Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Mini Reviews: Contemporary Edition!

Posted March 20, 2017 by Madalyn / 15 Comments
Mini Reviews: Contemporary Edition!

Hey guys! So, for today’s post, I thought I’d switch it up and write a series of mini-reviews for some of the books I’ve read recently. I’ve read a decent amount of contemporaries lately that I don’t have a *ton* of things to say about, but that I still want to discuss with you guys! Without further ado, let’s talk about the books. This was such a pleasant surprise! Romance isn’t usually my genre of choice, but sometimes I get a craving for a romance novel, and this one didn’t disappoint. Quite frankly, my aversion to romance usually stems from the misogyny and heteronormativity that run rampant in that genre, so The King of Bourbon Street was super refreshing on […]

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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon | Beware: Spoilers

Posted February 12, 2016 by Christy / 10 Comments
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon | Beware: Spoilers

I normally don’t write a spoiler review, and by normally, I mean EVER.  But, there’s no way for me to express my thoughts on this book without doing so.  So, just in case the title of this post wasn’t clear enough for you. BEWARE: SPOILERS AHEAD.  THEY WILL NOT BE MARKED, CONTINUE AT YOUR OWN RISK. There, now that we got that out of the way, let’s get down to talking about this book. I’m going to do this a little different than my normal reviews to make it easier on myself because I’m so torn on this book.  On one hand I really liked it, and on the other, there were so many inconsistencies that I just can’t seem […]

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Everything, Everything: Nicola Yoon

Posted January 22, 2016 by Erica / 12 Comments
Everything, Everything: Nicola Yoon

My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly. Maybe we can’t predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love […]

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Mystic City by Theo Lawrence | Prepare For a Rant

Posted January 18, 2016 by Christy / 10 Comments
Mystic City by Theo Lawrence | Prepare For a Rant

When I picked up Mystic City, I had been reading a ton of contemporaries and I wanted, no NEEDED something different and I was hoping Mystic City would be exactly that. I read the prologue and oh my gosh, it sounded amazing so I was expecting the rest of the story to follow suit. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen. Mystic City starts off at the engagement party of Aria Rose and Thomas Foster, sounds romantic right? Yeah, not so much. Aria can’t remember anything about Thomas. She accidentally overdosed and now everything that has anything to do with Thomas is a blank slate. But, as it happens, he is the only missing part from her life. She can remember everyone else. […]

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