Fantasy · Reviews · Romance · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Warcross (Warcross, #1) by Marie Lu | Review

My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Date Started: 4/2/18 — Date Finished: 4/6/18 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance Recommended for People Who Like: Ready Player One, futuristic worlds, virtual reality, diverse characters, Tokyo setting, video games Warcross Series: Warcross, Wildcard I feel like I should just stop reading hyped books because without fail, I always end up liking them a lot… Continue reading Warcross (Warcross, #1) by Marie Lu | Review

Contemporary · LGBTQA+ · Reviews · Romance · Young Adult

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli | Review

My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Date Started: 8/13/18 — Date Finished: 8/15/18 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQA+, Romance Recommended for People Who Like: coming-of-age, main character exploring sexuality, light-hearted books, humor, first person POV, diversity, f/f side characters I was really liking this book for the majority if it, but the last 50-100 pages kind of ruined it for me. I'm just… Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli | Review

Fantasy · Magical Realism · Reviews · Romance · Stand Alone · Young Adult

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender By Leslye Walton | Review

My Rating: ★★★★☆ Date Started: 6/13/18 — Date Finished: 6/13/18 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Magical Realism, Romance, Stand Alone Recommended for People Who Like: lyrical prose, magical realism, love, heartbreak This book was such a journey. I traveled three generations of women over the course of 300 pages, and it genuinely feels like so much time has passed since I… Continue reading The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender By Leslye Walton | Review

Contemporary · LGBTQA+ · Reviews · Romance · Young Adult

They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera | Review

My Rating: ★★★★★ Date Started: 7/31/18 — Date Finished: 8/1/18 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQA+, Romance Recommended for People Who Like: coming-of-age stories, dealing with loss and grief, multiple POVS, books that take place all in one day, m/m romance Take 37 of Trying-to-Write-this-Review-Without-Crying; action! You truly have to be a fantastic author to get people to read a book where… Continue reading They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera | Review

Fantasy · Paranormal · Reviews · Romance

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare | Review

My Rating: ★★★★★ Date Started: 7/12/18 — Date Finished: 7/14/18 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Recommended for People Who Like: demons, werewolves, vampires, action-packed fighting scenes, romance, humor, adventure The Mortal Instruments Series: City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass, City of Fallen Angels, City of Lost Souls, City of Heavenly Fire *Deep breath* So I decided to start… Continue reading City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare | Review

Contemporary · Fantasy · LGBTQA+ · Reviews · Young Adult

The Wicker King by K. Ancrum | Review

My Rating: ★★★★★ Date Started: 6/24/18 — Date Finished: 6/25/18 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQA+, Romance, Fantasy Recommended for People Who Like: emotional reads, m/m romance, books pertaining to mental illness So...this may be my new favorite book of 2018. I really loved this book. I couldn’t stop thinking about it all day at work, so then I came home and… Continue reading The Wicker King by K. Ancrum | Review

Fairy Tales · Fantasy · Reviews · Romance · Young Adult

Wildwood Dancing (Wildwood, #1) by Juliet Marillier | Review

My Rating: ★★★★★ Date Started: 7/1/18 — Date Finished: 7/3/18 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Fairy Tales Recommended for People Who Like: magical lands and creatures, fairy tales, strong female characters, enchanted frogs, a proper antagonist Ugh, I instantly fell in love with this book the second I started reading it. It was as if everything that I love in… Continue reading Wildwood Dancing (Wildwood, #1) by Juliet Marillier | Review

Contemporary · Reviews · Romance · Young Adult

Royals (Royals, #1) by Rachel Hawkins | Review

My Rating: ★★★★☆ Date Started: 8/2/18 — Date Finished: 8/3/18 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Recommended for People Who Like: the royal family, humor, hot rich British men, fun summer reads, hate-to-love Despite the stack of fantasy books sitting on my desk, somehow this romantic comedy ended up in my grasp, and even more shocking is that I enjoyed it. It… Continue reading Royals (Royals, #1) by Rachel Hawkins | Review

Contemporary · LGBTQA+ · Reviews · Romance · Young Adult

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli | Review

My Rating: ★★★★☆ Date Started: 6/25/18 — Date Finished: 6/25/18 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQA+, Romance Recommended for People Who Like: coming of age stories, m/m romance, humor, high school setting Creekwood Series: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Leah on the Offbeat I love how every time a book is being adapted into a movie soon, I make it a… Continue reading Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli | Review

Futuristic · Reviews · Romance · Science Fiction · Space Opera · Young Adult

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff | Review

My Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆ Date Started: 6/14/18 -- Date Finished: 6/21/18 Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance, Space Opera, Futuristic Recommended for People Who Like: uniquely formatted books, futuristic settings, humorous dialogue, space, sentient AI, lighthearted approach to horror The Illuminae Files Series: Illuminae, Gemina, Obsidio Before their planet got invaded, Kady's biggest problem was that she had just broken up… Continue reading Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff | Review