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!

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Walking on Knives by Maya Chabbra: Mini ARC Review!

I wanted to love this a lot more than I actually did. It started out strong but the story got a bit mixed up in the middle and it was all around difficult for me to feel attached to any of the characters. I did enjoy that it was a retelling of the Little Mermaid … Continue reading Walking on Knives by Maya Chabbra: Mini ARC Review!

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez [Review] – What Does It Mean to Be Yourself? + Meet Malú!

The First Rule of Punk is a fun middle grade book about a Mexican-American girl who whose mother has relocated them to Chicago for a new job. I really liked a lot of things about Malú from the beginning, because it was completely relatable to me to see her struggling with her identity. She doesn’t … Continue reading The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez [Review] – What Does It Mean to Be Yourself? + Meet Malú!

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

Eye Candy by Jessica Lemmon: Mini Review!

Considering my bad luck lately with Romance books, I was kind of dreading going into this one.  That quickly changed when I realized my favorite trope being used.  Eye Candy is a friends-to-lovers story mixed with an office romance that surprisingly made things even better. Jackie and Vince are both divorcees with their own jaded … Continue reading Eye Candy by Jessica Lemmon: Mini Review!

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.