Book Review: An Abundance of John Green

I'll start by saying I did not just recently discover John Green. I'd known about him since his guest appearances on PotterCast (going back to around 2008? 2009?), the NerdFighters, and The Fault in Our Stars, which I read and reviewed in 2013. I'd just never kept up with his other works.  I'm not exactly sure … Continue reading Book Review: An Abundance of John Green

Book Review: Guardian (Book #1) by A.J. Messenger

Title: GuardianAuthor: A.J. MessengerSeries: The Guardian Series: Book 1Genre: Teen Paranormal RomancePage Count: 261 pagesPublisher: Independently publishedRelease Date: May 18, 2014 Publisher’s Summary: Eighteen-year-old Declan Jane is just trying to make it through senior year in San Mar, the Northern California coastal town she's lived in all her life. Perpetually under the radar, she's surprised … Continue reading Book Review: Guardian (Book #1) by A.J. Messenger

Editor’s Review: The Songs We Remember (The Songs in Our Hearts #2) by Chantal Gadoury

*Full disclosure: I was the editor of this novel for 48fourteen Publishing. The Songs We Remember is the heart-rending yet lovely sequel to The Songs in Our Hearts by Chantal Gadoury. In the next installment of this contemporary YA love story, we return to our lovably conscientious heroine, Charlie, and her now-boyfriend, the charmingly laid-back … Continue reading Editor’s Review: The Songs We Remember (The Songs in Our Hearts #2) by Chantal Gadoury

Book Review: Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter

Not If I Save You First (2018) is a standalone teen thriller/romance by popular NYT bestselling YA author, Ally Carter. As a colossal fan of her Heist Society and Embassy Row series, I was excited about her latest release in the same vein as her previous works, involving U.S. Secret Service agents, the President's son, … Continue reading Book Review: Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter

Editor’s Review: The Songs in Our Hearts by Chantal Gadoury

“Do... Do you ever worry what people are saying about you?” I asked. “Do I look like the type that worries about that?” “I’ve come to know you can’t judge an album by its cover.” - Charlie and Micah, The Songs in Our Hearts  Disclaimer: I was the editor of this novel for 48fourteen Publishing. … Continue reading Editor’s Review: The Songs in Our Hearts by Chantal Gadoury

Book Review: Grave Little Secrets by Stacy R. Collins

*Full disclosure: I voluntarily received an ARC of this novel from the publisher and provided my honest review. Grave Little Secrets (48fourteen, 2017) is the first novel of YA author, Stacy R. Collins. We meet Alex Spurlock early one summer morning, and immediately learn three things about her: she has a twin sister, their family has recently moved … Continue reading Book Review: Grave Little Secrets by Stacy R. Collins

Book Review: Perfect Scoundrels (Heist Society #3) by Ally Carter

Perfect Scoundrels (Disney-Hyperion, 2013) is the third and final full-length book in the spectacular Heist Society trilogy by Ally Carter. This time, it's personal. There's a con at play, but Kat Bishop and her gang aren't the ones running it. Instead, the mark is one of their own: Kat's boyfriend, Hale. When Hale's grandmother dies and leaves her billion … Continue reading Book Review: Perfect Scoundrels (Heist Society #3) by Ally Carter

Book Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

This is a work of YA contemporary fiction. Daniel is a seventeen-year-old Korean-American poet who, against his traditional parents' wishes, does not want to attend Yale or become a doctor.  Natasha is a science-minded undocumented immigrant from Jamaica who's been living in New York City since age 9, but is about to be deported that night. … Continue reading Book Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass

The Crown (2016) by Kiera Cass is the fifth and final book in the #1 NYT Bestselling Selection series. After her mother suffers a heart attack, Eadlyn Schreave, princess of a futuristic U.S. monarchy, has narrowed her suitors down to the six "Elite". She must step in as regent while her mother recovers her health, although the … Continue reading Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass