Review: Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden | magic is real in West Texas

Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden “Everyone, everything has potential for magic. You just gotta be standing somewhere in the world and in the body that lets you see it.” Published Sept. 10, 2019 by First Second 320 pages Genre: contemporary/fabulism graphic novel Date finished: Oct. 11, 2019 Content warnings: sexual assault, parent death goodreads | … Continue reading Review: Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden | magic is real in West Texas

Reading The Raven Cycle for the third time (and crying a lot) – spoilers!

This fall, I undertook the mission to reread one of my favorite series - The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater - and attempt to write reviews of them for the first time. I've read this series twice before, but both were before I started blogging, so despite the fact that I constantly talk about these … Continue reading Reading The Raven Cycle for the third time (and crying a lot) – spoilers!

Review: Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian | I’ve run out of adjectives to describe my love for this book

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian “The most important four-letter word in our history will always be LOVE. That's what we are fighting for. That's who we are. Love is our legacy.” Published June 4, 2019 by Balzer + Bray 431 pages Genre: YA historical fiction Date finished: Aug. 3, 2019 Content warnings: homophobic language … Continue reading Review: Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian | I’ve run out of adjectives to describe my love for this book

Review: I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver | the softest of soft books

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver “I didn’t say you shouldn’t feel sad. I’m just saying you need to prove them wrong... Be sad, hell, sit in bed all weekend and just watch Netflix. I’ve had those times too. But don’t stop living your life for them.” Published May 14, 2019 by Push … Continue reading Review: I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver | the softest of soft books

ARC Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston | giving international relations a new meaning

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston “Thank you from the bottom of my heart for having saved me. I was drowning and you threw yourself into the water without hesitation, without a backward look.” To be published May 14, 2019 by St. Martin's Griffin 432 pages Genre: new adult contemporary Date finished: March 14, … Continue reading ARC Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston | giving international relations a new meaning

Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo | the epic political fantasy I’ve been waiting for

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo “You are no longer one man. You are an army. You are the double eagle. You are all of Ravka.” Published Jan. 29, 2019 by Imprint 528 pages Genre: YA fantasy Date finished: Feb. 1, 2019 Content warnings: references to drug use and addiction, references to sexual abuse goodreads Summary: … Continue reading Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo | the epic political fantasy I’ve been waiting for

Review: On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden | all the found-family feels

On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden Published Oct. 2, 2018 by First Second  544 pages Genre: science fiction Date finished: Nov. 18, 2018 goodreads Summary: Throughout the deepest reaches of space, a crew rebuilds beautiful and broken-down structures, painstakingly putting the past together. As Mia, the newest member, gets to know her team, the story flashes … Continue reading Review: On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden | all the found-family feels

Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | this book is too good for words but I’ll try

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid “When you're given an opportunity to change your life, be ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen. The world doesn't give things, you take things.” Published June 2017 by Atria Books 388 pages Genre: historical fiction Date finished: Nov. 10, 2018 Content warnings: … Continue reading Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | this book is too good for words but I’ll try

Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green | the title says it all

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green “The power that each of us has over complete strangers to make them feel terrible and frightened and weak is amazing.” Published Sept. 25, 2018 by Dutton 352 pages Genre: science fiction Date finished: Oct. 28, 2018 goodreads Summary: The Carls just appeared. Coming home from work at three a.m., … Continue reading Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green | the title says it all

Review: What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera | a meet-cute for the ages

What If It's Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera “I believe in love at first sight. Fate, the universe, all of it. But not how you’re thinking. I don’t mean it in the our souls were split and you’re my other half forever and ever sort of way. I just think you’re meant to … Continue reading Review: What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera | a meet-cute for the ages