I honestly think A Very Large Expanse of Sea is the best book I’ve reviewed on my blog so far. It is heart-breaking yet full of hope and forgiveness, and I haven’t felt that in a young adult novel before. It is picturesque and incredibly written, nothing but the best from Mafi. The plot and subject matter is heavy, but important. Let’s get into it!  Going into this book I knew I would love it because I had read Mafi’s other book series, Shatter Me….Continue Reading “A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi”

If you are looking for something cute, powerful, and heartwarming, On the Come Up by Angie Thomas is where you need to look. It deals with so many taboo topics like racism, sexism, police brutality, and the list literally goes on. It’s insane how much Thomas can fit into a 450 page novel, but somehow she does it effortlessly and creates amazing novels like this.  If you are an avid reader on my blog, which by the way you should be, you would remember the…Continue Reading “On the Come Up by Angie Thomas”

Book Release Tuesday: March 5 Last week, The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon was released. A new, awesome feminist fantasy novel with dragons. I was (and still am) super excited about this release, but I didn’t think it deserved it’s own post. This week, 3 exciting books come out that I think a lot of people would enjoy because, surprisingly a lot of people don’t like 800 page high fantasy novels… weird.  The first, and most popular release is Daisy Jones and…Continue Reading “Book Release Tuesday: March 5”

The novel that I just finished reading was The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand. Warning: this book is super sad, I cried at least 3 times, so if that isn’t your style, maybe read a different review.  This book follows Lex and her struggle coming to terms with her brother, Tyler, committing suicide. Yeah… it’s sad. Lex loses her friends and boyfriend because she wasn’t ready to open up about her feelings, and is all alone in this battle because her mother…Continue Reading “The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand”