Natalie Tan’s Book of Love & Fortune: A Nuanced Look Into Culture, Grief, & Community

This is a book that demands to be savored. And savor, I did. It’s beautiful and a little heartbreaking and absolutely a masterpiece. Sentimental, but subtle in its execution, Natalie Tan's Book of Love and Fortune is something truly extraordinary with how Natalie explores grief, intergenerational family, and culture, all wrapped up with subtle hints … Continue reading Natalie Tan’s Book of Love & Fortune: A Nuanced Look Into Culture, Grief, & Community

You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn: A Contemporary Romance Touching on the Dark Side of Country Music

4.5 stars Annie Malthas craves performing, but she doesn’t want everything else that comes with it—especially after the everything else killed her country music star parents. However, Clay Coolidge needs Annie to come on tour with him per the request of his label after he messes up one too many times. Annie reluctantly agrees to … Continue reading You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn: A Contemporary Romance Touching on the Dark Side of Country Music

See All the Stars by Kit Frick (DRC): Separating Fact from Fiction from Fantasy

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

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (ARC): Letting the Bird Lead the Way

4.5 stars Leigh Chen Sanders is certain her mother turned into a bird after committing suicide. Leigh travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time, trying to find her mother in the form of a giant red bird, uncovering family secrets, and forging a relationship with her grandparents, all while aware … Continue reading The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (ARC): Letting the Bird Lead the Way

Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones (DRC): Life on the Rez by Someone Who’s Not a Sexual Harasser

Hello! Um, well this is awkward but I seem to have overscheduled myself for DCRs this month *immediately averts eyes*. So although Cover Geek is technically on hold until further notice, I'll be using Tuesdays as another miscellaneous day! Anyways, without further ado, here's my review! 3 stars After the suicide of his younger sister, … Continue reading Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones (DRC): Life on the Rez by Someone Who’s Not a Sexual Harasser

The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk (DRC): On Grief, Music, and Friendship

4 stars Autumn, Shay, and Logan have all lost someone close to them recently, and it's turned their lives upside down. Autumn's best friend, Tavia, was lost to a car crash. Shay's now left twinless without Sasha. Logan is left even more heartbroken before when his ex-boyfriend Bram overdosed. They were brought together by music, … Continue reading The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk (DRC): On Grief, Music, and Friendship

The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody Blog Tour (and Giveaway!)

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Jessica Brody's latest novel, The Chaos of Standing Still! There's all sorts of fun stuff in this blog post, such as, but not limited to, my dream cast, a playlist, and a giveaway! Read on for more. 3.5 stars Ryn's haunted by her past after her … Continue reading The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody Blog Tour (and Giveaway!)