A Week Of Mondays | Kissing Ted Callahan | Read Bottom Up MINI-REVIEWS

Hello reader friends — I feel like it has been such a long time since I’ve really put effort into blogging. Let me tell you, they were not kidding when they said the first trimester is exhausting. I am finally coming out of the first with only a few short weeks to go. It is […]

Vivian Divine Is Dead by Lauren Sabel | Book Review

Vivian Divine Is Dead by Lauren Sabel is a super fast young adult contemporary book about this girl named Vivian Divine, as you may have surmised from the title. I wouldn’t say that it is especially amazing or the greatest, but if you are in the mood for a good transition book between heavier reads, […]

This Is Where The World Ends by Amy Zhang | Book Review

This Is Where The World Ends by Amy Zhang is her second book, and well, it certainly knocked my socks off just a little bit. Zhang’s sophomore novel is an emotional read about two teenagers who exist on opposite ends of the social spectrum, yet are secret best friends, yet have this weird codependent friendship. […]

Tonight The Streets Are Ours | Leila Sales | Book Review

Tonight The Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales was the best book at the best time for me. It’s one of those books that captures what it is like to be a disaffected youth and then, I guess, to set some boundaries and move beyond that feeling. I read this book when like 5 other […]

The Naughty List by Michael Fry and Bradley Jackson | Book Review

If you have a middle schooler who has already read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and is looking for another holiday read – why not hand them The Naughty List by Michael Fry and Bradley Jackson. While The Naughty List does not quite have the same religious undertones as The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, there is quite a bit of hilarity in […]

Allison: Wildlife | Fiona Wood | Book Review

This week, I read Wildlife by Fiona Wood. It was a book that had been on my radar for quite some time so when I saw it on the shelf at my local library I couldn’t resist the opportunity to borrow it. Why was it on my radar? First of all, it’s set in Australia […]