The Pink Hotel – Review

The Pink Hotel by Anna Stothard Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: April 23, 2013 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Mystery, Coming of Age When a London teen travels to Los Angles for the funeral of her mother, who left her as a young child, finds a suitcase of love letters and photos that sets […]

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Finding Joy in Reading

Is there really joy to be had in reading? It’s a journey to discover if reading is worth the cost.

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The Book of Essie – Review

The Book of Essie by Meghan Maclean Weir Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: June 12, 2018 Genres: Coming-of-Age, Domestic, Contemporary, Young Adult For Essie Hicks, the cameras of the reality TV show Six for Hicks have always been a part of her life, since before she was born. Her father, a pastor of the fire-and-brimstone […]

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The Immortalists – Review

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: January 9, 2018 Genres: Historical Fiction, Contemporary, Fantasy Warning: Death, suicide, sad stuff In New York City during the summer of 1969, the four Gold siblings are on the verge of self-awareness when a mystical woman who has the ability to tell you […]

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Reign of the Fallen – Review

Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads | Amazon Publication Date: January 23, 2018 Genres: Fantasy, YA, LGBT In the kingdom of Karthia, where the dead rule and have not allowed any change in over 200 years, Odessa is one of six master necromancers. It is her job to raise the […]

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Reflection: My Birthday

It’s my 20th birthday tomorrow. I’m sure that sentence can sound like I am either excited or hating it. Honestly, I am not sure where I stand. Somewhere in the middle. Right now, I want to take a minute or two to reflect on this.  Two decades. That’s how much time I have taken up, […]

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The Girls – Review

The Girls by Emma Cline Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Goodreads | Amazon  Publication Date: June 14, 2016 Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Adult Warning: This book contains sexually graphic content and the usage of illegal drugs.  When Evie, a young teenager living in Northern California, sees Suzanne in the park one day, it seems that her summer was fated. […]

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