Illuminae Review

Title: Illuminae Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet … Continue reading Illuminae Review

The Lines We Cross Review

Title: The Lines We Cross Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A boy. A girl. Two families. One great divide. Michael likes to hang out with his friends and play with the latest graphic design software. His parents drag him to rallies held by their anti-immigrant group, which rails … Continue reading The Lines We Cross Review

Far from the Tree Review

Title: Far from the Tree Author: Robin Benway Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment. Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that … Continue reading Far from the Tree Review

March 2018 Book Haul

Hey everyone!🙂 Long time no talk, and I sincerely apologize! It's just life taking over me- schoolwork, friends, my youth group, and family are what have been preventing me from reading, blogging, and taking Bookstagram pictures. Once again, my reading month was pretty sucky at 5 books.☹️ I have an equally busy April in store, so … Continue reading March 2018 Book Haul

The Unlikelies Review

Title: The Unlikelies Author: Carrie Firestone Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis:  One good deed will change everything. Sadie is not excited for the summer before her senior year. It will be her first without her college-bound best friend and (now ex-)boyfriend by her side, so Sadie braces herself for a long, … Continue reading The Unlikelies Review

I See London, I See France Review

Title: I See London, I See France Author: Sarah Mlynowski Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, travel, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: I see London, I see France, I see Sydney’s underpants. Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and half weeks traveling through Europe with her childhood best friend, Leela. … Continue reading I See London, I See France Review

One of Us is Lying Review

Title: One of Us is Lying Author: Karen M. McManus Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, mystery, thriller, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something … Continue reading One of Us is Lying Review

February 2018 Book Haul

Hi everyone!👋 How were your Februaries and how were the books you read last month? My reading month, once again, sucked. I only got the chance to complete 6 books, which is again because of school and my youth group. Sometimes I wish I could just time-travel back to 2016 when I was able to … Continue reading February 2018 Book Haul

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