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!
Camila's Review: Its hard enough to get me into sci-fi, make it YA and I'll do my best to skip it. So why did I decide to pick up this one? Simply because my friends will not shut up about it (plus the cover is stunning) and I can see why. "...the truth was a … Continue reading Want by Cindy Pon: A New YA Series to Look Out For!
"...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
Cam's Thoughts: “It wasn’t enlightenment to live like you had no history and no consequences. The world wasn’t just made out of instants‒it was made out of plans, too, and the ability to learn from your mistakes” I’m a huge fan of cute contemporary YA novels but I don't pick them up very often. The … Continue reading Noteworthy by Riley Redgate [Reviews]: A Musical Journey to Self Discovery
Marianne's Thoughts: "For as long as I could remember, I had been apologizing for existing, for trying to be who I was, to live the life I was meant to lead." If I Was Your Girl is one of those books that stays with you a long time after finishing it. It's one that keeps … Continue reading If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo [Review]: All Kinds of Adorable. Pick This Up!
Jennifer's Review: "Sometimes your world shakes so hard, it's difficult to imagine that everyone else isn't feeling it too." From the start, The Sun is Also a Star gripped my heart forcefully and made me love every moment of it. It tells the stories of Natasha, a young Jamaican girl who's being deported with her … Continue reading The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon [Reviews]: A Story of Hope and Young Romance
“I think it is our nature to believe evil always has an ugly face,” he said, ignoring my question. “Beauty is supposed to be good and kind, and to discover it otherwise is like a betrayal of trust. A violation of the nature of things.” Cécile de Troyes’ life changes forever when she’s kidnapped and … Continue reading Stolen Songbird Trilogy by Danielle L. Jensen [SPOILER FREE REVIEWS]: A Magical and Heart-Breaking Trilogy