Book Review: Would Like to Meet

Shop your local indie bookstore A funny empowering look at how maybe Rom-Com meets can work in real life? Evie Summers needs to convince her client Ezra to finish writing a Rom Com. He thinks they are dumb and unrealistic. And so, Evie embarks on recreating moments from famous movies to show him that they do…

Book Review: Sorcery of Thorns

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 shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather….

Book Review: Echo North

Echo Alkaev’s safe and carefully structured world falls apart when her father leaves for the city and mysteriously disappears. Believing he is lost forever, Echo is shocked to find him half-frozen in the winter forest six months later, guarded by a strange talking wolf—the same creature who attacked her as a child. The wolf presents…

Book Review: We Set The Dark On Fire

Ah, this novel checks all my boxes: Own Voices? Check LGBTQ Rep? Check Smashing the Patriarchy? Check Cool Dystopian, yet realistic setting? Check Dani hides her poor background/illegal immigration status to get accepted into a sort of Wife Training Academy (Medio School for Girls) for high-class women. While they are there, they study to be…

Book Review: Skyward

Spensa the starfighter pilot is right up there with Katniss and Tris as a girl-power hero as far as I’m concerned. I liked her and her family. Especially her Gran-Gran: “People need stories, child. They bring us hope, and that hope is real. If that’s the case, what does it matter whether people in them…

Book Review: The Grace Year

Note that I wrote this back in June and just plain forgot to post a review here. If you are ever looking for a report from me, please be sure to check Goodreads also. It’ll be here or there or both- LOL.  I’d describe this book as a Lord of the Flies if they were all girls….

Book Review: Internment

Rebellions are built on hope. Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to…