The Grave Keepers is one of those books I loved until the last fifteen pages, when I realized things were going to end exactly as I feared. Elizabeth Byrne’s debut, though compelling, fast paced, and enjoyable, reads as though half the story is simply missing. Poof. Gone. Lost in the abyss of poor editing choices.… Continue reading The Grave Keepers by Elizabeth Byrne: The One Where I Read Half a Story
I made an unfortunate discovery while reading Adam Silvera’s latest, They Both Die At the End. Much like how I felt when reading Becky Albertalli’s sophomore novel, The Upside of Unrequited, I was met with the overwhelming feeling of blah. Blah, as in the color of a doctor’s office. Or baaah, as in the sound… Continue reading Review: They Both Die At the End by Adam Silvera//The one where I discover me+Silvera=not true book love
What It’s About… Che Taylor has four items on his list: 1. He wants to spar, not just train in the boxing gym. 2. He wants a girlfriend. 3. He wants to go home. 4. He wants to keep Rosa under control. Che’s little sister Rosa is smart, talented, pretty, and so good at deception… Continue reading A Review of My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier// AKA The One Where I Become Deeply Fearful of All Child Geniuses
What It’s About… What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them… all at once? Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy… Continue reading Add This Contemporary to Your YA Ship// The One Where I (Finally) Read & Review To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
In a Nutshell… Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it’s been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sure of three things: she likes girls, she’s fiercely devoted to her family, and she knows she’s… Continue reading Review: Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy//The One Where I Actually Like a Book For Once???
Synopsis… Phoenix can’t imagine anything worse than being shipped off to family summer camp. Her parents have been fighting for the past two years—do they seriously think being crammed in a cabin with Phoenix and her little brother, Harry, will make things better? On top of that, Phoenix is stuck training with Callum—the head counselor… Continue reading Trusting You and Other Lies by Nicole Williams Review// The One I’m Confident Will Fit Perfectly In Your Beach Bag
Though Bad Romance won’t hit shelves until June 13th, I already know my opinion will be that of a black sheep. Heather Demetrios’ take on teen relationship abuse will, without a doubt, move many readers and open the door for crucial conversation. I also feel that it portrayed the events that unfold in Grace’s life… Continue reading Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios Review// The Trailblazing New Release I Wanted to Love But…It Wasn’t Meant to Be