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Book Review: The Inheritance Games

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Genre(s): YA, Mystery, Thriller, Contemporary, Romance Published: September 2020 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Source: Physical Pages: 384 “If yes is no and once is never, then how many sides does a triangle have?” Rating Synopsis (from Goodreads) Avery Grambs has a plan for a better… Continue reading Book Review: The Inheritance Games

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Book Review: Bookish and the Beast

Bookish and the Beast by Ashley Poston Genre(s): YA, Romance, Contemporary, Retelling Published: August 4, 2020 Publisher: Quirk Books Source: Physical Pages: 288 “Sometimes the universe deals us fates that make us happy, but sometimes it simply deals us fates that make us.” Rating Synopsis (from Goodreads) Rosie Thorne is feeling stuck—on her college application… Continue reading Book Review: Bookish and the Beast

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Book Review: 10 Things I Hate About Pinky

10 Things I Hate About Pinky by Sandhya Menon Published July 2020 Genre(s): YA, Contemporary, Romance 368 pages “But listen, people can change all the time. Maybe not in big, profound ways, but in little, incremental ways that end up changing essential parts of them anyway. It’s like a Rubik’s Cube – you start with… Continue reading Book Review: 10 Things I Hate About Pinky

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Book Review: Serious Moonlight

Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett Published April 2019 Genre(s): YA, Contemporary, Romance, Mystery 426 pages “Family isn’t always blood, and it isn’t contained in a single tree. It’s a forest.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) Mystery-book aficionado Birdie Lindberg has an overactive imagination. Raised in isolation and homeschooled by strict grandparents, she’s cultivated a whimsical fantasy… Continue reading Book Review: Serious Moonlight

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Book Review: The Bridge of Little Jeremy

The Bridge of Little Jeremy by Indrajit Garai Published March 2019 Genre(s): YA, Fiction, Contemporary 370 pages “Life does look symmetric at its extremes.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) Jeremy’s mother is about to go to prison for their debt to the State. He is trying everything within his means to save her, but his options… Continue reading Book Review: The Bridge of Little Jeremy

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Book Review: As Old As Time

As Old As Time by Liz Braswell Published September 2016 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance 484 pages “Life is a strange mixture of all of these genres, she mused, and it doesn’t have nearly as neat and happy an ending as you often get in books.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) What if Belle’s mother cursed… Continue reading Book Review: As Old As Time

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Book Review: Tell Me Everything

Tell Me Everything by Sarah Enni Published February 2019 Genre(s): YA, contemporary 288 pages “’Never forget: Life begets art. To create your best work, you have to have something to art about.’” Rating Summary Ivy is basically invisible to everyone except her best friend, Harold. When Sophomore year starts up, Harold becomes busy leaving Ivy… Continue reading Book Review: Tell Me Everything

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Book Review: Spindle Fire

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer Published April 2017 Genre(s): YA, fantasy, retelling, romance 353 pages “More true to life. Because we’re all stumbling through darkness, really. None of us knows where we’re heading. Not in the bigger picture anyway.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) A kingdom burns. A princess sleeps. This is no fairy tale. It… Continue reading Book Review: Spindle Fire

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Book Review: Starry Eyes

Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Published April 2018 Genre(s): YA, contemporary, romance 421 pages “‘Don’t be cautious. Be careful,’ she reminds me. Cautious people are afraid of the unknown and avoid it. Careful people plan so that they’re more confident when they face the unknown.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) Ever since last year’s homecoming dance,… Continue reading Book Review: Starry Eyes

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Book Review: One Breath Away

One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf Published June 2012 Genre(s): Fiction, mystery, thriller, suspense 379 pages “We’re always one breath away from something, living or dying, sometimes it just can’t be helped.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, an unknown man armed with a gun walks into an elementary… Continue reading Book Review: One Breath Away