Velvet Was the Night is the latest mystery thriller by Silvia Moreno-Garcia and is just as atmospheric as her other books.
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The thing about Iron Widow is that it is so unbelievably cool that you as a person become more cool just by reading it. I mean that. I literally feel like a cooler person now that I have read this book. Not only is it well paced and well written, it is full of suchContinue reading “Iron Widow”
Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms
This was hands down one of the sweetest things I’ve read in a long time. From page one you have Annie this spunky, angry, defiant person who is forced to try out for the cheerleading team so she can soften up and make some friends. Then you have Bebe, a trans girl who is justContinue reading “Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms”
The Dead and the Dark
Creepiness takes on a new form in this dark, YA horror novel. Logan just wants a normal life with her dads. They travel around the country hunting ghosts and visiting spooky places and Logan is tired. So when her dads tell her they’re leaving their home that they’ve lived in for a while, Logan isContinue reading “The Dead and the Dark”
The Dating Dare
The Dating Dare is about Tara and Seth, two people in their late twenties who live no-strings-attached lives. Tara only does fuck buddies, Seth only does one night stands… it’s a match made in heaven. So when attending the wedding of Tara’s best friend and Seth’s older brother, the two of them get a littleContinue reading “The Dating Dare”
My Contrary Mary
In the new series by the trio of hilarious and talented authors who wrote the Janies trilogy, My Contrary Mary follows Mary Queen of Scots and her relationship with Prince Francis of France. As with all of the books these three authors have penned, it was full of funny jokes, great contemporary references, and tongue-in-cheekContinue reading “My Contrary Mary”
Curse of the Specter Queen
Indiana Jones meets The Mummy meets National Treasure meets Time Team in this whirlwind archaeological adventure of Goddess of Death vs the world. Incredibly fun and fast paced, this one is definitely for fans of old-timey adventure and complex friendships.
The Chosen and the Beautiful
In this magical reimagining of The Great Gatsby, Nghi Vo takes us on a trip that focuses the story around Jordan Baker, a Vietnamese, adopted, tennis star and the events of the original story.
One Last Stop
I already knew that I like McQuiston’s writing because of Red, White, and Royal Blue, but One Last Stop has solidified them as a favorite author. The story follows August, a woman who tries to take up as little space as possible and distance herself from people so she never gets attached. She moves toContinue reading “One Last Stop”
The Ivies are the country’s most elite school, The Ivies are also a group of five ruthless teenage girls, hell bent on getting into the Ivy League school of their dreams. Olivia, our MC, stands out in her group as the only one without money, and maybe not as ruthless as the rest. Everything isContinue reading “The Ivies”