The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli [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]

Review: The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman

In the sequel to the incredible The Invisible Library, we have our favorite Librarian spy on the hunt for the abduction of her apprentice, Kai, which could unfold a war between the reality loving Dragons and chaotic Fae. Armed with her wits and skills, Irene will have to travel between dimensions, face off formidable foes, … Continue reading Review: The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman

The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke Review: A New Favorite Series!

"All the facts in history books couldn’t prepare someone for standing in a place where history was present tense". It's going to be easier for me to just jot down what I loved about this book that try and elaborate an essay so here we go: This book definitely falls on the heavier, darker side … Continue reading The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke Review: A New Favorite Series!

Blog Tour: The Dire King by William Ritter [Review+Giveaway!]

  The Dire King (Jackaby #4) by William Ritter Release Date: August 22nd 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Historical Fiction Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Synopsis: The thrilling conclusion to the New York Times best-selling series the Chicago Tribune called “Sherlock Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer” sends the eccentric detective and his indispensible assistant … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Dire King by William Ritter [Review+Giveaway!]

Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter [Review]: Spell-binding and Surprising with Every Turn

In the third installment of the series, we finally find ourselves facing the bewildering and ominous menace that has been lurking from the first pages of Jackaby, and Beastly Bones. Also, pieces and clues are found about the mysterious murder of Jenny Cavanaugh, the local ghoul in 926 Augur Lane, in time for the 10th … Continue reading Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter [Review]: Spell-binding and Surprising with Every Turn

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett [Review]: A Cinematographic & Romantic Wonder

I have been blessed to encounter Contemporary Romance books this year that I love, this one being a definite 5 stars at the top. Alex, Approximately was hooking from the first page, especially with the many movie references, as well as quotes at the start of every chapter. The main character, Bailey Rydell aka "Mink" … Continue reading Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett [Review]: A Cinematographic & Romantic Wonder

If Birds Fly Back by Carlie Sorosiak ARC Review: A Contemporary Worth Remembering.

I don’t consider myself a big fan of summer contemporaries simply because I live on an island where it's practically summer every single day. I always find them cliche and predictable, especially with the whole tourist aspect which I hate. If Birds Fly Back is the complete and total opposite of what I just described. … Continue reading If Birds Fly Back by Carlie Sorosiak ARC Review: A Contemporary Worth Remembering.

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Review]: A Thank You Letter

"...that's the funny thing about wishes—only when one comes tru do you realize the full scope of that wish. What you really wanted. The beauty of it.  The complexity. The cost." My tbr has been steadily taken over by #ownvoices reads and I honestly can’t complain.  When I got approved on Netgalley for this novel … Continue reading How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Review]: A Thank You Letter

{Release day} The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman captures all the things I like to find in a book: a good mystery, action, books, and a hint of romance. From the beginning, I connected with the main character, Irene, who's a Librarian. Except her job is much more complicated than how it sounds. She is a spy … Continue reading {Release day} The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Review: Beastly Bones by William Ritter

Once again William Ritter hands a story equal parts interesting and original, with extraordinary plot elements and characters that jump off the page. The enigmatic and eccentric detective Jackaby and assistant Abigail Rook embark on a journey outside of the city of New Fiddleham, and into the country for one of Abigail's passions: archeology. Only … Continue reading Review: Beastly Bones by William Ritter