A Room Away From the Wolves

A Room Away From the Wolves

Bina has never forgotten the time she and her mother ran away from home. Her mother promised they would hitchhike to the city to escape Bina?s cruel father and start over. But before they could even leave town, Bina had a new stepfather and two new stepsisters, and a humming sense of betrayal pulling apart the bond with her mother?a bond Bina thought was unbreakable. Eight Bina has never forgotten the time she and her mother ran away from home. Her mother promised they would hitchhike ...

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  • Jennie
    Sep 03, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

  • Melissa Sarno
    Jun 02, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

  • Kelly
    Apr 10, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

  • Jennifer
    Jun 03, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

  • Andrea Blythe
    Oct 01, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

    Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase Trigger Warning: Seeming suicide attempts. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma sounded really exciting! I was expecting an atmospheric ghost story full of creepiness! What I got was a confusing story that left me with so many que...

    I received a copy of this book from Thomas Allen & Son in exchange for an honest review. Have you ever read a book where you spend half the book saying 'I don't even know what's going on!' and the other half saying 'I just can't put this down, you need to wait!'? If not, do...

    I would like to point out trigger warnings for suicide ( at least the idea/concept of it ) Once in a while a book comes your way and makes you feel things that can never be expressed in coherent thoughts. A Room Away From Wolves was that book for me. I have never read Nova Ren Suma ...

    Review originally posted at A Lovely Book Affair. Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. ?Somtimes a person can?t tell you what you already know,? she said. ?Somestimes you have to see it for yourself. Then you?ll believe.? Bina has had a pretty complica...

    Feeling betrayed after her mother kicks her out of the house after another supposed indiscretion, Bina takes immediate action ? choosing to leave of her own accord. She grabs what money she can and travels not to the family friends her mother selected, but to Catherine House in New Y...

  • Catie
    May 28, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

  • Joanne
    Oct 02, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

    Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase Trigger Warning: Seeming suicide attempts. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma sounded really exciting! I was expecting an atmospheric ghost story full of creepiness! What I got was a confusing story that left me with so many que...

  • Shelley
    Sep 29, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

  • Jessica Woodbury
    Jul 13, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

  • Andria
    Aug 16, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

  • Emily May
    Mar 03, 2015

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

  • Stephanie Ward
    Sep 06, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

    Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase Trigger Warning: Seeming suicide attempts. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma sounded really exciting! I was expecting an atmospheric ghost story full of creepiness! What I got was a confusing story that left me with so many que...

    I received a copy of this book from Thomas Allen & Son in exchange for an honest review. Have you ever read a book where you spend half the book saying 'I don't even know what's going on!' and the other half saying 'I just can't put this down, you need to wait!'? If not, do...

    I would like to point out trigger warnings for suicide ( at least the idea/concept of it ) Once in a while a book comes your way and makes you feel things that can never be expressed in coherent thoughts. A Room Away From Wolves was that book for me. I have never read Nova Ren Suma ...

    Review originally posted at A Lovely Book Affair. Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. ?Somtimes a person can?t tell you what you already know,? she said. ?Somestimes you have to see it for yourself. Then you?ll believe.? Bina has had a pretty complica...

    Feeling betrayed after her mother kicks her out of the house after another supposed indiscretion, Bina takes immediate action ? choosing to leave of her own accord. She grabs what money she can and travels not to the family friends her mother selected, but to Catherine House in New Y...

    Disclaimer: I received this book for free through KidLitExchange. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Rating: 3/5 Genre: YA Fantasy Recommended Age: 16+ (depictions/mentions of suicide, abuse, assault, dark humor) Pages: 304 Author Website Amazon Link Synopsis: Bina h...

    3.5 Stars 'A Room Away From the Wolves' is a mystery filled with twists, turns, and questions built upon questions. This was the first book I've read by the author and maybe it's because I'm not used to her writing style, but I feel so lost about this novel. I'm honestly not sure if...

  • Crini
    Jan 10, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

  • Alyssa
    Aug 29, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

    Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase Trigger Warning: Seeming suicide attempts. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma sounded really exciting! I was expecting an atmospheric ghost story full of creepiness! What I got was a confusing story that left me with so many que...

    I received a copy of this book from Thomas Allen & Son in exchange for an honest review. Have you ever read a book where you spend half the book saying 'I don't even know what's going on!' and the other half saying 'I just can't put this down, you need to wait!'? If not, do...

    I would like to point out trigger warnings for suicide ( at least the idea/concept of it ) Once in a while a book comes your way and makes you feel things that can never be expressed in coherent thoughts. A Room Away From Wolves was that book for me. I have never read Nova Ren Suma ...

    Review originally posted at A Lovely Book Affair. Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. ?Somtimes a person can?t tell you what you already know,? she said. ?Somestimes you have to see it for yourself. Then you?ll believe.? Bina has had a pretty complica...

  • Chelsea
    Sep 07, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

  • Michelle (FabBookReviews)
    Sep 13, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

  • Michelle (Pink Polka Dot Books)
    Sep 07, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

  • Dawn Abron
    Jul 31, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

  • Mishma
    Sep 13, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

    Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase Trigger Warning: Seeming suicide attempts. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma sounded really exciting! I was expecting an atmospheric ghost story full of creepiness! What I got was a confusing story that left me with so many que...

    I received a copy of this book from Thomas Allen & Son in exchange for an honest review. Have you ever read a book where you spend half the book saying 'I don't even know what's going on!' and the other half saying 'I just can't put this down, you need to wait!'? If not, do...

    I would like to point out trigger warnings for suicide ( at least the idea/concept of it ) Once in a while a book comes your way and makes you feel things that can never be expressed in coherent thoughts. A Room Away From Wolves was that book for me. I have never read Nova Ren Suma ...

  • Holly
    Jul 14, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

  • Christy
    Sep 05, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

  • Katherine Moore
    Sep 20, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

  • Kristi Housman Confessions of a YA Reader
    Aug 20, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

  • Chelsea
    Jul 26, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

  • Simant ♥ Flipping Through the Pages
    Jun 21, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

  • Acqua
    Sep 18, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

  • Hilary (SongsWroteMyStory)
    Aug 10, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

    Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase Trigger Warning: Seeming suicide attempts. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma sounded really exciting! I was expecting an atmospheric ghost story full of creepiness! What I got was a confusing story that left me with so many que...

    I received a copy of this book from Thomas Allen & Son in exchange for an honest review. Have you ever read a book where you spend half the book saying 'I don't even know what's going on!' and the other half saying 'I just can't put this down, you need to wait!'? If not, do...

  • Paige Green
    Jul 30, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...

    Not my favorite of her?s but damn, her writing so good. Some of those sentences she puts together...reminiscent of Laini Taylor. Very lyrical and the imagery is unparalleled. The story was...well, it was weird, which is to be expected from her but it wasn?t dark. I think The Walls ...

    This is such an odd book and it?s hard to review without giving away the secrets. Bina?s mom makes her leave her home. She says it?s just for a month with friends, but Bina has another idea. She remembers stories her mom told her about a boarding house in New York. Her mom lived ...

    3 1/2 stars This genre-bending, paranormal, realistic yet very trippy mystery is completely out of the box as per usual for Nova Ren Suma. It has rich, emotional writing and made me want to visit New York City again soon. However, the mystery itself lost me somewhere along the w...

    Haunting and beautifully written. ...

    *cries* because finally a new Nova book *cries some more* ...

    So gorgeous and haunting. Nova Ren Suma is a treasure. ...

    A thoroughly gorgeous modern gothic that combines so many of the things I love in a book: runaways, an all-girl boarding house (evocative of a boarding school setting), New York City, complicated and fraught mother-daughter relationships, an unsettling atmosphere of steadily growing un...

    I need to think on this one for a while. My rating may change. I just chose 3 because it's in the middle and I'm feeling VERY in the middle and weird about this one. Also, if you know what the heck this was about-- please let me in on it!! ...

    I just. I'm so confused. Can someone please explain what actually happened to me? Because omg, I don't get the ending. (view spoiler)[Was it magic? Was it death? WHAT WAS IT. (hide spoiler)] Do I even remember this book at all? No, because it left no impression on me. And that made me...

    Mooooody. Reviewed in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue of Horn Book. ...

    Full blog tour review post can be found here: http://kamoorephoto.booklikes.com/pos... This wonderful story has one step inside reality, and the other is deep inside somewhere quite otherworldly, which is also somewhere that Nova Ren Suma?s writing sits. Her writing is what gives ...

    *Source* Library *Genre* Young Adult / Ghost Stories *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* Author Nova Ren Suma's A Room Away From the Wolves is a spellbinding ghost story set in a refuge for trouble girls deep in the heart of New York City. The story is told in the first person narrative by...

    This book is smarter than I am and I am 200% ok with that. ...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES So, A Room Away from the Wolves is like the most confusing book.. ever.. for me. I am still not sure about my feelings. Did I hate it? Did I enjoy this? I seriously don?t have a clear answer to both these questions. For half of the book, ...

    So I loved The Walls All Around us and I was expecting a strange story but this book just didn't get going. It started off so good. I love Suma's metaphorical writing and the way she allows the reader to fill in the gaps. I loved the weird relationship between Bina and her mothe...

    DNF @ pg 132 Nova Ren Suma has a lovely, densely metaphorical writing style, but her execution in terms of the story and plotting always leaves something to be desired. Her stories thrive on a lot of confusion, and as a reader it just doesn't work for me. Recommended for those who h...

    New York Times bestselling young adult author Nova Ren Suma returns with the darkly mysterious and hauntingly beautiful A Room Away from the Wolves. Told from the first-person narrative of teenager Sabina 'Bina' Tremper, A Room Away from the Wolves is a blend of tragic fairy tale, g...

    Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase Trigger Warning: Seeming suicide attempts. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma sounded really exciting! I was expecting an atmospheric ghost story full of creepiness! What I got was a confusing story that left me with so many que...

    I received a copy of this book from Thomas Allen & Son in exchange for an honest review. Have you ever read a book where you spend half the book saying 'I don't even know what's going on!' and the other half saying 'I just can't put this down, you need to wait!'? If not, do...

    I would like to point out trigger warnings for suicide ( at least the idea/concept of it ) Once in a while a book comes your way and makes you feel things that can never be expressed in coherent thoughts. A Room Away From Wolves was that book for me. I have never read Nova Ren Suma ...

    Review originally posted at A Lovely Book Affair. Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. ?Somtimes a person can?t tell you what you already know,? she said. ?Somestimes you have to see it for yourself. Then you?ll believe.? Bina has had a pretty complica...

    Feeling betrayed after her mother kicks her out of the house after another supposed indiscretion, Bina takes immediate action ? choosing to leave of her own accord. She grabs what money she can and travels not to the family friends her mother selected, but to Catherine House in New Y...

    Disclaimer: I received this book for free through KidLitExchange. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Rating: 3/5 Genre: YA Fantasy Recommended Age: 16+ (depictions/mentions of suicide, abuse, assault, dark humor) Pages: 304 Author Website Amazon Link Synopsis: Bina h...

  • Vicky Who Reads
    Sep 14, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

  • The Nerd Daily
    Sep 11, 2018

    2 1/2 stars. I tried so very hard to love this book, but I really struggled with it. Nova Ren Suma's writing and stories are always somewhere between gorgeous and completely what-the-actual-fuck bonkers. Despite its weirdness, I really enjoyed The Walls Around Us, but I confess that...

    As soon as I finished this, I flipped it back to the beginning to reread. This is a story about girls, about ghosts, and about our connections to the material things of the world (including the relationships we hold onto, even when we know we shouldn't). But, like all of Suma's books, ...

    4.5 stars A Room Away From the Wolves is an atmospheric, unique story set in an old boarding house in New York City. It follows a bisexual Jewish girl who is trying to leave behind an abusive home situation. This is an odd, quiet, slow-paced gem of a book, unlike everything I had e...

    When I read Nova Ren Suma's first novel I had trouble settling in because her style is so unique, both real and surreal. It is hard to get your bearings in one of her books, but now I get that this is the joy of it. Her books are like impressionist paintings, looking like one thing up ...

    4 stars I really enjoyed this! It's such a solid read, and there's so much mystery and fictional history behind it, it's very cool. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the atmosphere of this book (but it has a really distinct atmosphere), so I'd say something like Miss Peregrine...

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice There?s something so beautiful about the way A Room Away From The Wolves is written. It?s a haunting, riveting, and oh so delightfully mysterious story to get lost in. Believe me, you will get lost in this stor...