I am absolutely overjoyed to have Lillie Vale on my blog today, talking about her debut Small Town Hearts! I've been following this book for years now, and it's finally here and published and (almost) in my hands (I need to stop by my P.O. box, haha!) and I'm so happy everyone can experience the … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Author Interview with Lillie Vale on Small Town Hearts
4 stars Ryann knows all about tough love, and upon meeting the standoffish Alexandria, she sets her sights on getting Alexandria to open up and letting Alexandria into her friend group. But there's more to Alexandria that meets the eye, and when Ryann discovers that Alexandria is the daughter of an astronaut who went on … Continue reading The Weight of The Stars by K. Ancrum: A Story of a Girl who Dreams of the Stars
3.5 stars Rhea Rhavenna knows of things that don't actually exist. A wood at her backyard. A boy in the darkness of the attic. And when the boy speaks to her, she agrees to play his game. Which leads Rhea to discover something far greater than the life she's known with her family. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading The Waking Forest by Alyssa Wees: A Spooky Fantasy Filled With Witches, Woods, and Magic Galore!
Hey y'all! I'm so excited to chat about a quieter release from this month, Heather Smith's Chicken Girl! This book may sound a bit wild in concept, but it touches on a lot of realistic themes in YA, and Poppy is a really strong character given everything that she's gone through. But I don't want … Continue reading Chicken Girl by Heather Smith: Siblings, Wordplay, and Chicken Suits!
4 stars Three screws in her hip. Two months until spring training. One answer to all her problems. Mickey Catalan is no stranger to the opioid epidemic in her small town. There are obituaries of classmates who “died suddenly” and stories of overdoses in gas station bathrooms—but none of that is her. No, Mickey is a … Continue reading Heroine by Mindy McGinnis: A Harrowing Tale About Addiction
Hi all and welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Laura Silverman's You Asked for Perfect! I adored this book and it resonated so so strongly with me and all of the pre-college application jitters that I had! So I'm really excited to share my review and an international giveaway with y'all! The … Continue reading You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman: Stressed Students and All the High School Feels (+INTL Giveaway!)
4 stars When physics genius Bellamy is admitted to MIT, her good fortune takes a bad turn when she learns that the student loan she'd been counting on is denied since her estranged father--one Robert Foster--is loaded. However, Bellamy's friends aren't going to let Bellamy's dreams be squashed by a deadbeat billionaire, so they hatch a … Continue reading Immoral Code by Lillian Clark: Hackers, Friend Groups, and Billionaires!
I am very very excited to have one of my favorite people (Meg) guest posting on my blog today! Not only did she recently start a blog about YA book covers, An Arm and A Meg (I crack up from the pun every time) so you should totally give her a follow, but I've known … Continue reading Ace Reading Recommendations from An Arm and A Meg! ♠️
I am overjoyed to have the wonderful Kara McDowell on my blog today, chatting all about Just for Clicks! This is a very cute romance that's about the daughter of a mommy blogger who struggles with her Internet fame and comes across various roadblocks and secrets as she falls in love with the new boy in town! … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Guest Post by Kara McDowell, Author of Just for Clicks (+Giveaway!)
This is such a hefty post, so have Goodreads ready for the 6000+ words that are ahead of you and are filled with the YA (and a bonus NA+A) romance reading recommendations! For Valentine's Day, I have all of these awesome romances I'm screaming about, and I hope you enjoy the recommendations! I wrote a … Continue reading The Ultimate YA Romance Reading Recommendation List: 80+ Romances to Fall In Love With This Valentine’s Day!