Not Here to Be Liked | ARC Review

Not Here to Be Liked | Michelle Quach Published: September 14 2021 Format: eBook (ARC) Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, High School, Asian/South Asian Lit, Romance | Synopsis from the Publisher | Eliza Quan is the perfect candidate for editor in chief of her school paper. That is, until ex-jock Len DiMartile decides on a whim to run … Continue reading Not Here to Be Liked | ARC Review

The Ones We’re Meant to Find | Quick Take Review

The Ones We're Meant to Find | Joan He Published: May 4th 2021 Format: Hardcover Tags: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopian | Synopsis from the Publisher | Cee has been trapped on an abandoned island for three years without any recollection of how she arrived, or memories from her life prior. All she knows is that somewhere … Continue reading The Ones We’re Meant to Find | Quick Take Review

My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (YA Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

What to Read Wednesdays

My Favorite Stand-Alone Young Adult Books I find it really rare these days to pick up a book that's stand-alone, unless its literary fiction or non-fiction. The young adult genre seems to be saturated with series these days, so I wanted to highlight some of my favorite stand-alone books in this genre today. Sometimes stand-alones … Continue reading My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (YA Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

The Forest of Stolen Girls | ARC Review

The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur Published: April 20 2021 Format: eBook (ARC) Tags: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Sisters | Synopsis from the Publisher | Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious in the forest, near a gruesome crime scene. The … Continue reading The Forest of Stolen Girls | ARC Review

Pride & Premeditation | ARC Review

Pride & Premeditation by Tirzah Price Published: April 6 2021 Format: eBook (ARC) Tags: Young Adult, Mystery, Historical Fiction, Retellings, Romance | Synopsis from the Publisher | When a scandalous murder shocks London high society, seventeen-year-old aspiring lawyer Lizzie Bennet seizes the opportunity to prove herself, despite the interference of Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, the stern young heir … Continue reading Pride & Premeditation | ARC Review

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