A Pho Love Story | ARC Review

Published: February 9th 2021 Pages: 416 Format: eBook (ARC) Tag: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Realistic Fiction, Asian Lit, PoC | Synopsis from the Publisher | If Bao Nguyen had to describe himself, he’d say he was a rock. Steady and strong, but not particularly interesting. His grades are average, his social status unremarkable. He works … Continue reading A Pho Love Story | ARC Review

New Year’s Kiss | ARC Review

Published: December 1st 2020 Pages: 240 Format: eBook (ARC) Tag: Young Adult, Contemporary, Realism, Romance, Holiday | Synopsis from the Publisher | Tess and her opinionated older sister Lauren are spending the week after Christmas at the snowy Evergreen Lodge in Vermont and they aren’t happy about it. Their stern grandmother, who owns the holiday … Continue reading New Year’s Kiss | ARC Review

The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss | ARC Review

Published: January 5th 2021 Pages: 368 Format: eBook (ARC) Tags: Young Adult, Romance, Mental Health/Neurodivese, Science-Mathematics, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction | Synopsis from the Publisher | Seventeen-year-old Evie Beckham has never been interested in dating. She's been fully occupied by her love of mathematics and her frequent battles with anxiety (and besides, she's always found the … Continue reading The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss | ARC Review

Everything I Thought I Knew | ARC Review

Everything I Thought I Knew by Shannon Takaoka Everything I Thought I Knew Book Cover Published: October 13th, 2020 Pages: 320 Format: eBook ARC Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance | Synopsis from the Publisher | Seventeen-year-old Chloe had a plan: work hard, get good grades, and attend a top-tier college. But after she collapses during … Continue reading Everything I Thought I Knew | ARC Review

The Code for Love and Heartbreak | ARC Review

The Code for Love and Heartbreak by Jillian Cantor Published: October 6, 2020 Pages:304 Format: e-ARC Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, High School | Synopsis from the Publisher | Emma Woodhouse is a genius at math, but clueless about people. After all, people are unreliable. They let you down—just like Emma's sister, Izzy, did this year, when she … Continue reading The Code for Love and Heartbreak | ARC Review

Recommended For You | ARC Review

Recommended For You by Laura Silverman Published: September 1 2020 Pages: 272 Format: e-ARC Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Realistic Fiction, Jewish Faith, Same-Sex Parents | Synopsis from Publisher | Shoshanna Greenberg loves working at Once Upon, her favorite local bookstore. And with her moms fighting at home and her beloved car teetering on the … Continue reading Recommended For You | ARC Review

My Dark Vanessa Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Published: March 10 2020 Pages: 384 Format: eBook (Library Copy) Tags: Fiction, Contemporary, High School, Realism, Abuse | Synopsis From the Publisher | 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher.2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against … Continue reading My Dark Vanessa Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

A Castle in the Clouds Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Published: January 28 2020 Pages: 336 Format: Ebook (ARC copy) Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Mystery | Synopsis From the Publisher | Way up in the Swiss mountains, there's an old grand hotel steeped in tradition and faded splendor. Once a year, when the famous New Year's Eve Ball takes place and guests from all … Continue reading A Castle in the Clouds Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read