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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Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller || Book Review

“I may not have been born in the sea, but I was born to rule it. I am the daughter of the siren queen.” Synopsis: Alosa’s mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are […]

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Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch || Book Review

“What I really want is someone who will wake me up early so I don’t miss a sunrise.” Synopsis: Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She’s only there because it was her mother’s dying wish that she get to know her […]

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Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins || Book Review

“And yes, sometimes you make me crazy, and we’re definitely going to have to talk about the whole high-handed thing, but . . . it’s worth it. You’re worth it.” Synopsis: Millie Quint is devastated when she discovers that her sort-of-best friend/sort-of-girlfriend has been kissing someone else. And because Millie cannot stand the thought of […]

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow || Buddy Read Discussion

Hello beautiful people! So … I accidentally posted this earlier this week … without having Alex’s answers. HENCE why this post might look familiar ha-ha! Any who … Back in the summer of 2019, I pre-ordered The Uniquely Bookish Box for October 2019 … and it was a GREAT DECISION! There were so many amazing […]

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