DRC: My New Crush Gave to Me by Shani Petroff

4 stars Charlie needs a date. Her friend's aptly named birthday party, "Lover's Ball," requires all the attendees to bring a date. Now that her boyfriend has moved away and she's broken up, Charlie's now dateless & feeling pressured to bring a +1. She doesn't think anyone is of boyfriend material--at least, until she meets … Continue reading DRC: My New Crush Gave to Me by Shani Petroff

DRC: Heir of Illaria by Dyan Chick

2.5 stars Heir of Illaria by Dyan Chick is a fantasy novel about a peasant girl, Wilona, who discovers that she's the one true heir of the Kingdom of Illaria which is ruled by her nefarious necromancer uncle. After her grandmother is murdered and she barely manages to escape, she is taken under the wing … Continue reading DRC: Heir of Illaria by Dyan Chick