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Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult Fiction Publication Date: March 20th, 2018 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers ISBN: 031646399X Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Emily X.R. Pan’s debut book is a heartbreakingly beautiful story told through a young girl’s way of coping with her mother’s depression and ultimately suicide. This story goes between the past and … Continue reading Review: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Renaissance, Fairy tale Publication Date: November 18th, 2017 Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 1979878102 Rating: ♥♥♥♥ This book was made to be just like the bedtime stories that we used to hear as kids, but transformed into something for adults. Hence the subtitle of “A Bedtime Story for Big People”. There … Continue reading Review: Sir Blunder (A Bedtime Story for Big People) by Walter Kerr
Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, Christian Fiction Publication Date: November 7th, 2017 Publisher: Bethany House ISBN: 0764219618 Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ This book is told through two different perspectives. The first one is Judd Markley, a man who leaves his home in West Virginia because of a mining accident involving him and his brothers. Judd was lucky to … Continue reading Review: The Sound of Rain by Sarah Loudin Thomas
Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Publication Date: December 5th, 2017 Publisher: Del Rey ISBN: 1101885963 Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I did not know what to expect when I started this book, but it was definitely not that I would fall in love with it. The Girl in the Tower is the sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale, … Continue reading Review: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
Genre: Mystery and FictionPublication Date: January 24th, 2017 Publisher: Crown ISBN: 1101905603 Rating: ♥♥♥ The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry is a book set in modern day Salem where a whole new witch hunt happens. The main character, Callie is the daughter of one of the witch descendants that took part in the Salem … Continue reading Review: The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry
Genre: YA Fiction, Contemporary, Magic Realism Publication Date: May 16th, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion ISBN: 1484752724 Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I originally was only interested in this book because of the cover. However I soon found out that this book was so much more than a pretty cover. The story takes place in a modern day town where … Continue reading Review: The Best Kind of Magic by Crystal Cestari