The Dead Queens Club

In a world where I rarely pick up books for my own reading pleasure – and by that I mean I’m usually so guilt-wracked over my unread ARCs that I have 600 books on my TBR (at least!), I just could not stop thinking about this book. I knew I wanted to read it from […]

Nobody Knows But You by Anica Mrose Rissi

This novel is told in epistolary style, in the form of letters from one girl to another after the summer camp that changed their lives. Kayla is the main character, and the story is about her tumultuous and instant friendship with Lainie at a summer camp that’s probably not that appropriate to send a bunch […]

One Small Thing by Erin Watt

I really enjoyed this novel. I felt like some of it was over the top, but I didn’t go into a romance about a rebellious girl and the boy who killed her sister expecting realism. For example, Beth’s parents are caricatures of overprotective parents. They desperately want to control everything Beth does including her future, […]

The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni

Before I get into a review of this book, the first thing I want to say is that if you start to read it, PLEASE finish it! Do not DNF. It is worth finishing. So this book. I enjoyed just about everything about this book. I loved the main character, Kiva. Sometimes I feel that […]

Love You To Death/Shadowland by Meg Cabot

This has been published a bunch of times since it first debuted in 2000 under the pen name Jenny Carroll, but the author is actually MEG CABOT from The Princess Diaries fame. Because it was originally published so long ago, back before what I consider to be YA’s explosion years (2005-ish), when it became incredibly […]

Witch by Finbar Hawkins

I did not enjoy most of this book. I don’t really want to write a ‘negative’ review, because I can see how some people might have enjoyed this. But the writing style – although unique, and with an excellent narrative voice, did not gel with me. The book was written with archaic language, playing with […]

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