The Hate U Give – Review

"When I was twelve, my parents had two talks with me. One was the usual birds and bees. The other talk was about what to do if a cop stopped me." The Hate U Give has been at the top of the New York Times Bestselling list for an impressive 51 weeks. Once you open [...]

Red Clocks – Review

"Two years ago the United States Congress ratified the Personhood Amendment, which gives the constitutional right to life, liberty, and property to a fertilized egg at the moment of conception." Red Clocks introduces us to a chilling future. Unlike most dystopians, though, this future is closer to modern day. As you read, you become aware [...]

Pride & Prometheus – Review

"It showed that people could convince themselves of things that, in a sober moment, they would recognize were not true." Pride and Prometheus is the delightful combination of two beloved classics: Jane Austin's Pride & Prejudice with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. While it may seem difficult to imagine how the two stories could merge, John Kessel [...]

Things To Do When It’s Raining – Review

"Some things are better kept secret. And some things are not: life's most difficult task is to know which is which." Things To Do When It's Raining is a novel full of all the deep feelings. Prepare yourself for a novel full of tragedy and heartbreaking beauty. Marissa Stapley takes you into the reality of [...]

The Ambrose Deception – Review + GIVEAWAY

Melissa is a nobody. Wilf is a slacker. Bondi is a show-off. At least that's what their middle school teachers think. To everyone's surprise, they are the three students chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, solving clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago. At first the three contestants work independently, but [...]

Bone Music – Review

"They didn't plan to kill my mother." Charlotte Rowe has never led a normal life. Her mother killed in a tragic twist of fate by two serial killers. Taken by the killers and raised as their own until the FBI finally caught up to them. Reunited with a father who was far more interested in [...]

Artemis – Review

"It's hard to run with a hundred kilograms of gear on -- even in lunar gravity. But you'd be amazed how fast you can hustle when your life is on the line." Andy Weir is back with his unique and addicting blend of factual science fiction and smart ass humor. This time we're not fighting [...]

Paper Obscura – Your New Obsession

If you've been on #bookstagram for any period of time, you're familiar with subscription boxes already. Instead of another YA box, there's a new box focusing on murdery, twisty reads with location themed boxes featuring small businesses. Welcome Paper Obscura! Okay, so there are a few really cool things about this box! This is probably [...]

She Regrets Nothing – Review

"Liberty had always been plagued by the sense that her immense privilege meant that she owed some substantial debt. But what exactly she owed, and to whom, was never clear." She Regrets Nothing is a coming of age tale set in the world of mass privilege and wealth. The story centers on the Lawrence family, [...]

January Wrap-Up

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book!" Β ~Dr. Suess January started off with a BANG!!! I ended December on a roll of fantastic books! And while I wish it could have been all five star reads all through the month, they can't all be winners... [...]