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

ARC Review: Tyler Johnson Was Here

Title: Tyler Johnson Was Here Author: Jay Coles Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid. The next … Continue reading ARC Review: Tyler Johnson Was Here

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

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

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

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

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

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