These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery. A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume herContinue reading “These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong | Book Review”

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: If there’s one thing seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter knows, it’s that a real man takes care of his family. As the son of a former gang legend, Mav does that the only way he knows how: dealing for the King Lords. With this money he can help his mom, who worksContinue reading “Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas | Book Review”

Legendborn by Tracy Deonn | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC–Chapel Hill seems like the perfect escape—until Bree witnesses a magical attack her very first night on campus. A flying demonContinue reading “Legendborn by Tracy Deonn | Book Review”

The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: When Graham Barnett named his diner The Tourist Trap, he meant it as a joke. Now he’s stuck slinging reindeer dogs to an endless parade of resort visitors who couldn’t interest him less. Not even the sweet, enthusiastic tourist in the corner who blushes every time he looks her way…Continue reading “The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler | Book Review”

Well Played by Jen DeLuca | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Stacey is jolted when her friends Simon and Emily get engaged. She knew she was putting her life on hold when she stayed in Willow Creek to care for her sick mother, but it’s been years now, and even though Stacey loves spending her summers pouring drinks and flirting withContinue reading “Well Played by Jen DeLuca | Book Review”

Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Budding photographer Josie Saint-Martin has spent half her life with her single mother, moving from city to city. When they return to her historical New England hometown years later to run the family bookstore, Josie knows it’s not forever. Her dreams are on the opposite coast, and she has aContinue reading “Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett | Book Review”

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: London, 1887.  After burying her spinster aunt, orphaned Veronica Speedwell is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry—and the occasional romantic dalliance. As familiar with hunting butterflies as with fending off admirers, Veronica intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime. But fate has otherContinue reading “A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn | Book Review”

If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Oliver Marks has just served ten years in jail – for a murder he may or may not have committed. On the day he’s released, he’s greeted by the man who put him in prison. Detective Colborne is retiring, but before he does, he wants to know what really happenedContinue reading “If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio | Book Review”

Now Entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Zora Novak has been framed. When someone burns down the home of the school janitor and he dies in the blaze, everyone in Addamsville, Indiana, points a finger at Zora. Never mind that Zora has been on the straight and narrow since her father was thrown in jail. With everyoneContinue reading “Now Entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia | Book Review”

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman | Book Review

The following is from Goodreads: Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a perfectly normal boy. Well, he would be perfectly normal if he didn’t live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the world of theContinue reading “The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman | Book Review”