Mini Reviews #9: Field Notes On Love, Gossip Girl and A King Arthur Retelling

Hey everyone! I'm back with a few more mini reviews. Unfortunately, I haven't done a wrap-up in almost a month, but I've read quite a few books since my roundup post. This one is going to be pretty short because I've fallen behind and I'm trying to catch up. These are books I read in…

Mini Reviews #7: Asian YA Authors Edition

Hey y'all! First I want to apologize for my absence on here. I thought I'd be more active in the blogosphere in April, but that hasn't quite panned out and I've fallen behind on tags and reviews. However, my blog did hit a milestone during my absence: 500 followers. Thank you so much to each…

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas | A Surprising Read

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas Published February 5, 2019 by Balzer + BrayGenre: Contemporary | Audience: Young AdultRating: 5/5 stars Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least make it out of her neighborhood one day. As the daughter of an underground rap legend who…

Mini Reviews #6: Recent Reads Edition

Hey everyone! It feels as if I've neglected my precious little blog because I haven't been very active on here. Work is keeping busy so there isn't a lot of time for blogging. My priority when I get home is getting to bed by 10:00 p.m. However, I managed to finished a few books recently…

Bookish Gift Ideas: Book Recommendations

Tis the season of giving so I decided to recommend some books that I think would be great for gifting. I categorized them by target audience and hope you find the perfect book for someone on your Christmas list. You can click the photo to go to the Goodreads page. If you need other bookish…

Mini Reviews #3: YA Contemporary Edition

Hey everyone! May has been an interesting reading month because I've only read ONE fantasy novel so far. That's unheard of and I don't recognize myself because 98 percent of the books I read are fantasy. However, I have been in the mood for contemporary and I'm really enjoying that. This edition of mini reviews…

Review: Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi

About the Book Release Date: March 27, 2018 | Genre: Contemporary | Young Adult | My Rating: 3.5/5 stars For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesn’t actually know anything about her. When Penny heads…

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins – A Mess

Title: Anna and the French Kiss Author: Stephanie Perkins Publication Date: December 2, 2010 Genre: Contemporary My rating: 2/5 stars Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less…

Review: Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

About the Book Publication Date: May 30, 2017 | Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult | Rating: 4.5 stars Her story is a phenomenon. Her life is a disaster.In the real world, Eliza Mirk is shy, weird, and friendless. Online, she’s LadyConstellation, the anonymous creator of the wildly popular webcomic Monstrous Sea. Eliza can’t imagine enjoying the…