Graphic Novel Reviews: Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol & All Summer Long by Hope Larson


 I was sent these graphic novels for review from Macmillan-First Second Reads. All thoughts and opinions are honest & my own.  I've read Anya's Ghost and I really enjoyed it. So, I knew very well that I wouldn't have a problem reading this. Vera is eight & nine-years-old in this graphic memoir and dreams of … Continue reading Graphic Novel Reviews: Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol & All Summer Long by Hope Larson

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Turtles All The Way Down by John Green {spoiler free review}


"Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She is … Continue reading Turtles All The Way Down by John Green {spoiler free review}

Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert / mental health book bingo


Suzette "Little" is in the midst of discovering her sexuality after her first relationship with a girl at her boarding school she attended in Massachusetts; where she was sent shortly after her brother's bipolar diagnosis. The story is set in her hometown, California and Suzette is home for the summer trying to rekindle the relationship … Continue reading Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert / mental health book bingo

Eliza & Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia / mental health book bingo


*trigger warning for suicidal thoughts and death*  Eliza is the creator of a popular web-comic, Monstrous Sea and essentially is "internet famous". Eliza lives two lives, her in-real-life as Eliza Mirk and her Internet-life as LadyConstellation where she talks on forums and chats with other fans of her web-comic. One day at school, Eliza is introduced … Continue reading Eliza & Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia / mental health book bingo

ARC REVIEW: I Hate Everyone But You by Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin


Title: I Hate Everyone But You Author: Allison Raskin, Gaby Dunn Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Pub. Date: September 5, 2017 Rating: 4 out of 5 stars I was sent this book for review from the publisher via Net Galley. This does not change any of my opinions. Ava and Gen have been best friends for as … Continue reading ARC REVIEW: I Hate Everyone But You by Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin

ARC REIVEW: The Big F by Maggie Ann Martin (spoiler free)


Title: The Big F Author: Maggie Ann Martin Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Pub. Date: August 29, 2017 Rating: 4.5 / 5 Stars   I was sent an advanced readers copy of this book from the author. All opinions are my own.  Danielle has had her college plans all set for her. She would be … Continue reading ARC REIVEW: The Big F by Maggie Ann Martin (spoiler free)

Honey Girl by Lisa Freeman [spoiler-free review]


  Title: Honey Girl Author: Lisa Freeman Paperback: 288 pages Publication Date: March 17th 2015 Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult, LGBTQIA+ Rating:    I was sent this book from the publicist for an honest review. This does not change my opinions of the book in any way. Set in the summer of 1972 in California, we follow 15 year old, Nani who is dealing … Continue reading Honey Girl by Lisa Freeman [spoiler-free review]

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson


  Title:  Since You've Been Gone  Author: Morgan Matson Paperback: 464 pages Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Rating:        Disclaimer: There are minor spoilers in this review.  One of my favorite book tropes is friend to romance. Once I figured out while reading that this is what SYBG would become, I was immediately more hooked than I was … Continue reading Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han (contains spoilers)


  Title:  Always and Forever, Lara Jean Author:  Jenny Han Hardback: 404 pages Publication Date: May 2nd, 2017 Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Rating:        Many, many, many tears later...I am very satisfied with the ending to my favorite trilogy of all time. Here come some more tears. I've read Lara Jean's story a total of five times and … Continue reading Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han (contains spoilers)