ARC Review: One Love

Title: One Love Author: Deanna Cabinian Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, travel, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Long-distance relationships are tough. Thompson should know. He’s going to college in Hawaii, but Greta’s in Italy. When he meets Charlotte things get complicated. Is it Greta he wants to be with? Or Charlotte? Will he discover that, … Continue reading ARC Review: One Love

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: Satellite

Title: Satellite Author: Nick Lake Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A teenage boy born in space makes his first trip to Earth. He’s going to a place he’s never been before: home. Moon 2 is a space station that orbits approximately 250 miles above Earth. It travels 17,500 miles an … Continue reading ARC Review: Satellite

ARC Review: This Heart of Mine

Title: This Heart of Mine Author: C.C. Hunter Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A new heart saved her life—but will it help her find out what really happened to its donor? Seventeen-year-old Leah MacKenzie is heartless. An artificial heart in a backpack is keeping her alive. However, this route only … Continue reading ARC Review: This Heart of Mine

A Compilation of Short and Sweet Reviews for Mediocre Books

My reviews for Ashes, Ashes, Turtles all the Way Down, and The Best Kind of Magic!

Playing with Matches Review

Title: Playing with Matches Author: Suri Rosen Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A cross between Jane Austen’s Emma, Dear Abby, and Yenta the matchmaker! When 16-year-old Raina Resnick is expelled from her Manhattan private school, she’s sent to live with her strict aunt-but Raina feels like she’s persona non grata … Continue reading Playing with Matches Review

Macbeth Review

Title: Macbeth Author: William Shakespeare Genre & Age Group: Classics, plays, paranormal Goodreads Synopsis: Folger Shakespeare Library: the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play; Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play; Scene-by-scene plot … Continue reading Macbeth Review

ARC Review: American Panda

Title: American Panda Author: Gloria Chao Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: An incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be a doctor and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer despite her squeamishness with germs and crush on a Japanese classmate. At seventeen, Mei should be in … Continue reading ARC Review: American Panda

ARC Review: Meet Cute

Title: Meet Cute: Some People are Destined to Meet Author: Various Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance (including LGBTQ+), anthology, young adult Source: Thanks so much to Indigo Books & Music Inc. for providing me with a physical ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review! First, I will be reviewing each of … Continue reading ARC Review: Meet Cute

#famous Review

Title: #famous Author: Jilly Gagnon Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: In this modern-day love story, Girl likes Boy, Girl takes photo of Boy and posts it online, Boy becomes accidentally insta-famous. And what starts out as an innocent joke spirals into a whirlwind adventure that could change both their lives—and … Continue reading #famous Review