Books I want to read…but don’t want to read (yes, I’m confused)

Confidence time: it takes me about a gazillion years to decide whether or not I want to read a book. There are some exceptions, obviously. Like, some favorite authors, some tropes I adore, some key words that make me jump high and scream and want to buy a book right this very second. Or add […]

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Review: The Stars We Steal, Alexa Donne

There are no spoilers in this review. The Stars We Steal, Alexa Donne Publishing on February 4th, 2020 by Titan Books (UK). Buy The Stars We Steal on Amazon – Book Depository – Wordery – Indiebound. Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, only has […]

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Review: Little White Lies, Jennifer Lynn Barnes

There are no spoilers in this review. Little White Lies, Jennifer Lynn Barnes Publishing on November 6th, 2018 by Freeform. Eighteen-year-old auto mechanic Sawyer Taft did not expect her estranged grandmother to show up at her apartment door and offer her a six-figure contract to participate in debutante season. And she definitely never imagined she […]

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Pairing my favorite tropes with YA books, part II: all the romances

Hi friends! I’m happy to be back today with my second blog post about my favorite tropes! Last week, I talked about settings, stories and characters I love and shared some recommendations. This week, I’m really thrilled to be my marshmallow-self and talk about, drumrolls… ROMANCE. I’m a contemporary reader 95% of the time and, […]

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