Competition is something that drives a lot of books--I mean, The Hunger Games obviously did okay and that is literally a kill-or-be-killed competition. Most times competitions don't require you to be a murderer, which is a good thing, but they always provide great plot if they are written well. The five YA books below have… Continue reading Friday Five: Let the Games Begin!
Hey y'all! I'm currently chilling in Bologna, Italy (and by chilling I mean sweating because it is warm and the place I'm staying doesn't have A/C) for my class, and so I decided to pick something super easy for this weeks Friday Five. Here are my five most recent reads (from earliest to most recently… Continue reading Friday Five: Recent Reads
We all know those books. The ones that coax the tears out of your eyes, despite your best efforts to hold them in. Most of the time, these are also some of the most hopeful books out there. Well, we have a lot of those this year. Here are five favorites that have already been… Continue reading Friday Five: 2017 Cry-Fi
You know those books that you love so forcefully, that you shove onto everyone and you still feel like you are the only one who thinks about it on a daily basis? Well, if you don't, I certainly do. Here are 20 books I feel don't get as much attention as they could. Labyrinth Lost… Continue reading Feel the Love, Underrated YA
Have you ever felt so connected to a character that every page turn feels like a memory? That's me with Molly Peskin-Suso from Becky Albertalli's fantastic The Upside of Unrequited. Molly is the character I never thought I'd see in YA--a variation on myself. For those of you who haven't heard of Upside, here is… Continue reading Crushin’ It