Title: What I Leave Behind Author: Alison McGhee Publisher: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books Publication Date: May 15th, 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Mental Health, Realistic Fiction Book Synopsis: After his dad commits suicide, Will tries to overcome his own misery by secretly helping the people around him in this story made up of one hundred chapters … Continue reading What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee [Review]
Leah on the Offbeat (Creekwood #2) by Becky Albertalli Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always … Continue reading Leah on the Offbeat: Very Very Offbeat and Hurtful to Me
The Prince and the Dressmaker is perfect for fans of the manga Princess Jellyfish and eccentric anime such as Ouran Highschool Host Club. It tells the story of a young prince Sebastian who loves to dress up as a woman known simply as Lady Cristallia. After seeing a young designer's talent, he hires her as … Continue reading The Prince and The Dressmaker by Jen Wang: ARC Review!
Marianne's Review: A Line in the Dark is not your typical f/f love story with a happy ending. In fact, itʼs not a love story, and the main character doesnʼt have a romance arc at all. A Line in the Dark is a tale of best friends, and what you find yourself doing for them … Continue reading A Line in the Dark: Blog Tour + Review!
“Every time it feels like itʼll last forever. The sorrow that rakes my skin. The guilt that grips my mind. The cold that pierces my bones and freezes my marrow. I want to cry out, but my throat is full of sin, and the moment stretches out like a piece of rubber being pulled and … Continue reading BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT: Blog Tour + Review!
I began to read this book at around 2AM, seeing as I had it as an eARC and didn't want to sleep. Word of advice: if you don't want to sleep, pick up this book! I was hypnotized from the very first sentence "I'm on the toilet at the 9:30 Club, and I'm wondering how mermaids … Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli [Review]
Marianne's Review: Sanctuary was just the book I needed to read to get out of a massive book slump. Liz as a protagonist is a dream come true: badass black attorney in a male-dominated company. Liz knows she has to hold her own and she does so spectacularly. I love how she has this “take … Continue reading Sanctuary: Rebekah Weatherspoon Does It Again!