Angie thomas · book reviews · the hate u give · ya · young adult

Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

“What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” I am honestly floored by The Hate U Give. Everything about this novel touched me in irrevocable ways and I like to think that my eyes have been opened even further to the issues POC face, not only in… Continue reading Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

ARC · book reviews · kendare blake · one dark throne · three dark crowns · ya · young adult

ARC Review: One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

“A queen is made of the island as the island is made of her.” Thank you very much to HarperCollins for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. My review is based on a uncorrected galley proof and all quotes used should be checked against the final copy. (This book… Continue reading ARC Review: One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

book reviews · this savage song · v.e. schwab · ya · young adult

Review: This Savage Song by V.E. Schwab

“You wanted to feel alive, right? It doesn’t matter if you’re monster or human. Living hurts.” (This book is part of #TheReadingQuest – Category: First Book in a Series)  This Savage Song is a uniquely peculiar novel that cleverly combines magic, monsters and music. Dark, violent and monstrous, the novel is a real slow-burn that leaves… Continue reading Review: This Savage Song by V.E. Schwab

adam silvera · book reviews · lgbt · they both die at the end · ya · young adult

ARC Review: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

“When someone puts their journey out there for you to watch, you pay attention – even if you know they’ll die at the end.” Thank you very much to Simon & Schuster for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. I think we all know what to expect from a book… Continue reading ARC Review: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

bad romance · book reviews · heather demetrios · ya · young adult

Review: Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

“I gave you my heart on a silver fucking platter and you ate it, piece by bloody piece.” Thank you very much to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review.  Reading Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios is like watching a train wreck occur before you very eyes, in slow… Continue reading Review: Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

book reviews · lgbt · mackenzi lee · the gentleman's guide to vice and virtue · ya · young adult

Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

“The stars dust gold leafing on his skin. And we are looking at each other, just looking, and I swear there are whole lifetimes lived in those small, shared moments.” I don’t think there is a way for me to fully encapsulate how much I fell in love with this novel. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice… Continue reading Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

book reviews · cassandra clare · lord of shadows · ya · young adult

Review: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

“There is truth in stories,” said Arthur. “There is truth in one of your paintings, boy, or in a sunset or a couplet from Homer. Fiction is truth, even if it is not a fact. If you believe only in facts and forget stories, your brain will live, but your heart will die.” The sequel… Continue reading Review: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare