If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka || Book Review

If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka || Book Review

"I know the truth can hurt, even when you need to hear it." Synopsis: High school senior Cameron Bright’s reputation can be summed up in one word: bitch. It’s no surprise she’s queen bee at her private L.A. high school—she’s beautiful, talented, and notorious for her cutting and brutal honesty. So when she puts her [...]

Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills || Book Review

Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills || Book Review

"When I was little, I thought that once fireworks went off, all those shiny bits would rain back down to earth like brightly colored coins [ ... ] I didn't understand that they weren't something you could grasp once they'd been spent. Their existence was temporary — you had to lose them in order to [...]

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott || Book Review

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott || Book Review

"I'm tired of living without really living." Synopsis: Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella Grant likes to be in control—even though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of her life. At this point, what Stella needs to control most is keeping herself [...]

From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon || Book Review

From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon || Book Review

"When I’m with you, I feel I can breathe." Synopsis: Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow film geek Sahil Roy approaches her to direct a movie for the upcoming Summer Festival, Twinkle is all [...]

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas || Book Review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas || Book Review

"What's the point of having a voice if you're gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn't be?" Following the powerful and important #blacklivematter movement, Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give is an inspirational story about fighting oppression and seeking equality for all. When Starr Carter witnesses a police officer commit a horrific act upon her [...]

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren || Book Review

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren || Book Review

"But this is your life, and it will stretch out before you, and you are the only person who can make it whatever you want it to be." An extraordinary and utterly emotionally novel, Christina Lauren's Autoboyography is a completely new reading experience in the realm of LGBTQ+ young adult literature. A coming of age self discovery story, [...]

Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell || Book Review

Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell || Book Review

"The whole world is dancing with you." A lighthearted young adult short story collection, Rainbow Rowell's Almost Midnight is guaranteed to bring a smile on readers' faces. Midnights follows the every growing connection between two teens through their multiple New Year celebration experiences, while Kindred Spirits explores the variety of those in the "nerd" Star Wars Fans community by diving [...]

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett || Book Review

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett || Book Review

"For the evaders, avoiders, dodgers, and side-steppers. You probably have a good reason for hiding. May you work through it and find your inner lion." An undeniably adorable YA romance novel, Jenn Bennett's Alex, Approximately is the perfect read to rekindle those "gushy" feelings of passion and young love. When Bailey moves to California for a fresh [...]

Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han || Book Review

Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han || Book Review

"One day all of this will be proof, proof that we were here, proof that we loved each other. It’s the guarantee that no matter what happens to us in the future, this time was ours." In the final installment of Han's beautifully put-together love story, Always and Forever, Lara Jean takes readers on an emotional roller [...]

P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han || Book Review

P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han || Book Review

"All you need is time, and you, little one, have all the time in the world." Just as quirky and comical as its predecessor, Jenny Han's P.S. I Still Love You is a fantastic sequel to this thrilling and adorable YA romance trilogy. No longer playing pretend, Lara Jean's experiencing for the first time what it [...]