Book Review (ARC) || Genuine Fraud

Author: E. Lockhart Publishing Company: Delacorte Press Release Year: (ARC) To be published September 5, 2017 Genre(s): YA, realistic fiction, thriller (Shout out to Penguin Random House, where I received this ARC from!) Synopsis From the author of the unforgettable New York Times bestseller We Were Liars comes a masterful new psychological suspense novel—the story […]

Book Review || Devil and the Bluebird

Bonjour loves! How have you all been? Life has been absolutely wild lately and I’ve been away for a bit, but I’ve managed to get some good book reading squeezed in between, despite the hours slipping through my fingers like sand. It’s also officially autumn, so expect to see some enthusiastic flailing! (Let’s not mention the […]

Book Review (ARC) || The Sun is Also a Star

Author: Nicola Yoon Publishing Company: Delacorte Press Release Year: (ARC) To be published November 1, 2016 Genre(s): YA, realistic fiction (Shout out to the Barnes and Noble B-Fest, where I won this ARC!) My Synopsis Natasha lives in New York City. Her family is Jamaican. She is cynical and practical. And she’s got a problem–her family […]

Book Review || The Kite Runner

Hello friends! Just returned to my home after five weeks of being abroad, so expect some travel posts scattered around! 🙂 Here’s a review after quite a while; I’ll be posting extra this week. (Also if anything interesting is going with you all, please let me know! I love hearing about summer!) Author: Khaled Hosseini […]

Book Review || Murder on the Orient Express

Hello all! 😛 Hope your March is going well so far. Isn’t it funny that it’s already March and yet it’s also only just March? (Does that make any sense whatsoever? No? Alright, moving on.) I mentioned in my last post that I read Murder on the Orient Express and promised you all a review. […]

Leap Day

Hi everyone! Today, as you all know, is Leap Day. I decided that I shouldn’t miss the opportunity to post today considering February 29th only comes around once every four years. (Also, completely unrelated but still rather notable— I read my first Agatha Christie book yesterday and I. Absolutely. Loved. It. You can look forward […]

Book Review || The Young Elites

Hello friends! How is your 2016 going so far? Mine has been insanely busy, which is why I haven’t been able to post as much as I would have liked to. I’ve finally been able to snatch some time to sit down and blog a bit, and hopefully I’ll be able to get some more […]

Book Review || Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard Publishing Company: Harper Collins Release Year: 2015 Genre(s): YA, Dystopia, Fantasy Series: Red Queen Series (Book One) My Summary Mare Barrow is a Red in a world divided by blood. Silvers are the upper-class, the royals, the ones with fantastic powers straight out of a fairytale. Reds, like Mare and the rest […]

Mockingjay Part II Movie Review

Hi all! I hope you are having a great November! 🙂 I know I am, and I can’t believe that the month is already nearly over! Mockingjay Part II, the thrilling conclusion to Katniss Everdeen’s whirlwind revolution, has officially premiered today! I’m happy to say that I was able to attend an early double-feature showing of […]

Book Review || The Sword of Summer

Hi everyone! I’m finally back! 🙂 It’s been three long weeks since you all heard a peep out of me, but I’ve been insanely busy lately; so much so that I haven’t been able to properly sit down at my laptop and type up anything. Sorry about that! Here’s the long-awaited review of Magnus Chase and […]

Book Review || Mosquitoland

Author: David Arnold Publishing Company: Viking (Penguin Group) Release Year: 2015 Genre(s): YA, Contemporary Fiction Series: N/A My Summary Mary Iris Malone—or Mim—is living in Mosquitoland. (Also known as the lovely state of Mississippi.) She’s going through a difficult adjustment period, living with her recently-married dad and stepmother Kathy, while her mum, Eve, is back […]

Book Review || Through the Skylight

Author: Ian Baucom Publishers: Simon & Schuster Release Year: 2013 My Summary Siblings Jared, Shireen, and Miranda are staying in Venice with their parents, and they’re bored. Life suddenly becomes more interesting when they happen upon an old Venetian shopkeeper, who lets each of them pick out a treasure from a bag— two rings for […]

Book Review || What the Moon Saw

Author: Laura Resau Publishers: Delacorte Press Release Year: 2006 My Summary Clara Luna’s name means “Clear Moon” in Spanish, but lately her thoughts have been anything but clear. Questions are taking over her mind like tangled weeds— Who is she, really? Where does she come from? After all, Clara doesn’t know much about her father’s […]

Book Review || Heidi

Author: Johanna Spyri Publishers: Currently being published by many companies, one of the most well-known being Puffin Classics Release Year: 1880 My Summary Heidi is an orphaned little girl, living with her aunt in Switzerland. Aunt Dete decides that she no longer wishes to take care of the child, and brings her to the Swiss Alps to […]