fantasy · Historical Fiction · young adult

Blood Rose Rebellion

Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is Barren, unable to perform the simplest spells. Anna would do anything to belong. But her fate takes another course when, after inadvertently breaking her sister’s debutante spell—an important chance… Continue reading Blood Rose Rebellion

Adult · Autobiography · Nonfiction · young adult

Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me

In this groundbreaking debut essay collection, featuring never-before-seen photos, actress Lily Collins―star of Mortal Instruments and Rules Don’t Apply―is opening a poignant, honest conversation about the things young women struggle with: body image, self-confidence, relationships, family, dating and so much more. For the first time ever, Lily shares her life and her own deepest secrets,… Continue reading Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me

Animals · contemporary · Fiction

A Dog’s Purpose

This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog’s search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, this touches on the universal quest for an answer to life’s most basic question: Why are we here? Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden haired puppy… Continue reading A Dog’s Purpose

Adult · contemporary · Fiction

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Once you let a book into your life, the most unexpected things can happen… Broken Wheel, Iowa, has never seen anyone like Sara, who traveled all the way from Sweden just to meet her pen pal, Amy. When she arrives, however, she finds that Amy’s funeral has just ended. Luckily, the townspeople are happy to… Continue reading The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Non-Book Reviews/Talks

Finding Neverland (the musical)

Okay so obviously this isn’t a book review, but I figured it’s based (somewhat) on the origins of one of my favorite books so that means I can fangirl about it on my blog right? Not to mention I’ve been rereading favorite books of mine this past week, so I don’t have any new reviews… Continue reading Finding Neverland (the musical)

contemporary · Fiction · LGBTQ+ · young adult

10 Things I can see from Here

Think positive. Don’t worry; be happy. Keep calm and carry on. Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and as much as she wishes it was something she could just talk herself out of, it’s not. She constantly imagines the worst, composes obituaries in her head,… Continue reading 10 Things I can see from Here