5 Realistic Young Adult Books

Although I love my young adult stories with a side of magic and fantasy — sometimes I am down for a realistic story. The following five young adult books contain realistic stories and were especially captivating reads. I truly enjoyed the characterization, settings, and even romances featured within these books. Give them a chance — […]

The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews | Book Review

So, it turns out that Mary Kay Andrews writing really resonates with me. The Santa Suit was such a pleasure to read. I tore right through it. And now I have this whole backlist to check out — particularly with holiday themed reads. Love that for me. The Santa Suit follows Ivy Perkins who is a […]

The Orphan Witch by Paige Crutcher | DNF Review

What’s The Story Here? The Orphan Witch by Paige Crutcher is about a young woman named Persephone May. Abandoned at six weeks old, Persephone has always felt lonely. She drifts from job to job. Persephone doesn’t feel close bonds with anyone. That’s because when she cares about someone or makes too much eye contact, strange […]

Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon? Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon hit my radar because as you know Lily Menon is Sandhya Menon. So, this book is her debut into adult contemporary romance. And well, I have read all of Menon’s young adult books so far and […]

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi | Book Review

If I am looking for lush, then typically I look for something by Roshani Chokshi. After all, The Star Touched Queen was such a beautifully written, intricate book. I bought The Gilded Wolves from Barnes & Noble because I wanted to support authors of color with my dollars and also because it’s been on my I really want […]

Float Plan by Trish Doller | Book Review

I am obsessed with Trish Doller’s books. Her writing has spanned essentially the whole of my time blogging, so I feel a fondness for them – starting with Something Like Normal going all the way to Start Here and now her adult debut Float Plan. And you know what? I will gladly look forward to all of her […]