Genre: Young Adult

YA Review: Glass Sword by Vi..

YA Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

May contain spoilers for RED QUEEN 4 Nuts Just like when I was writing my Red Queen review, I am writing this Glass Sword review after having marathoned the book in less than 24 hours. When it comes to Victoria Aveyard, the only thing that can stop my binge is a need to get up […]

February 16, 2016
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DNF Review: Speak by Laurie ..

DNF Review: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

DNF Everyone talks about how great Speak is. It’s read in classrooms, talked about on a million book lists, and I really can’t see why. That’s not to say I hate the book, I don’t. Not really. Hate is much too strong a word. But I really didn’t like it. For one, I didn’t find […]

February 14, 2016
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YA Review: I Was Here by Gay..

YA Review: I Was Here by Gayle Forman

  Trigger Warnings! Suicide. Ok where do I start? Once again we have a book from my dark side of the contemporary collection. Once again the topic of suicide is on the table, therefore trigger warnings to apply. So I read this one right after My Heart and Other Black Holes and I couldn’t help […]

February 8, 2016
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YA Review: Suicide Notes fro..

YA Review: Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls (No Spoilers)

  Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls is not a book I expected to finish at 2 in the morning after what became just over a 2 hour binge. I expected Th13teen Reasons Why: the redux. I mean synopsis straight up compares the two. Now some of you may remember how I felt about Th13rteen Reasons […]

February 5, 2016
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Waiting on Wednesday: The Pr..

Waiting on Wednesday: The Problem with Forever by Jennifer Armentrout

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is: I love Jennifer Armentrout. She writes great characters and ever since her Lux series I’ve read everything she’s written. I don’t instantly love everything she writes but I will […]

February 3, 2016
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YA Review: Captive by Aimee ..

YA Review: Captive by Aimee Carter

More often than not I’ve found that second books in a trilogy have a lot of problems. They tend to drag on and meander all over the place which can be a real let down after a really good first book. But then there are times when the first book in a series is just […]

January 25, 2016
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DNF Review: Incarnate

DNF Review: Incarnate

During December I went on a binge. I was determined to add as many unread books as I could to my read pile, and in the process maybe take some of those now read books off my shelves. Needless to say I was successful. Because of this a lot of books were DNFed in the […]

January 25, 2016
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Waiting on Wednesday: Scarle..

Waiting on Wednesday: Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here by Anna Breslaw

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is: Sometimes a book description just grabs you, and this is one of them. Although I’m wary when big name author’s names are used to describe books, I would love […]

January 20, 2016
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YA Review: Shadows by Robin ..

YA Review: Shadows by Robin McKinley

My Review So I’ve just finished Shadows and. . .I kind of have an unexpected book hangover. Let me start from the beginning. I’ve read a few of Robin McKinley’s books and I’ve enjoyed every one I’ve read. Beauty and Sunshine are both favorites of hers, which is kind of entertaining considering one is a […]

January 15, 2016
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