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!
2 stars Ellory used to be close friends with Bex, Jenni, and Ret--three headstrong young women who were her whole solar system. But now Ellory is alone, their group torn apart by secrets, deception, and a life-changing incident. Senior year after a two-month suspension and a summer away is something Ellory dreads, and she just … Continue reading See All the Stars by Kit Frick (DRC): Separating Fact from Fiction from Fantasy
3 stars Touring Europe has been Aubrey and Rae's dream since primary school, and now's the perfect opportunity for them to act on it during their last summer together before university. But everything ends up more complicated than they thought--issues between Aubrey and her boyfriend Jonah, unresolved tension between Aubrey and Gabe, and a huge … Continue reading The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse: Traveling Europe with a Bunch of Friends–Fun, Right?
Hello! Welcome to my stop on the Finding Felicity blog tour! I'll be talking a little bit about the book, plus detailing some of my favorite quotable moments from the book (there are so many!!!) and letting you in on the awesome giveaway that's being hosted! I had an amazing time reading this book and … Continue reading Finding Felicity by Stacey Kade: Quotable Moments + Review + Giveaway!
Well, sometime in January something terrifying-life-changing-mainly-yikes happened to me. A publisher, non-giveaway ARC arrived on my doorstep. *cue screeching* And then, cue the parents. Alright, I guess I didn't really think this one through and it was honestly my fault, but they're like "Who's Vicky?" (because, internet safety, y'all. if you thought this was my … Continue reading How to Tell People You Blog About Books: A Terrifying yet Funny Anecdote + Suggestions
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Rachel Lynn Solomon's debut, You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone! This is a fantastic novel about sisterhood, love, and loss and I would definitely recommend you go out and grab yourself a copy right now. But, if you're not wholly convinced based on that short description alone, … Continue reading You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon Blog Tour (+Giveaway!)
5 stars Becky Albertalli's second novel, The Upside of Unrequited, was another touching story that had me addicted until the very last word. Molly Peskin-Suso has gone through unrequited love twenty-six times. She's always careful about avoiding the possibility of something happening in fear of rejection, no matter how many times her twin sister tries … Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
2 stars Based off of Alex from Target, #famous by Jilly Gagnon is a contemporary love story about a Rachel who takes an innocent picture of her crush Kyle when he's working, posts it on 'Flitter' as a joke to her best friend, and then it goes viral. But fame isn't everything for both Rachel … Continue reading #famous by Jilly Gagnon
Welcome to my stop on the Eight Days on Planet Earth Blog Tour! This book is so cool you guys (as well as tragically heartbreaking)! For you science fiction & contemporary romance lovers out there, I'm sure you're going to love this as much as I did. Aliens? Check! Romance? Check! Internal teenage struggles? Check, check, check! Eight Days … Continue reading Eight Days on Planet Earth by Cat Jordan (Giveaway + Blog Tour)
4 stars I think everyone and their cousin who has been in the book blogging community for more than a month has read this novel, well, excluding myself, of course. I finally took the initiative to read my first of John Green's novels for part of The Reading Quest (see the challenge here!) as a … Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars by John Green