Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno || Book Review

“On the island of By-the-Sea you could always smell two things: salt and magic.” Title: Summer of SaltAuthor: Katrina LenoPublished on June 5th 2018 by HarperTeenFormat: Hardcover, 265 pages Genre / Themes: Contemporary | Realistic Fiction | RomancePoint of View: First Person A LONG while ago, I did a buddy read with Laurie @ Read Between […]

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Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno || Buddy Read Discussion

Hello beautiful people! Wow … it’s been a hot minute since I’ve posted a buddy read discussion post! Thank you so much Laurie @ Read Between the Skylines for buddy reading Leno’s Summer of Salt with me; I really don’t think I would’ve ended up reading it on my own, so I’m so grateful Laurie […]

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The Rising by Kelley Armstrong || Book Review

Hello, beautiful people! Finally! The last book review for Kelley Armstrong’s Darkness Rising trilogy — The Rising. In this series finale, we FINALLY learn the truth behind all the mysterious events happening to Maya and her friends, with some BIG plot twist by the end of the novel. If you HAVEN’T read book one or […]

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The Calling by Kelley Armstrong || Book Review

Hello, beautiful people! Let’s continue with reviewing Armstrong’s Darkness Rising trilogy with book two, The Calling. In this exciting sequel, we FINALLY start to uncover so many of the unanswered questions and find out what happened after the “BIG EVENT” in book one. So if you HAVEN’T read book one, please make sure to read my […]

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The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong || Book Review

“I want you to have big dreams, big goals. I want you to strive to achieve them. But I don’t want to see you beating yourself up every time you make a mistake.” Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Maya is just an ordinary teen in an ordinary town. Sure, she doesn’t know much about her background – the […]

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Time of Our Lives by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka || Book Review

“The whole time, I’m here and only here. We’re an hourglass on its side, the sand suspended, hanging in temporary eternity.” Synopsis: A boy desperate to hold on, a girl ready to let go. Fitz Holton waits in fear for the day his single mother’s early-onset Alzheimer’s starts stealing her memory. He’s vowed to stay […]

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Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson || Book Review

“It was always wise to be polite to books, whether or not they could hear you.” Synopsis: All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on […]

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Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco || Book Review

“Roses have both petals and thorns, my dark flower. You needn’t believe something weak because it appears delicate. Show the world your bravery.” Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads […]

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