Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

46th – My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her […]

Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

“It’s what’s in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.” 45th – A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5) by Agatha Christie Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: Villagers expect a fun game after a Gazette announcement of murder, but when lights flash off, shots ring out, and a masked burglar falls dead, […]

Book Review: The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani and Mindi Scott

“The beauty of being young is that you can change your mind a hundred times and life is still before you with all the options.” 40th – A book about a roadtrip – The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani and Mindi Scott  Rating:  (Good read) What is it about: Six months ago, Ashlyn Montiel died […]

Book Review: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

“Paradox of marriage: you can never know someone entirely; you do know someone entirely.” 39th – Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff    Rating:  (Not for me, sorry.) What is it about: Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not […]

Book Review: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

“Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth? That morning, my brother’s was worth a pocket watch.” 38th – Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on […]

Book Review: The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan

“It was a mistake,” you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.” 37th – The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: How does one talk about love? Do we even have the right words to describe something that can […]

Book Review: Eleven Hours by Pamela Erens

“The external world disappears; all she hears is her own sound; she is a cave filled with a great echoing voice. When she is done she closes her eyes for a moment, returning to herself.” 36th – A graphic novel – Eleven Hours by Pamela Erens Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Eleven […]

Book Review: Mouthful of Forevers by Clementine von Radics

“I said, I love you when I meant something much more specific, I should have said, Please don’t leave me, I’m afraid to sleep alone.” 35th – Mouthful of Forevers by Clementine von Radics   Rating:    (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Titled after the poem that burned up on Tumblr and has inspired wedding […]

Book Review: The Crown (The Selection, #5) by Kiera Cass

“Maybe it’s not the first kisses that are supposed to be special. Maybe it’s the last ones.” — Kiera Cass, The Crown (The Selection, #5) 34th – A book based on fairytale – The Crown (The Selection, #5) by Kiera Cass Rating:  (Good read) What is it about: When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to […]

Book Review: The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne

“…the death of those we love is so much worse than our own death, and yes all love is a form of suicide, you destroy yourself, you surrender yourself, you kill something in yourself, willingly, if you really love.” — S.K. Tremayne, The Ice Twins 33rd – A book that takes place on an island  – The […]