ARC Review: City of Ghosts

“Embrace your strange, dear daughter. Where’s the fun in being normal?” Rating: 4/5 stars Release Date: August, 28 2018 Thank you Scholastic Press for providing me with an e-Arc of this via Edelweiss. Synopsis Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, […]

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Review: Bright We Burn

  “That is the thing with giving your heart. You never wait for someone to ask. You hold it out and hope they want it.” Rating: 4.5/5 soul-shattering stars Synopsis Haunted by the sacrifices he made in Constantinople, Radu is called back to the new capital. Mehmed is building an empire, becoming the sultan his people […]

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Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

“My letters are for when I don’t want to be in love anymore. They’re for good-bye. Because after I write in my letter, I’m not longer consumed by my all-consuming love…My letters set me free. Or at least they’re supposed to.” Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis What if all the crushes you ever had found out […]

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Review: A Reaper at the Gates

“Curse this world for what it does to the mothers, for what it does to the daughters. Curse it for making us strong through loss and pain, our hearts torn from our chests again and again. Curse it for forcing us to endure.” Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of […]

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Review: Girl Made of Stars

“There is life after abuse. A good life. It’s not an easy one. It’s not the same one we had before. But it is still ours. And nothing and no one will take that from us.” *This quote is taken from the author’s note. Rating: 5/5 heart shattering stars Synopsis Mara and Owen are as close as […]

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Review: Save the Date

“How was it that you only fully realized what you had when it was gone? And I knew there would be new friends, new experiences, maybe even amazing adventures ahead of me. But I felt like I needed, for just a moment, to appreciate what I was – what we all were – leaving behind.” […]

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ARC Review: Scream All Night

“”Why is it always the bad stuff people remember, and never the good stuff?” “Because the bad stuff leaves the scars”” Rating: 3/5 stars Release Date: July 24, 2018 Thank you to the author and the publisher for providing me with an e-Arc in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis Dario Heyward knows one thing: He’s never […]

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ARC Review: Wrong in All the Right Ways

“Just because my pain isn’t visible to you doesn’t mean I’m not hurting.” Rating: 4.5/5 stars Release Date: July 17, 2018 Thank you to the author and Henry Holt & Company for providing me with an early copy of this in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis Everything in Emma’s life has always gone according to her very […]

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Arc review: Brave Enough

  “When I was a teenager and reading every book I could get my hands on, I was desperate for a girl that looked like me. For a girl who had cancer and lived. And it was really hard to come by. So, I wrote one.” Normally I like to start off my reviews with […]

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Review: My Lady Jane (The Janies #1)

“For everyone who knows there was enough room for Leonardo DiCaprio on that door. And for England. We’re really sorry for what we’re about to do to your history.” Rating: 4/5 hilarious stars Synopsis Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather be […]

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