The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen || ARC Review

The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen || ARC Review

"And then—just when I was hoping a dam would burst—the wall just dissolves, letting the blue-green wash over me, clearing out the muck in my veins for the first time in months." Synopsis: Caleb Michaels is a sixteen-year-old champion running back. Other than that his life is pretty normal. But when Caleb starts experiencing mood [...]

The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro || Book Review

The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro || Book Review

"Reading took me away from myself, so I tried to be reading all the time." Synopsis: It’s been a year since the shocking death of August Moriarty, and Jamie and Charlotte haven’t spoken. Jamie is going through the motions at Sherringford, trying to finish his senior year without incident, with a nice girlfriend he can’t [...]

The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro || Book Review

The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro || Book Review

"It’s strange to grieve for your former self, and still I think it’s something that any girl understands. I’ve shed so many skins, I hardly know what I am now—muscle, maybe, or just memory. Perhaps just the will to keep going." Synopsis: Watson and Holmes: A match made in disaster. Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes [...]

Two Worlds of Provenance by Angelina J. Steffort || ARC Review

Two Worlds of Provenance by Angelina J. Steffort || ARC Review

"Weakness is to give in when you are being pushed to do something you know is wrong." Synopsis: When sixteen-year-old Maray Johnson explores her new neighborhood, she hardly expects to see a medieval sword fight—especially not one that leaves her first responder to a severely injured boy, who despite all bone-deep wounds, has the nerve [...]

The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro || Buddy Read Discussion

The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro || Buddy Read Discussion

Hello everyone! Continuing on this epic buddy read adventure, Rebecca @ Bookishly Rebecca and I have moved onto the second in the Charlotte Holmes series: The Last of August. But THIS TIME, we have Sofia @ Bookish Wanderess joining! When Sofia replied to me, she said the following: "Jenna, I was laughing so much while I [...]

the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur || Book Review

the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur || Book Review

"i notice everything i do not have and decide it is beautiful" Synopsis: From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a [...]

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro || Book Review

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro || Book Review

"Truth be told, I liked that blurriness. That line where reality and fiction jutted up against each other." Synopsis: The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte [...]

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro || Buddy Read Discussion

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro || Buddy Read Discussion

Hello everyone! Welcome to the FIRST EVER BUDDY READ DISCUSSION POST! Honestly, I've NEVER done so many buddy reads in life until this year --- and I'm loving it! It's so much more fun to buddy read; not only are you more accountable for keeping up with the book, but it's great to discuss thoughts [...]

Nocturnal by Wilder Poetry || Book Review

Nocturnal by Wilder Poetry || Book Review

"silence isn't lonely." Synopsis: Nocturnal is a collection of words and imagery inspired by darkened skies and sleepless nights. it is a journey of healing and self-discovery whether love stays or leaves. it is dreaming with your eyes wide open while the rest of the world is hiding. -- and when they ask me, are you [...]