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 […]

Mini review for a binge reading: Playing with Monsters AND Sleeping with Monsters by Amelia Hutchins

Synopsis My coven has remained hidden in the shadows for centuries. We’ve avoided the ‘real world’ altogether; hiding from monsters and other creatures we share this planet with. We found protection in the Colville National Forest, nestled in a town protected by magical barriers. Our powers are locked by an ancient curse, one meant to […]

Us Against You by Fredrik Backman. Review of a Butterfly Effect! Story of hate. Story of passion and shame and choices.

Summary After everything that the citizens of Beartown have gone through, they are struck yet another blow when they hear that their beloved local hockey team will soon be disbanded. What makes it worse is the obvious satisfaction that all the former Beartown players, who now play for a rival team in Hed, take in […]

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J Maas: Review of a book I did not plan to read but a promise is a promise!

Synopsis In the next installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, follow Chaol on his sweeping journey to a distant empire.Chaol Westfall has always defined himself by his unwavering loyalty, his strength, and his position as the Captain of the Guard. But all of that has changed since the glass castle […]

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 […]