Top 10 Books of 2018

What happens when you put together four YA contemporaries, three historical fictions, one alternate history, one science fiction, and one book that defies genre entirely? Why, my top ten books of the year list, of course! Yes, it's that time of year when everyone is releasing their top books of 2018 lists. And here I … Continue reading Top 10 Books of 2018

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Author: Alexandra Bracken Published Dec. 2012 by Disney Hyperion 528 pages Genre: YA dystopian Date finished: July 17, 2018 goodreads Summary: When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to … Continue reading Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

In defense of book 5 Harry | HP Week Day 6!

Welcome to Day Six of Harry Potter Week, the wildcard day! Today I'm going to be defending Harry's angst in Order of the Phoenix. You can still join in with the last day of HP Week, which marks the 21st anniversary of the first book! I see a lot of people saying that they don't like Order … Continue reading In defense of book 5 Harry | HP Week Day 6!

Top 7 Harry Potter characters | HP Week Day 3!

Welcome to Day Three of Harry Potter Week, in which I talk about my top 7 HP characters! I've loved reading everyone's responses for days one and two!! The Hogwarts Tag is always so interesting to read, and the book/movie rankings are fascinating! I'm pretty sure I've found every single one of the books at … Continue reading Top 7 Harry Potter characters | HP Week Day 3!

Hogwarts Tag | HP Week Day 1!

Welcome to day one of Harry Potter Week! In case you weren't aware, this week I'll be counting down the seven days until the 21st anniversary of HP's publication with one Potter-related post each day. More information is here! Anyone is free to join!! Day One is the good old Hogwarts Tag. Unfortunately, I can't … Continue reading Hogwarts Tag | HP Week Day 1!

Review: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Author: Becky Albertalli Published April 24, 2018 by HarperCollins 352 pages Genre: YA contemporary, lgbt+ Date finished: April 24, 2018  goodreads Summary (from Goodreads): Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst. When it … Continue reading Review: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli