Book Review: The Revolution of Birdie Randolph

Rating: 3/5 A coming of age story that I never really felt connected to. Book CWs RacismPolice BrutalityAbuseDrug/Alcohol Abuse Premise Dove (Birdie) Randolph has always been who her parents (more specifically, her mom) wanted her to be. Just a sophomore in high school, Birdie is already forced to do everything in her power to prepare … Continue reading Book Review: The Revolution of Birdie Randolph

Book Review: The Last Little Blue Envelope (13 Little Blue Envelopes Sequel)

Rating: 4/5 I liked this a lot more than the previous book. The story kept me interested and the main character was more bearable than before. Book CWs CheatingBlackmailParent abandonmentDeath Premise Last summer, Ginny received instructions from her recently deceased aunt in the form of 13 little blue envelopes. The letters took her through several … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Little Blue Envelope (13 Little Blue Envelopes Sequel)

Book Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Rating: 4/5 Outrageously cute and addictive Book CWs HomophobiaLesbophobic commentsBullyingBlackmail Premise Jacques and Blue have been email penpals ever since they met through the school's tumblr. They are both juniors at the same high school and they are both closeted gay men. Neither of them have revealed their true name. Simon (Jacques) forgets to log … Continue reading Book Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Book Review: 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

Rating: 3.5/5 As a huge fan of the Shades of London series, I was extremely excited to read another series from Maureen Johnson. Unfortunately the unrealistic nature of the story and confusing main character made this fall a little flat for me. Book CW: Character death, attempted sexual assault, use of the R-word (in a … Continue reading Book Review: 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

Book Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia (The Caster Chronicles #1)

Rating: 3/5 I was super excited to read this book and start a new series. Enjoyed the plot but not the way it was told. Book CW: Character death, villianizing mental illness (ableism), fatshaming. Premise Ethan Wate is about to start his sophomore year of high school in the small, boring, and predictable town of … Continue reading Book Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia (The Caster Chronicles #1)

Book Review: When You Read This by Mary Adkins (My First Real Post!)

Rating: 4.5/5 A fast an enjoyable read told through nonconventional means. Not much else to say. I didn’t give it a 5 simply because I wanted more from the ending but I’m not exactly sure what.  Book CW: character death, cancer, profanity Premise The book is a compilation of emails, text messages, and blog posts.  … Continue reading Book Review: When You Read This by Mary Adkins (My First Real Post!)