The Hate You Give | Angie Thomas

The Hate You Give | Angie Thomas

Review: Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Publishing: February 28th 2017 by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen Source: library Format: library hardcover Genre: YA; Contemporary; Romance subplot Date Read: May 2017 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 […]

Winger | Andrew Smith

Review Title: Winger Author: Andrew Smith Publication: May 14th 2013 by Simon & Schuster Source: Library Format: Hardcover Genre: YA; Contemporary Date Read: July 2016 Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a boarding school for rich kids in the Pacific Northwest. He’s living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest […]

Short and Sweet | The Lifeboat Clique Mini Review

Short and Sweet | The Lifeboat Clique Mini Review

Some people might say that Denver had a death wish. Why else would she have dared to sneak into a Malibu beach party where she’d be surrounded by enemies, namely including her ex-BFF Abigail?
Oh yeah. Croix. Denver never thought in a million years he’d ask her out, but who was she to question this miracle of fate? Well, that wasn’t the only surprise fate had in–

Regarding This Read | Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel

Regarding This Read | Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel

If you didn’t know (although most of you do) writing reviews is probably the most time consuming aspect of maintaining a book review blog.  I love it, don’t get me wrong, but lately I’ve been feeling a little confined by the typical review format and having been researching and brainstorming some ideas for informal review […]

Monthly Recap | March 2016

Monthly Recap | March 2016

I don’t think that I can accurately recap March without acknowledging that 2016 has gotten a bit off track for me.  My schools trimester system threw me for a bit of the loop this past winter kept me busy with new classes in this first month of Spring.  I’ve started rehearsing for my school play […]

Dangerous Girls | Abigail Haas

Dangerous Girls | Abigail Haas

Review: Title: Dangerous Girls | Goodreads Author: Abigail Haas (Pseudonym) Publication: July 16th 2013 by Simon Pulse Source: Independent bookseller Format: Paperback Genre: YA; Mystery; Thriller; Contemporary It’s Spring Break of senior year. Anna, her boyfriend Tate, her best friend Elise, and a few other close friends are off to a debaucherous trip to Aruba that promises to […]

Never Always Sometimes | Adi Alsaid

Never Always Sometimes | Adi Alsaid

Review: Title: Never Always Sometimes  | Goodreads Author: Adi Alsaid Publication: August 4th 2015 by Harlequin Teen Source: Publisher Format: ARC Genre: YA; Romance; Contemporary Best friends Dave and Julia were determined to never be cliché high school kids—the ones who sit at the same lunch table every day, dissecting the drama from homeroom and plotting their […]

2016 Blogging and Bookish Life Resolutions

2016 Blogging and Bookish Life Resolutions

I’ve never done Blogging/Bookish Life resolutions before, but after I saw that Bella was doing them, I realized what  an awesome idea it was!  I try and do resolutions every year, but this year I was more systematic and categorized my resolutions by topic.  This made it naturally easier to separate resolutions relating to my blog/bookish […]