Ryan’s Bed by Tijan: Ugly Cry Review

I wanted…so many things. I was a boiling mess with deep emotions churning in my belly ready to explode in a vomit of screams and rant. Synopsis I crawled into Ryan Jensen’s bed that first night by accident.I barely knew him. I thought it was his sister’s bed—her room. It took seconds to realize my […]

Review for The Ultimate Reading Challenge: Puddle Jumping by Amber Johnson

Review for The Ultimate Reading Challenge Once again Angelica (Angie) from Collector of Book Boyfriend and now Angela from Reading Frenzy enrolled me for another challenge. Read each month one book following their lead. January’s theme: re read an old favorite. I have many old favorites but I wanted to read something about a flawed […]

Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp: review

Nerve racking with an oppressive mood. Synopsis Best friends Corey and Kyra were inseparable in their snow-covered town of Lost Creek, Alaska. When Corey moves away, she makes Kyra promise to stay strong during the long, dark winter, and wait for her return.Just days before Corey is to return home to visit, Kyra dies. Corey […]

Rules of Rain by Leah Scheier Review

Moving realistic and funny story about growing up and living with sibbling being “different”. Synopsis A dramatic new novel about the bond between a teen and her twin brother. Rain has taken care of Ethan all of her life. Before she even knew what autism meant, she’s been her twin brother’s connection to the hostile […]

YA Review: Black Bird of the Gallow by Meg Kassel

A September Goodreads Best Book of the Month* A simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear, the morgues will soon be full. Angie Dovage can tell there’s more to Reece Fernandez than just the tall, brooding athlete who has her classmates swooning, but she can’t imagine his presence signals a tragedy that will […]

YA Mystery review: First We Were IV by Alexandra Sirowy

It started for pranks, fun, and forever memories. A secret society – for the four of us. The rules: Never lie. Never tell. Love each other. We made the pledge and danced under the blood moon on the meteorite in the orchard. In the spot we found the dead girl five years earlier. And discovered […]