The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Take the stars. All of them. Load them up in a wheelbarrow or cargo plane or semi-truck. Take them all! I got to the bottom of page 4 and fell so hard - I was like that skydiver with no parachute. Honestly, I'm going to revisit this review in a month. I have to know… Continue reading The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

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The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

*****Edited Review***** (My original ranty review remains at the bottom, but let's see if I can't pull something more coherent together.) I will start by saying I can see why others enjoyed this book. It's intelligent with an interesting premise. The characters are unusual. The writing is not bad. For me, however, this book pushed… Continue reading The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

The Anti-Stepbrother by Tijan

This is, I believe, my 3rd Tijan book. I am wholeheartedly a fan. Synopsis - goofy Summer goes to college with dreams of a relationship with her dickhead stepbrother. She meets Caden as stepbrother's true colors are emerging. The story was convoluted and scattered. Low steam. Lots of slow build. But there's something so earnest… Continue reading The Anti-Stepbrother by Tijan

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Underwhelming. I try to go into a book without any pre-conceived notions. However I recently saw a trailer for the movie based on this book. It was gorgeous. Bold as brass. Bizarre and spectacular. Unfortunately that colored my expectations. What I got instead was a book with tons of potential that was terribly ordinary. I… Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs