OCD, The Dude, And Me | Lauren Roedy Vaughn | Book Review

There are times where I basically pick up a book to read on the basis of it being short. I realize that is not always the best thing to look for, but there it is. I do that. And yes, it totally does set me up to fail, at least as far as my enjoyment […]

In The Shadow Of Blackbirds | Cat Winters | Book Review

I could seriously kick myself in the shin for waiting so darn long to read In The Shadow Of Blackbirds by Cat Winters. I have had this really awesome book just sitting on my Kindle for months and I just kept on passing over it — for some good books and some bad books. BUT YOU […]

Control | Lydia Kang | Book Review

I am going to state right now that I am a tiny bit surprised at how much I enjoyed Control by Lydia Kang. This is not to say that I went into the book expecting to hate it, far from it. Yet I had read a few reviews that made me kind of apprehensive. ALSO! Control does […]

Allison: If You Could Be Mine | Sara Farizan | Book Review

When I first heard about If You Could Be Mine, I knew I had to read it. I was so excited that I had found another book that included diversity in the young adult world! Honestly, that is something that is still sadly missing in a lot of ways. Especially when it comes to stories […]

Allison: Nick and Tesla’s High Voltage Danger Lab | “Science Bob” Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith | Book Review

Nick and Tesla’s High Voltage Danger Lab is the first book in a new middle grade series written by “Science Bob” Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith. It follows twelve year old twins Nick and Tesla as they are sent to live with their uncle after their parents mysteriously vanish. The twins are bright and have a […]

Fault Line | Christa Desir | Book Review

One of my favorite things about young adult fiction is that it allows readers to experience the darker aspects of life in a safe place. At the same time, not every teenager is shielded from the harsh realities of life and so, for some readers YA can provide a way of processing what has happened […]