Book Review: The Weight of Zero

My heart! Oh, my heart. This book has completely stolen it. Please believe me when I say that the hype surrounding THE WEIGHT OF ZERO is completely deserved. Before I even jump into the storyline, can we just step back for a moment and admire that glorious cover? Have you admired it? Okay, good… It […]

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Book Review: The Bone Sparrow

I received an ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. If there’s any single book that the world needs right now, it’s The Bone Sparrow. It’s hard even to know where to begin with this gorgeous, important middle grade novel. The prose is astounding, and the voice is spot-on. I love Subhi. I […]

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Book Review: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

I received an ARC through Netgalley. This book is just as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. I mean, I’m like this: And then I’m like this: It think that’s what’s best about The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett – how it makes the reader feel so many things concurrently. Hawthorn is just so, so real, […]

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Book Review: Girl in Pieces

Thanks to Netgalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Just, wow. I’m not sure what impresses me most about Girl in Pieces: the elegance of the writing, the depth and punch of the narrative, or the way we’re pulled into this story so fiercely that it’s impossible to […]

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Book Review: Saint Anything

I’ve read a good deal of Sarah Dessen books, so I don’t think it would be wrong for me to claim that Saint Anything is her best. Like The Truth About Forever, it has a love story—but the book is so, so much more than that. It’s about family struggling to keep it together after […]

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Book Review: #famous

A summary of my reactions to #famous I honestly believe that readers who appreciate Rainbow Rowell and Stephanie Perkins would be hard-pressed not to love #famous, and here’s why: Rachel and Kyle are equally adorable yet distinct people. It’s incredibly difficult to write dual POV that feels nuanced, but the MCs in #famous both have […]

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Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See

I have finally finished this! Hallelujah! In all seriousness, I am completely embarrassed by how long it took me to complete ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE (*cough, cough* four months). I’ll compare it to a really rich chocolate cake – you love it, but you can only handle several bites at a time. The […]

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Book Review: Love & Gelato

How cute is this book??? Answer: From the cover to the storyline, INCREDIBLY cute. Think Stephanie Perkins meets Jenny Han and set in Florence. Okay, so I sort of saw most of the plot twists coming, but that didn’t lessen my reading experience. Love & Gelato swallowed me up in Italian sunshine, and I got so, […]

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Book review: Summer Days & Summer Nights 

Short stories for a YA audience are something you don’t see every day, and perhaps that was why I was immediately attracted to Summer Days & Summer Nights (many thanks to Rachel Petty at Macmillan for providing me with this book!). The best thing about this reading experience was the exposure to new authors. Although […]

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