You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner {ARC Review}

I received this ARC from Penguin Random House in exchange for an honest review. This in no way influences my opinion. When Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across the back of the Kingston School for the Deaf, she covers it up with a beautiful (albeit illegal) graffiti mural. Her supposed best … Continue reading You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner {ARC Review}

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli {ARC Review}

I received this book from Harper Collins in exchange for an honest review. This in no way influences my opinion. Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always … Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli {ARC Review}

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas {Book Review}

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 between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend, Khalil, at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, Khalil’s death … Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas {Book Review}

Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs {Book Review}

I received this book from Quirk Books in exchange for an honest review. This in no way influences my opinions. Goodreads Link Ever heard of Allied spy Noor Inayat Khan, a Muslim woman whom the Nazis considered “highly dangerous”? Or German painter and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian, who planned and embarked on the world’s first scientific … Continue reading Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs {Book Review}

The Princess Saves Herself in This One by Amanda Lovelace {Book Review}

Goodreads Link "ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales." a poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you. the princess, the damsel, & the queen piece together the … Continue reading The Princess Saves Herself in This One by Amanda Lovelace {Book Review}

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness {Book Review}

Goodreads Link The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming… This monster is something … Continue reading A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness {Book Review}

I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have to Kill You (Gallagher Girls #1) by Ally Carter {Book Review}

Goodreads Link Cammie Morgan is a student at the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women, a fairly typical all-girls school-that is, if every school taught advanced martial arts in PE and the latest in chemical warfare in science, and students received extra credit for breaking CIA codes in computer class. The Gallagher Academy might claim … Continue reading I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have to Kill You (Gallagher Girls #1) by Ally Carter {Book Review}

Gracie’s Song by Michelle Schlicher {Book Review}

(I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion). *Trigger Warning for physical abuse and mental abuse* Goodreads Link "Everything can be undone." That's what someone tells Gracie Brannen, but she's doubtful. After graduation, she walked away from everyone she knew with barely a word. Ten … Continue reading Gracie’s Song by Michelle Schlicher {Book Review}

Book Review: Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell

Goodreads Link 'Everybody likes everything these days. The whole world is a nerd.' 'Are you mad because other people like Star Wars? Are you mad because people like me like Star Wars?' 'Maybe.' If you broke Elena's heart, Star Wars would spill out. So when she decides to queue outside her local cinema to see … Continue reading Book Review: Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell

My Lady Jane by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, and Jodi Meadows {ARC Book Review}

(I received this ARC from my friend Avery through the North Texas Teen Book Festival). Goodreads Link Lady Jane Grey, sixteen, is about to be married to a total stranger—and caught up in an insidious plot to rob her cousin, King Edward, of his throne. But that’s the least of Jane’s problems. She’s about to become Queen … Continue reading My Lady Jane by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, and Jodi Meadows {ARC Book Review}

Book Review: Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott

Goodreads Link What would you do to save someone you love? Time is slipping away. . . . Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can't determine what's wrong, her parents decide to move to the middle of nowhere for the fresh air. She's lost her friends, her … Continue reading Book Review: Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott

Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass

NOTE: THIS REVIEW WILL HOLD SPOILERS FOR THE SELECTION SERIES UP UNTIL THE HEIR. Goodreads Link When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to hold her own Selection, she didn’t think she would fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors. She spent the first few weeks of the competition counting down the … Continue reading Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass