young adult

Book Review: For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

Book Review: For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

How Excited Was I To Read For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund? I was excited because this was my first time borrowing a kindle book from the library – surprisingly easy! Nervous because it was an updated – possibly sci fi – take on one of my favorite books, Persuasion. Book Rating: 4/5. [...]

Book Review: Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

Book Review: Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

How Excited Was I To Read Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Stromeyer? I liked the title – I mean, who wouldn’t? It sounded cute, so I was moderately excited. Book Rating: 3/5. It was okay. Definitely cute. But it could have been MORE. Book Jacket: Gigi, Bea, and Neerja are best friends [...]

Book Review: Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

Book Review: Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

How Excited Was I To Read Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin? To be honest, not that excited at all! The plot sounded a bit contrived, and I was expecting a lot of melodrama. Book Rating: 4/5. I really need to go back to out of five, because I think that gives my opinion best. [...]

Book Review: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Book Review: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

How Excited Was I to Read Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares? 10. I had a feeling I was really going to enjoy it. The book had received high marks from other blogs I trust, and it sounded like fun! How Excited Am I Now? 10! This book was a home run for me… Book Jacket: “I’ve left some [...]

Book Review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Book Review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Book Jacket: Everyone knows that Chelsea Knot can’t keep a secret Until now. Because the last secret she shared turned her into a social outcast—and nearly got someone killed. Now Chelsea has taken a vow of silence—to learn to keep her mouth shut, and to stop hurting anyone else. And if she thinks keeping secrets [...]

Joint Book Review: Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway aka the coolest author EVER

Joint Book Review: Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway aka the coolest author EVER

We are currently in the midst of 3 days of Audrey Wait! love. Today, we are whetting your appetite with our book review. Later this week, we will feature an interview with author Robin Benway and a playlist she made for us! That’s right, a SUMMER PLAYLIST from ROBIN BENWAY. If you have read Audrey [...]

Book Review: Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

Book Review: Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

How Excited Was I To Read Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John?: 10. I love books with a heavy focus on bands and/or music. Remember Take A Bow? And then I heard about this book. It’s about a band (awesome). In Seattle (sounds great). In high school (yay YA). And the main character is [...]