Everything I Never Told You | Celeste Ng

Review: Title: Everything I Never Told You Author: Celeste Ng Publication: June 26th 2014 by Penguin Press Source: Barnes and Noble Format: Paperback Date Read: December 2016 Genre: Fiction; Mystery; Historical Fiction “Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia […]

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 […]

Eligible | Curtis Sittenfeld

Eligible | Curtis Sittenfeld

This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help—and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray.

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–

Away We Go | Emil Ostrovski| Blog Tour

Away We Go | Emil Ostrovski| Blog Tour

It seems like just last week I was in the same position… oh wait, I was!  Here I am, back with another (lovely) Irish Banana Book Tour. I was lucky enough to receive an e-ARC of Away We Go from the lovely Greenwillow Books for review as part of this tour!  Although this is not my first […]

A Drop of Night | Stefan Bachmann | Blog Tour

A Drop of Night | Stefan Bachmann | Blog Tour

Hello all!  I’m so stoked to be sharing info about this book with you all, AND to be participating in my second Irish Banana Book Tour.  I had the pleasure of receiving a copy of A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachmann for review. Review: Title: A Drop of Night Author: Stefan Bachmann Publishing: March 15th 2016 by Greenwillow Books Source: […]

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 […]