Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

Title: Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World (eARC) Series: Aristotle and Dante #2 Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Genre: YA Coming of Age, Historical Fiction (1980s set) Blurb from Goodreads In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys in a border town fell in love. Now, they must … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach – Book Review

Title: Not Here to be Liked (eARC) Author: Michelle Quach Genre: Contemporary YA, High School Feminism Blurb from Goodreads Falling in love wasn't part of the plan. Eliza Quan fully expects to be voted the next editor in chief of her school paper. She works hard, she respects the facts, and she has the most … Continue reading Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach – Book Review

You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

Title: You’ve Reached Sam (eARC) Author: Dustin Thao Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Blurb from Goodreads Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Heartbroken, Julie skips his funeral, throws … Continue reading You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George – Book Review

Book Title: Princess of the Midnight Ball Book Series: The Princesses of Westfalin Trilogy, #1 Author: Jessica Day George Genre: Junior YA Fantasy, Fairytale Blurb from Goodreads A tale of twelve princesses doomed to dance until dawn… Galen is a young soldier returning from war. Rose is one of twelve princesses condemned to dance each … Continue reading Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George – Book Review

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver – Book Review

Book Title: Before I Fall Author: Lauren Oliver Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—"Cupid Day"—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is … until … Continue reading Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver – Book Review

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume – Book Review

Book Title: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Author: Judy Blume Genre: Contemporary, Coming of Age, Middle-Grade to Junior YA Blurb from Goodreads No one ever told Margaret Simon that eleven-going-on-twelve would be such a hard age. When her family moves to New Jersey, she had to adjust to life in the suburbs, a … Continue reading Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume – Book Review

The Butterfly Shell by Maureen White – Book Review

Book Title: The Butterfly Shell Author: Maureen White Genre/Category: Contemporary Junior YA Blurb from Goodreads There are some things about me you should know.1. I always wear my butterfly shell - even when I’m swimming or sleeping2. I don’t cut myself anymore3. I believe in ghosts. It's the beginning of First Year. Marie loves reading, … Continue reading The Butterfly Shell by Maureen White – Book Review

‘Everything Everything’ by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads My disease is as rare as it is famous. It’s a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, but basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in fifteen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one … Continue reading ‘Everything Everything’ by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads 'I got this whole-body feeling . . . it was like a message from future me to present me, telling me that in some way we weren’t just bound to happen, that we had, in some sense, already happened. It felt . . . inevitable.' So far, the inevitable hasn’t worked out … Continue reading We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman – eARC Book Review

Not My Problem by Ciara Smyth – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Aideen can fix anyone's problem - just not her own When Aideen agrees to help ambitious class swot Maebh Kowalska deal with her crazy workload, she doesn’t expect to end up reluctantly pushing Maebh down the stairs. With this, Aideen becomes the school ‘fixer’: any problem a student has, Aideen will sort … Continue reading Not My Problem by Ciara Smyth – eARC Book Review

Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Everyone likes Humaira "Hani" Khan—she’s easy going and one of the most popular girls at school. But when she comes out to her friends as bisexual, they invalidate her identity, saying she can’t be bi if she’s only dated guys. Panicked, Hani blurts out that she’s in a relationship…with a girl her … Continue reading Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar – eARC Book Review

Being Amani by Annabelle Steele – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads It's been over a year since that night and Amani hopes that starting all over again will help her move on from the past. So, when she moves to a new city, Amani wants to focus on her new life, her best friends and the boy she's been crushing on but everything … Continue reading Being Amani by Annabelle Steele – eARC Book Review