the way you make me feel – maurene goo | review + discussion

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo Standalone Published May 8th 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Genre: contemporary, young adult, romance links: Goodreads rating: ★★★★ synopsis: From the author of I Believe in a Thing Called Love, a laugh-out-loud story of love, new friendships, and one unique food truck.Clara Shin lives… Continue reading the way you make me feel – maurene goo | review + discussion

the boneless mercies – april genevieve tucholke | review

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke Standalone Published October 2nd 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Genre: fantasy, young adult, retelling link: Goodreads rating: ★★★½ synopsis: A dark and gorgeously drawn standalone YA fantasy about a band of mercenary girls in search of female glory. Won in a major six-house auction! Frey, Ovie,… Continue reading the boneless mercies – april genevieve tucholke | review

new books, finally | haul

HELLO! This book haul is many months but I had to update my book hauls. The previous haul was at least a year late (it's depressing, amazon why did you take away my free shipping?) so I was excited that I received these amazing book mails! *I’m a Book Depository Affiliate! I get a tiny commission… Continue reading new books, finally | haul

a thousand perfect notes – c.g. drew | review + discussion

A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews Standalone Published June 7th 2018 by Orchard Books Genre: contemporary, young adult, romance, music Links: Goodreads rating: ★★★★★ synopsis: An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope.Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano… Continue reading a thousand perfect notes – c.g. drew | review + discussion

emergency contact – mary h.k. choi | review + discussion

Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. ChoiStandalonePublished March 27th 2018 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersGenre: romance, contemporary, young adult links: Goodreads rating: ★★★★½ synopsis: For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesn’t actually… Continue reading emergency contact – mary h.k. choi | review + discussion