Book Reviews · Picture Books

ARC of The Very Last Leaf by Stef Wade (4⭐)

I received a digital ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Summary(Goodreads) Lance Cottonwood is the best and brightest of the leaves, but even the top students on the tree have worries. Can Lance conquer his fear of falling and just let go when the time comes for his final exam, or will… Continue reading ARC of The Very Last Leaf by Stef Wade (4⭐)

Blog Post · Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer – FairyLoot Edition!

I'll be hosting a giveaway for a FairyLoot Edition of A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer! Read on for details! Why am I hosting a giveaway? Last year I hosted a giveaway on my Instragram page for A Curse so Dark and Loneley by Brigid Kemmerer, so I thought it would be… Continue reading GIVEAWAY: A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer – FairyLoot Edition!

Book Reviews · Poetry

Japayuki: A Collection of Poems by Sandra Gibbons (3⭐)

I was given a free digital copy of this collection from booksirens.com in exchange for an honest review. Summary(Goodreads) Life is an existential argument. One that must be proven out—one way or another. In Sandra Gibbons' debut collection, she examines the implications of her childhood experiences on her perspectives and behaviors as a woman. As… Continue reading Japayuki: A Collection of Poems by Sandra Gibbons (3⭐)

Book Reviews · YA Historical Fiction · YA Thriller/Scary

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco (4⭐)

SUMMARYFrom Goodreads Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion... Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress… Continue reading Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco (4⭐)

Book Reviews · YA Fantasy

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan (3⭐) + Audible Review

SUMMARY(from Goodreads) Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It's the highest honor they could hope for...and the most demeaning. This year, there's a ninth. And instead of paper, she's made of fire. In this richly developed fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest… Continue reading Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan (3⭐) + Audible Review

Book Reviews · YA Sci-Fi

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (5⭐+)

SUMMARY(from Goodreads) The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch… A cocky diplomat with a… Continue reading Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (5⭐+)

Books Read · Wrap-Ups

July 2019 Books Read and Book Battle Wrap-Up

One thing I love about summer is how much I'm able to read! I read 16 books last month, and this month I've read 16 again! Once school starts again the end of August, I'll probably read .25 🤣 Book Battle This month I participated in Book Battle on Facebook. (Go Team Vanilla!) The Book… Continue reading July 2019 Books Read and Book Battle Wrap-Up

Book Reviews · contemporary

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch (5⭐)

SUMMARY(from Goodreads) Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She’s only there because it was her mother’s dying wish that she get to know her father. But what kind of father isn’t around for sixteen years? All Lina wants to do is… Continue reading Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch (5⭐)

Book Reviews · YA Romance

This Much is True (The Senator’s Son Book 2) by Anna Albo (1⭐)

SUMMARY(from Goodreads) Emma has everything she wants. Good friends, family who loves her and the boyfriend of her dreams. She's also finally rid nemesis Bianca Smythe from her life.  But life is full of twists and turns. The first is a phone call from her mother, the one who abandoned her twenty years ago. Suddenly… Continue reading This Much is True (The Senator’s Son Book 2) by Anna Albo (1⭐)