and then open it to see what you bought! It’s so fun! (If you already have it you can exchange it right away, so it’s a much better deal than your usual blind date ha ha!)

So Georgia is 14. She lives in Great Britain and has all kinds of misadventures like dressing up as an olive for a party and wrestling her own rather terrifying house cat. She’s very funny most of the time, but sometimes she’s kind of mean so I didn’t always sympathize with her. Continue reading “Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison”