Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

Publication Date: July 7, 2020Publisher: MacMillan AudioRating: ★★★★ There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story. As the day ofContinue reading “Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust”

Heart Bones by Colleen Hoover

Publication Date: August 19, 2020Publisher: Hoover Ink, Inc.Rating: ★★★★★ Life and a dismal last name are the only two things Beyah Grim’s parents ever gave her. After carving her path all on her own, Beyah is well on her way to bigger and better things, thanks to no one but herself. With only two shortContinue reading “Heart Bones by Colleen Hoover”

The Fall of Butterflies by Andrea Portes

Publication Date: May 10, 2016 Publisher: HarperTeen Rating: ★★ Willa Parker, 646th and least-popular resident of What Cheer, Iowa, is headed east to start a new life. Did she choose this life? No, because that would be too easy—and nothing in Willa’s life is easy. It’s her famous genius mother’s idea to send her toContinue reading “The Fall of Butterflies by Andrea Portes”

This Train is Being Held by Ismée Amiel Williams

Publication Date: February 11, 2020 Publisher: Amulet Books Rating: ★★★★★ When private school student Isabelle Warren first meets Dominican-American Alex Rosario on the downtown 1 train, she remembers his green eyes and his gentlemanly behavior. He remembers her untroubled happiness, something he feels all rich kids must possess. That, and her long dancer legs. OverContinue reading “This Train is Being Held by Ismée Amiel Williams”

Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Publisher: Wednesday Books Rating: ★★★★ Summer love…gone so fast. Will Tavares is the dream summer fling―he’s fun, affectionate, kind―but just when Ollie thinks he’s found his Happily Ever After, summer vacation ends and Will stops texting Ollie back. Now Ollie is one prince short of his fairytale ending, and toContinue reading “Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales”