Book Review: Paper Towns by John Green

I’m going to be real with you, Paper Towns is not my favorite book. I’ve read it two and a half times (half because I started reading it to my partner in Spring but just kind of lost steam and never finished it) and I just don’t love it. I will say that having readContinue reading “Book Review: Paper Towns by John Green”

Book Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis

If you’re reading a YA novel, you’re probably looking for an emotional journey. That’s one of the conventions of the genre. It’s easily the best convention of the genre. If you’re reading a YA novel about sick kids, you’re probably looking for an emotional journey that will obliterate you and crush your heart into aContinue reading “Book Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis”

Book Review: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

I have to start this review by saying that this one is a bit lighter-hearted that the previous two books I’ve reviewed- Unstoppable Moses and Everything, Everything both tackle some bigger issues than this novel. That is not to say, necessarily, that it is less profound. Naomi & Ely’s No Kiss List is the storyContinue reading “Book Review: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan”

Book Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

This book came to me highly recommended by a friend (and generously gifted by my grandmother, who buys me books every year for Christmas. She’s the real MVP.) and of course that set my expectations high. I found this book somewhere on a list of books similar to The Fault In Our Stars, which isContinue reading “Book Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon”

Book Review: Unstoppable Moses by Tyler James Smith

Is there any better way to kick off book reviews on this blog than by reviewing a debut novel by an up-and-coming author? Perhaps reviewing a debut novel by an up-and-coming author that I’ve known since I was a small child? I’m writing this review from a completely unbiased perspective, so I’ll get this littleContinue reading “Book Review: Unstoppable Moses by Tyler James Smith”