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 …

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Review: Radio Silence by Alice Oseman | where has this book been all my life???

Author: Alice Oseman Published Feb. 25 2016 by HarperCollins 403 pages Genre: YA contemporary; lgbt+ Date finished: April 11 2018 goodreads Summary: Frances Janvier spends most of her time studying. Everyone knows Aled Last as that quiet boy who gets straight As. You probably think that they are going to fall in love or something. …

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The pros and cons of rereading; aka, I need an intervention

I have a problem. I love rereading books. (First step is admitting you have a problem, so I can check that off my list.) But there are so many new books coming out all the time and old books that I hear about for the first time, so my to-read shelf on Goodreads just keeps …

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Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Author: Tomi Adeyemi Published March 6, 2018 by Henry Holt Books 525 pages Genre: YA fantasy Date finished: April 3, 2018 goodreads Summary Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.  But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under …

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