REVIEW: ILLUMINAE by AMIE KAUFMAN & JAY KRISTOFF

Illuminae by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman Published: October 20th, 2015 (Knopf Books for Young Readers) Started Reading: July 4, 2017 Finished Reading: July 4, 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Action, Science Fiction My Rating: 5/5 Stars Synopsis:  This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is…

REVIEW: DIVIDING EDEN by JOELLE CHARBONNEAU

Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau Published: June 6th, 2017 (HarperTeen) Started Reading: June 9th, 2017 Finished Reading: June 12, 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy My Rating: 3/5 Stars Synopsis: Twins Carys and Andreus were never destined to rule Eden. With their older brother next in line to inherit the throne, the future of the kingdom was secure. But appearances—and rivals—can…

REVIEW: HISTORY IS ALL YOU LEFT ME by ADAM SILVERA

  History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera Also pictured in the photo is More Happy Than Not, also by Adam Silvera. To see my review on MHTN, click here! Published: January 17, 2017 (Soho Teen) 294 Pages Finished Reading: June 5, 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ+  My Rating: 5/5 Stars Synopsis: When Griffin’s first…

REVIEW: A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT BY SABAA TAHIR

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir Published: August 30, 2016 (Razorbill) 452 Pages Finished Reading: June 3, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult My Rating: 4/5 Stars Synopsis: Elias and Laia are running for their lives. After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake…

REVIEW: THREE DARK CROWNS BY KENDARE BLAKE

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake Published: September 20th, 2016 (Harper Teen) 398 Pages Finished Reading: May 27th, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult My Rating: 3/5 Stars Synopsis: When kingdom come, there will be one. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown…

REVIEW | Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour

Title: Everything Leads to You Author: Nina LaCour Release:  May 15, 2014 My Rating: ✦✦✦/5 Synopsis:  A love letter to the craft and romance of film and fate in front of—and behind—the camera from the award-winning author of Hold Still.   A wunderkind young set designer, Emi has already started to find her way in the competitive Hollywood…

REVIEW | Carry On By Rainbow Rowell

Title: Carry On Author: Rainbow Rowell My Rating: ✦✦✦✦✦ Synopsis:  Simon Snow just wants to relax and savor his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest, and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where…

I Finally Read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone! (REVIEW)

I did it! I'm finally reading Harry Potter and I LOVED the first book! I always knew I'd love them but there was just something holding me back from reading them. I missed the prime age to read them, probably because I was so busy reading Warriors, and just never picked them up. I bought…

REVIEW (spoiler free) | More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

I've been really in the contemporary mood recently and have been reaching for them even more than other genres. I think it's because I read mainly fantasy throughout the last year and have been looking for some simpler, cute stories than intense, high fantasy ones. I ordered More Happy Than Not online for two reasons,…