Thank you to netgalley and Sourcebooks Fire for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Ariel is a senior in High school is working hard to make sure he's the perfect candidate for college. Between studying, volunteering and school band practice he doesn't have much time for himself but … Continue reading You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman | Review
One of my favorite books in 2016 was The Unexpected Everything. It as the perfect cute summer contemporary that I needed at that time. So I took Save the Date on holiday with me as it was a week by the beach, nothing like a cute YA contemporary for being by the beach. It's Charlie … Continue reading Save the Date by Morgan Matson | Review
As I do every year, at the beginning of 2018 I posted my most anticipatd releases for that year. (Check out 2019's!!) I thought it would be interesting to see the status of those books in relation to my reading, ie, "do I own them? have I read them?" etc. On the Come Up by … Continue reading Check In: Did I read my Most Anticipated 2018 books?
Content warnings: Anxiety attacks, cheating, homophobia, racism I'm sure you already know the synopsis of this book by now because it's everywhere, but if not here you go. Arthur is visiting New York for the summer whilst his mum does some lawyer-y business, and Ben is getting over a tough break up. They bump into … Continue reading What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera | Yes, It’s That Good
content warnings: murder, violence, slavery I cannot believe this series is actually over. Find my reviews for Illuminae and Gemina at the links provided. Everything comes to a head in this final novel with our survivors having to head back to Kerenza due to a lack of fuel. What they don't know is that there … Continue reading Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff | A Thrilling Finale
Thanks to Gollancz and netgalley for sending me a copy of the ebook and physical book in exchange for an honest review. Content warnings: violence, slavery, deathEmpress of All Seasons was one of my most anticipated reads of this year. We are thrown right into the high fantasy Feudal Japan inspired world which features Yōkai which … Continue reading Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean
Content warnings: Racism (towards black people and towards Eastern Asians, Bulimia/Anorexia/general eating disorders, homophobia, outing, self-abuse, substance abuse, prescribed drug addiction, sexual abuse, bullying, girl on girl hate After finishing Tiny Pretty Things I knew I had to get to this book pretty quickly because I needed to know what had happened. I had my … Continue reading Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton