Book Review: I’m The Girl by Courtney Summers

Confession: I’ve never read a Courtney Summers book that I didn’t fan girl over. When I caught my first glance of I’m The Girl, I knew I had to have her…I mean it. After reading it, I have to say that my record with Courtney Summers remains unchallenged. Aspera! It’s a lure, a promise, a curse. Aspera […]

Book Review: Three Kisses, One Midnight by Roshani Chokshi, Sandhya Menon, and Evelyn Skye

Not only is it Halloween, but also the 400thanniversary of the founding of Moon Ridge. There is a legend that every century The Lady of Moon Ridge comes from the stars and walks through the town leaving love in her wake. The Coven—the name of high school friends Onny, True, and Ash—are hoping the legend […]

Book Review: How to Date a Superhero (and Not Die Trying) by Cristina Fernandez

Astrid is in college and, along with a very detailed life plan (she wants to become a doctor), she also meticulously plans each and every busy minute in each and every day. Advanced science labs, Organic Chemistry, volunteer hours, the opportunity to work in a research lab, study time; each has been carefully fit into […]

Book Review: Violet Made of Thorns by Gina Chen

Violet Made of Thorns is an exciting fairy-tale type YA fantasy with a morally ambiguous lead character and a very hot enemies-to-lovers subplot.  And it all works so well! Violet was a homeless girl who inadvertently saved the life of a young prince who the Fates had intended to die. What dos a grateful king […]

Book Review: The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont

The premise of The Christie Affair is loosely tied to the very sensational events of 1926 when mystery author Agatha Christie disappeared for eleven day after finding out that her husband was having an affair. The burb reads: Nina de Gramont’s The Christie Affair is a beguiling novel of star-crossed lovers, heartbreak, revenge, and murder—and a brilliant re-imagination of one […]

Book Review: Beautiful Little Fools by Jillian Cantor

To be totally transparent, I’ve never been a huge fan of The Great Gatsby. It was Daisy that I never could really empathize with in any way. I was intrigued with the cover of Beautiful Little Fools when I saw it on Netgalley and was a little disappointed when I realized it was a Gatsby […]

Book Review – Keanu Reeves: Most Triumphant by Alex Pappademas

As a long-time fan of Keanu Reeves I wanted to like this book so much! I’m always interested in learning a little bit more about the behind the scenes reality of my favorite movies and actors. Unfortunately Keanu Reeves: Most Triumphant just didn’t deliver for me. The author seems to have made a valiant attempt […]

Book Review: This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel

Six months ago, while still mourning the loss of their mom, Natalie’s sister Kit decided to go to Wisewood. Natalie hasn’t seen or heard from Kit since then. One night Natalie gets an email from a Wisewood account that says only, “Would you like to come tell your sister what you did—or should we?” Although […]

Book Review: Midlife Bites by Jen Mann

How have I gone this long without having Jen Mann in my life? Several months ago I saw a book entitled Midlife Bites on Netgalley. As someone who is in that particular time of life—and has discovered it can indeed bite—I requested it immediately. Admittedly I sometimes request ARCs based on title alone only to […]

Book Review: Little Souls by Sandra Dallas

Little Souls by Sandra Dallas is a historical novel set in Denver, Colorado in 1918. It starts off strong as the main character Lucretia, or Lutie, as she’s called is walking home from her job. She comes across a small crowd gathered around a soldier, watching as the poor man dies from Spanish Flu. Hurrying home, […]