28 most anticipated YA contemporary reads for 2020

I love that time of the year. Okay, to be completely honest with you, I actually hate that time of the year, with that very exception right here below and for the upcoming months: It’s time for all the most anticipated and best lists! These kind of blog posts are some of my favorite to […]

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Review: Starry Eyes, Jenn Bennett

There are no spoilers in this review. Starry Eyes, Jenn Bennett Publishing on April 3rd, 2018 by Simon Pulse. Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern-day Californian version of the Montagues and Capulets. […]

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Review: We Speak In Storms, Natalie Lund

There are no spoilers in this review. We Speak In Storms, Natalie Lund Publishing on September 3rd, 2019 by Philomel Books. It’s been more than 50 years since a tornado tore through a drive-in movie theater in tiny Mercer, Illinois, leaving dozens of teens — a whole generation of Mercerites — dead in its wake. […]

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A Talk With: Kelly Coon, on Gravemaidens

Hi friends! I’m back today with another author interview in A Talk With…! In case you missed it, “A Talk With” is a brand new feature here on Drizzle & Hurricane Books, where I will invite young adult book authors to chat with me about their upcoming books, share their writing tips and tricks and […]

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Mini reviews: The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, The Secret of a Heart Note

Hi friends! I’m back again with some mini reviews of my latest reads…. Let’s get to them! There are no spoilers in these reviews. The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, F.C. Lee Read the full synopsis ▼ Genie Lo is one among droves of Ivy-hopeful overachievers in her sleepy Bay Area suburb. When she’s not […]

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