5 Under The Radar YA Books

I feel like sometimes with all the hype that surrounds certain YA books, there’s some really great books that get drowned out. The books below are a collection of five books that I thought were fairly under the radar. Hopefully at least of these books is a hidden gem for you and you find yourself […]

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles | Book Review

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles hit my radar via Twitter, I think when everyone was tweeting out the cover. FYI, that cover is PERFECT. Like, how could it not catch your eye immediately? So, I knew I had to read this book. Also, I am trying to learn more about the Black Lives […]

Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones? Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones honest to goodness appeals to me on the basis that there is an Ocean’s 11 comparison. Like, in all honesty, I haven’t actually SEEN Ocean’s 11 but I just really enjoy books that get compared to it. Anyways, I knew I had to […]

A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis? A Madness So Discreet is just another book in Mindy McGinnis’s wide repertoire of genres within the young adult market. I’ve read almost all of McGinnis’s books with mixed results. There’s some that really gelled with me and one that did not. So, […]

The Cost Of All Things by Maggie Lehrman | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Cost Of All Things by Maggie Lehrman? The Cost Of All Things by Maggie Lehrman was a book that I sort of automatically assumed was a contemporary book just by looking at the cover. I associated this book as being similar to a Melissa Kantor book, again based on […]

Finding Abbey Road | A Study In Charlotte | Stalking Jack The Ripper

Finding Abbey Road by Kevin Emerson is the final book of the Exile series. Straight up, this series is kind of awesome if you like contemporary books where music and bands and secrets play a strong role. I listened to the first two books via audiobook. They are superbly narrated by Emma Galvin. However, the last […]