Sadie by Courtney Summers. Is the hype deserved? Yes but …

Synopsis Sadie hasn’t had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she’s been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie’s entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is […]

Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel: How did she make me fall head over heels for a “villain”????

Synopsis KEEPER OF THE BEES is a tale of two teens who are both beautiful and beastly, and whose pasts are entangled in surprising and heartbreaking ways.Dresden is cursed. His chest houses a hive of bees that he can’t stop from stinging people with psychosis-inducing venom. His face is a shifting montage of all the […]

I Have Lost my Way by Gayle Forman…when I cried on the Eurostar and my daughter just pretended I was NOT her mom!

Synopsis A powerful display of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay. Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from home to find the boy that he loves, and Nathaniel is arriving in New […]

Children of Blood and Bones by Tomi Adeyemi: Deserving all the hype!

Synopsis They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us.Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji […]

The Mortician’s Daughter by C.C. Hunter : 5 stars review and broken Kindle!

Synopsis Her dad’s job is with the dead . . . and he’s bringing his work home with him. Once again, seventeen-year-old Riley Smith is the new kid in school and her dad’s career has her back to being dubbed a freak. Truth is, she’s a much bigger freak than her classmates think. The only […]

I’ll Meet you There by Heather Demetrios: 6 stars …because I can!

Synopsis If Skylar Evans were a typical Creek View girl, her future would involve a double-wide trailer, a baby on her hip, and the graveyard shift at Taco Bell. But after graduation, the only thing separating Skylar from art school is three months of summer…until Skylar’s mother loses her job, and Skylar realizes her dreams […]