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]

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo [Review] Perfect Adorable Summer Read!

I’m a sucker for romance. It’s my go-to genre in music, books, and film when I’m happy, sad, angry, frustrated, nostalgic, etc. The past few months, particularly from late March until the first week of June, the political situation where I live and study has been tense. During this time, especially the last few weeks, … Continue reading I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo [Review] Perfect Adorable Summer Read!

This Is How It Happened by Paula Stokes [Release Day Review] Insightful and Important!

The only other book I have read by Paula Stokes has been Girl Against The Universe, exactly a year ago. It was cute and super mental health positive, whereas This Is How It Happened is much more serious in the topics it tackles, and I think it is a good reflection of the times and … Continue reading This Is How It Happened by Paula Stokes [Release Day Review] Insightful and Important!

LOVE, AND YOU by Gretchen Gomez & HUMMINGBIRD by Sophia Elaine Hanson: Poetry Books to Add to Your TBR!

My Thoughts: It feels strange to rate and review this book, because you can really feel how deeply personal it is to the author. We see so many of her innermost thoughts, struggles, and insecurities in each poem, that you feel like you know the author personally after turning the last page. love, and you … Continue reading LOVE, AND YOU by Gretchen Gomez & HUMMINGBIRD by Sophia Elaine Hanson: Poetry Books to Add to Your TBR!

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

Review: Take a Chance by Micalea Smeltzer

Marianne's Review: As the title suggests, one must definitely take a chance with this series… It will really pay off for you. This is the last book of the Willow Creek series, and Micalea Smeltzer wrote it in such an honest, refreshing, romantic, hilarious, and overall amazing way. I really loved the protagonist for this book. … Continue reading Review: Take a Chance by Micalea Smeltzer

Joint Review: Paper Towns by John Green

Marianne's Review I've read John's most popular books: Looking for Alaska & The Fault in Our Stars  and loved them both immensely. I thought with this book, "hey, it's John Green OF COURSE I'm going to love it". Boy was I wrong. What I've come to realise with John Green books (after reading two of his books, … Continue reading Joint Review: Paper Towns by John Green