So. Your Favorite Books Are Problematic. Now What?

It has definitely been a while since we've had a nice solid discussion, and in the year 2019, I've taken the time to really think about why I write or why I wrote discussion posts. I've taken down a few from last year, and reread others, and in 2019, I want to do better. And … Continue reading So. Your Favorite Books Are Problematic. Now What?

Wild and Crooked by Leah Thomas: Another Favorite feat. Murder Mystery, Queer Teens, & Rural Towns

If you didn’t know, When Light Left Us was one of my favorite reads of 2018 and it’s such an underrated one. And so, when the opportunity arose to read Wild and Crooked, I totally pounced. BUT Y’ALL. Leah Thomas is not a one-hit-wonder. Even in a fully contemporary setting, she manages to craft a … Continue reading Wild and Crooked by Leah Thomas: Another Favorite feat. Murder Mystery, Queer Teens, & Rural Towns

The Fever King by Victoria Lee: A Highly-Entertaining FantaSci Novel feat. SO MANY CHARACTERS I LOVE

5 stars, all the love... In the former United States, sixteen-year-old Noam Álvaro wakes up in a hospital bed, the sole survivor of the viral magic that killed his family and made him a technopath. His ability to control technology thrusts him into the magical elite. As the son of undocumented immigrants, Noam has spent his … Continue reading The Fever King by Victoria Lee: A Highly-Entertaining FantaSci Novel feat. SO MANY CHARACTERS I LOVE

The Dead Queens Club by Hannah Capin (ARC): Fresh, Exciting, and Unflinchingly a Big Mood™

5 stars A clever contemporary YA retelling of Henry VIII and his wives (or, in this case, his high school girlfriends), The Dead Queens Club tells the story from the perspective of Annie Marck aka Cleves, a 17-year-old aspiring journalist who meets Henry at summer camp. Beingn girlfriend number four is hard, and Cleves is the only girlfriend to … Continue reading The Dead Queens Club by Hannah Capin (ARC): Fresh, Exciting, and Unflinchingly a Big Mood™

DRC: The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle

5 stars Lily Michaels-Ryan thinks she's broken. She's ditched her ADHD meds because she doesn't like how they make her feel and accidentally lands herself in detention with Abelard, a boy in her grade with Asperger's. Abelard is brilliant and beautiful, and although her mind seems to be perpetually thirty seconds ahead while his is … Continue reading DRC: The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle

Cover Geek #3: Fifteen Fantastic Fonts on Book Covers

As an avid appreciator of fonts, being exposed to so many different type of fonts on book covers is like heaven to me (besides the fact that they're all books!) So, without further ado, here are some of my favorite fonts on book covers (in no particular order! A Step Towards Falling by Cammie McGovern This … Continue reading Cover Geek #3: Fifteen Fantastic Fonts on Book Covers