A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas – Book Review

After finishing A Court of Wings and Ruin (ACOWAR), I knew that I wanted to write some sort of blog post about it--even if it wasn't the traditional sort of review you typically see here. When I write a review on a book, I try to maintain a balance between constructive criticism and how I … Continue reading A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas – Book Review

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Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner – Book Review

Man, has this book stuck with me ever since I finished it a few weeks ago. I find myself constantly thinking about this book, its characters, and heartbreaking story about a boy facing intense grief and guilt for the very first time. Summary (provided by Goodreads): What if you could spend one last day with … Continue reading Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner – Book Review

The Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller – Book Review

It's definitely not okay that I haven't written an official book review since January. Really kicking myself for that. However, I'm back today with a review of Tricia Levenseller's debut novel, The Daughter of the Pirate King. Summary (provided by Goodreads): There will be plenty of time for me to beat him soundly once I’ve gotten … Continue reading The Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller – Book Review

The Continent by Keira Drake – Review

Summary (provided by Goodreads): For her sixteenth birthday, Vaela Sun receives the most coveted gift in all the Spire—a trip to the Continent. It seems an unlikely destination for a holiday: a cold, desolate land where two “uncivilized” nations remain perpetually at war. Most citizens tour the Continent to see the spectacle and violence of battle—a … Continue reading The Continent by Keira Drake – Review

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco – Review

Summary (provided by Goodreads): Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to … Continue reading Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco – Review

The Hawkweed Prophecy by Irena Brignull – Review

Summary: Poppy Hooper and Ember Hawkweed couldn’t lead more different lives. Poppy is a troubled teen: moving from school to school, causing chaos wherever she goes, never making friends or lasting connections. Ember is a young witch, struggling to find a place within her coven and prove her worth. Both are outsiders: feeling like they … Continue reading The Hawkweed Prophecy by Irena Brignull – Review

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven – Review

Summary: Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom’s death, she’s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and … Continue reading Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven – Review

The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee – Review

Summary: A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. But people never change: everyone here wants something…and everyone has something to lose. Leda Cole’s flawless exterior belies a secret addiction—to a drug she never should have tried and a boy she never should have touched. Eris Dodd-Radson’s beautiful, … Continue reading The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee – Review