Milk and Honey Review

Hey everyone! I know I said that I would post at least once every two weeks, but today when I finally had the chance to write a post, I realized that it had been almost a month since I last posted. Whoops. Anyway, I'm not sure if I can commit to a solid schedule for … Continue reading Milk and Honey Review

The Hate U Give Review

Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood … Continue reading The Hate U Give Review

ARC Review: Mean Girls

Title: Mean Girls Author: Micol Ostow Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, retelling, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: You know the story--or do you? Cady Heron grew up homeschooled in Africa with scientist parents as her teachers, monkeys as her classmates and the African plains as her playground. But when her family moves to the suburbs of … Continue reading ARC Review: Mean Girls

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Review

Title: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Author: Mark Haddon Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, classics, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: 'Haddon's portrayal of an emotionally dissociated mind is a superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy.' Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries … Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Review

Things We Know by Heart Review

Title: Things We Know by Heart Author: Jessi Kirby Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: When Quinn Sullivan meets the recipient of her boyfriend’s donated heart, the two form an unexpected connection. After Quinn loses her boyfriend, Trent, in an accident their junior year, she reaches out to the recipients of … Continue reading Things We Know by Heart Review

ARC Review: How to Disappear

Title: How to Disappear Author: Sharon Huss Roat Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Vicky Decker has perfected the art of hiding in plain sight, quietly navigating the halls of her high school undetected except by her best (and only) friend, Jenna. But when Jenna moves away, Vicky’s isolation becomes unbearable. So … Continue reading ARC Review: How to Disappear

ARC Review: Girl Out of Water

Title: Girl Out of Water Author: Laura Silverman Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Anise Sawyer plans to spend every minute of summer with her friends: surfing, chowing down on fish tacos drizzled with wasabi balsamic vinegar, and throwing bonfires that blaze until dawn. But when a serious car wreck leaves … Continue reading ARC Review: Girl Out of Water

ARC Review: The Upside of Unrequited

Title: The Upside of Unrequited Author: Becky Albertalli Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, LGBTQ+, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have … Continue reading ARC Review: The Upside of Unrequited

A List of Cages Review

Title: A List of Cages Author: Robin Roe Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: When Adam Blake lands the best elective ever in his senior year, serving as an aide to the school psychologist, he thinks he’s got it made. Sure, it means a lot of sitting around, which isn’t easy for … Continue reading A List of Cages Review

ARC Review: Optimists Die First

Title: Optimists Die First Author: Susin Nielsen Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Award-winning author Susin Nielsen has written a laugh-out-loud and heartrending novel for fans of Robyn Schneider’s Extraordinary Means and Cammie McGovern’s Say What You Will. Beware: Life ahead. Sixteen-year-old Petula de Wilde is anything but wild. A former crafting … Continue reading ARC Review: Optimists Die First