9 Books That Will Give You The Feels

When I am reading a book, my number one requirement is to feel something – whether it is for a romance, excitement for the plot or a sense of place. I need to get some kind of emotion for what I am reading. It is why I love young adult books so much. However, as […]

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 […]

Next Year In Havana by Chanel Cleeton | Book Review

Next Year In Havana by Chanel Cleeton surprised me with how excellent it was. I did not know anything about the Cuban revolution going in. All I had to go on was some bloggers talking about how enjoyable it was via twitter. In addition, there’s the gorgeous cover which is the easiest way to get […]

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz | Book Review

The Inexplicable Logic Of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz is one of those books that I just HAD to read. I mean you would feel the same way if you’ve read Aristotle And Dante Discover The Secrets Of The Universe. My only real hesitation was if this book would be quite as good as my […]

Joyride by Anna Banks | Book Review

You guys! I am here to tell you that I am so beyond glad I did not write an author off because of one book I did not gel with. As you may not recall because you probably read other blogs and this was like two years ago, but I read Of Poseidon by Anna Banks and did […]

Summer Of The Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall | Book Review

After The Summer Of The Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall passed my threshold, I looked at it with optimism, but not much motivation. Friends, this book sat on my Kindle and then in my house for YEARS because I can sometimes be a terrible blogger. I decided to make McCall’s contemporary-fantasy retelling a summer priority in order to kill two birds with one stone — read an old book from my TBR pile and thus be able to pass it on and also to remove a Netgalley book from my queue. Also, because The Odyssey is mad awesome.