Review

The Grave Keepers by Elizabeth Byrne: The One Where I Read Half a Story

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

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Review: They Both Die At the End by Adam Silvera//The one where I discover me+Silvera=not true book love

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

Miscellaneous

A Wrap Up of All the Books I Devoured in July//Some New Favorites, Some Big Thumbs Down, and a Few Meh Moments

This July was one of my stronger reading months in recent memory, with me checking off a memoir, two thrillers, and two contemporaries from my TBR. If you also read my post from a few weeks back, aka all the books I need to read by 2018, you’ll be happy to know I managed to… Continue reading A Wrap Up of All the Books I Devoured in July//Some New Favorites, Some Big Thumbs Down, and a Few Meh Moments

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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… 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

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Add This Contemporary to Your YA Ship// The One Where I (Finally) Read & Review To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

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

Miscellaneous

10 YA Books Collecting Dust On My Shelf Since 2K14…And My Plan to Read Them This Year //AKA A Guide for Procrasinators

I’ll be the first to admit that my TBR had grown way past an acceptable level. I could practically feel the virtual shelf buckling under the strain of all that possibility. Unfortunately, this also meant I needed to assess the books I was truly interested in reading. It was hard, but I managed to knock… Continue reading 10 YA Books Collecting Dust On My Shelf Since 2K14…And My Plan to Read Them This Year //AKA A Guide for Procrasinators

Most Anticipated

All the July New Releases Guaranteed to Make You Bail On Vacay and Read Instead

How is it already July? That’s insane! One good thing about this month at least is all the exciting new releases hitting shelves! Summer is the season for reading after all, and to celebrate that I have six books we all read need to read sooner than ASAP. There’s two super sweet contemporaries meant to… Continue reading All the July New Releases Guaranteed to Make You Bail On Vacay and Read Instead