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

Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Published: September 17 2019 Pages: 310 Format: Hardback (Personal copy) Tags: Middle-Grade/Juvenile Lit, Realistic, Contemporary, Disability Representation, Diverse, High School, Growing Up, Love, PoC, School Life | Synopsis From Publisher | Just as Aven starts to feel comfortable in Stagecoach Pass, with her friends and schoolmates accustomed to her lack of “armage,” everything changes once … Continue reading Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Frankly In Love Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Frankly In Love by David Yoon Published: September 10 2019 Pages: 432 Format: E-book/Hardback library copy Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Realistic Fiction, Korean Culture, Bittersweet, High School, Nerd Life, Diverse | Synopsis From Publisher | High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ … Continue reading Frankly In Love Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Moxie Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu Published September 19 2017Pages: 330Format: Library Copy (Hardback)Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Feminism, High School, Realistic Fiction, Strong Female Lead, Mothers & Daughters | Synopsis From the Publisher | Vivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with her small-town Texas high school that thinks the football team can do no wrong. Fed … Continue reading Moxie Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Convenience Store Woman | Mini Review 🍙

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata Synopsis: From Goodreads: Keiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she would get on in the real world, so when she takes on a job in a convenience store while at university, they are delighted for her. For her part, in … Continue reading Convenience Store Woman | Mini Review 🍙