Really Really Short Review: Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett

Welcome to Really Really Short Reviews were the name is long and the reviews are short! Because sometimes short is that much sweeter. (Also, because I’m really lazy!) And there might be quotes too (lots and lots)! (Because everyone loves quotes, right?) Review: A bit of a middle of the fence read for me, there […]

Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Review: Dang, what an adorable read! Even though I liked Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda just a little more, The Upside of Unrequited is a fantastic read by Albertalli. There’s a pretty big cast of characters but the story really focuses on Molly Peskin-Suso: twin, sixteen, twenty-six crushes, zero kisses. Life gets a little […]

Review: Bright Smoke Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge

Review: So I actually went into this book not knowing (forgetting?) that this was a Romeo and Juliet retelling. It was pretty fun suddenly realizing “Oh hey! This guy doesn’t just have the name Romeo…he actually is!”. This Romeo and Juliet story definitely got an interesting twist. And while I liked the necromancy (zombiiieees!) incorporation, […]

Review: Avalon by Mindee Arnett

  Review: So Avalon. It’s definitely for the high sci-fi (is that a thing?) YA readers, rather than the casual YA reader. It’s been described as a great match for fans of Joss Whedon’s cult hit show Firefly. Very understandable so as it’s about a ragtag group of teenage mercenaries, who crew the spaceship Avalon, getting into […]