*Book Review* Attack of the Black Rectangles- A.S. King

Award-winning author Amy Sarig King takes on censorship and intolerance in a novel she was born to write. Everyone in town knows and fears Ms. Laura Samuel Sett. She is the town watchdog, always on the lookout for unsavory words and the unsavory people who use them. She is also Mac’s sixth-grade teacher. Mac and […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? 9/19/22

Good morning and happy Monday. Happy banned books week! I hope you all are reading and suggesting some banned books to readers. I’m wearing my Read Banned Books shirt at the library hoping to get some readers to read something that makes others uncomfortable. This week I plan on reading a book that won a […]

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*ARC Review* The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber

Title: The Ballad of Never After (Once Upon a Broken Heart #2) Author: Stephanie Garber Publisher: Flatiron Books Release Date: September 13, 2021 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance Summary: The fiercely-anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Once Upon a Broken Heart, starring Evangeline Fox and the Prince of Hearts on a new journey of magic, mystery, […]

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*Review* The Depths- Nicole Lesperance

A tropical island full of secrets. Two Victorian ghosts, trapped for eternity. And a seventeen-year-old girl determined not to be next. Eulalie Island should be a paradise, but to Addie Spencer, it’s more like a prison. Forced to tag along to the remote island on her mother’s honeymoon, Addie isn’t thrilled about being trapped there […]

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*ARC Review* This is Not the Real World by Anna Carey

Title: This is Not the Real World Author: Anna Carey Publisher: Quirk Books Release Date: May 24, 2021 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Mystery Summary: In the explosive, thrilling sequel to This Is Not the Jess Show, 18-year-old Jess is out for revenge as she confronts the corrupt media empire that documented every moment of her childhood. […]

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*Book Review* This is Not the Jess Show by Anna Carey

Title: This is Not the Jess Show Author: Anna Carey Publisher: Quirk Books Release Date: February 2, 2021 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Mystery Summary: Black Mirror meets My So-Called Life in this fast-paced, timely YA thriller about separating fact from fiction–and how far we’ll go to create our own version of reality. Like any other teenager, Jess Flynn is […]

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*Release Day Book Review* Woman, Eating- Claire Kohda

A young, mixed-race vampire must find a way to balance her deep-seated desire to live amongst humans with her incessant hunger in this stunning debut novel from a writer-to-watch. Lydia is hungry. She’s always wanted to try Japanese food. Sashimi, ramen, onigiri with sour plum stuffed inside – the food her Japanese father liked to […]

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*Book Review* Beware & Behold (Casting Shadows #2)- Dziyana Taylor

Beneath the roots of weeping willows, The dead lie shackled in their graves, Above the tombstones their voices bellow, Shattered glass of long forgotten days. When the Gate closes and Derek vanishes into the Portal instead of a demon, the doctors are desperately trying to save Rebecca’s life behind hospital doors. It’s a miracle that […]

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? 2/21/22

Good morning and happy Monday. I took last week off from blogging because I’ve been busy working 12 hour days. I did still read last week and I so highly suggest Anatomy by Dana Schwartz. I instantly loved that book and it was so worth the read. This week I plan on reading a book […]

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*ARC Review* All the Right Reasons by Bethany Mangle

Title: All the Right Reasons Author: Bethany Mangle Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Release Date: February 15, 2022 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Summary: The Bachelor meets Gilmore Girls in this laugh-out-loud young adult romance about a girl who joins her mother on a reality dating show for single parents—only to fall for a contestant’s son. Cara Hawn’s life […]

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