Category: Review

  • A Room Away from the Wolves

    A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma Release Date: September 4, 2018 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Format: Paperback ARC Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Supernatural Ratings:   My Thoughts Nova Ren Suma’s last novel, “The Walls Around Us,” effed with my head and this wasn’t any different. In a good way of course. Both books have […]

  • On Rereading Mansfield Park

    The first time I read Mansfield Park, I was 19 and a freshman in college who commuted into the city via train. Taking the train daily was a new experience and afforded me extra reading time so I started to sift through my long self-imposed reading list. Like many, I fell in love with Austen’s […]

  • September Releases

    Summer is coming to an end. (That sound you hear is my tears falling on my keyboard.) But at least it means some great books are being released soon. Four of them from authors I love, I’ve already gotten to read. I am here to make sure you get on those pre-orders or library holds […]

  • The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

    The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

    “At moments like this, I appreciate how the weather in Scotland is never the same, and how swiftly it changes. How the rain itself seems to breathe, soft and slow.” The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May Release Date:  June 13, 2017 Publisher: Chronicle Books Format: e-ARC Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy Ratings:    Full disclosure: I adore Scotland so that […]

  • The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

    The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

    The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon Release Date:  November 1, 2016 Publisher: Delacorte Press Format: ARC Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Ratings:    The Basics The Sun Is Also a Star is told in two perspectives, Natasha’s and Daniel’s. Natasha is a Jamaican immigrant who is set to be deported that night. While making one last […]