The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo is funny, it’s adorable, it has my new favorite dad in all of YA, and it just happens to be out today! It’s also rocking a new trend that I’m LOVING in YA fiction, food trucks! And this story is every bit as delicious as the … Continue reading Books on Trend – THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL + Food Truck Books
Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian is out today, and this book is not only super sweet, but it's full of bigger themes like friendship and feminism. There are also these wonderful little historical fiction chapters that throw back to the 1940s and give readers some wonderfully entertaining history on the Meade Creamery and really just … Continue reading STAY SWEET and Other Reads with Sweet Treats
Olivia Twist is a delightful gender-bent reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist. Author Lorie Langdon brilliantly blends historic detail with a sparkling storyline. The characters are utterly endearing. Being a huge fan of Dickens' work, I was delighted by the way Langdon reinvented the characters of Olivia (Oliver) and Dodger. The Victorian London setting was … Continue reading Book Review – OLIVIA TWIST
Aru Shah and the End of Time has all the magic and sparkle that we’ve come to expect from author Roshani Chokshi in a delightful middle grade story. I was absolutely charmed by the whimsical setting and wonderful cast of characters. The fantasy elements in the story are based on Hindu mythology and made this … Continue reading ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME – Book Review
Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert is out today!!! For fans of YA contemporary fiction this is absolutely a must-read. This is easily one of the best books I've read this year and one that I will happily be foisting upon everyone I know. When it comes to contemporary fiction, I love … Continue reading Out Today – PICTURE US IN THE LIGHT!
YALLWEST (aka the greatest book festival on the west coast) is less than a month away! We are counting down the days at my house and the planning and prepping have already commenced! If you've never attended YALLWEST before, imagine two days filled with meeting your favorite authors, getting books signed, scoring amazing ARCs and … Continue reading Who’s Coming to YALLWEST?!
Fighting Fate, the sequel to Shaila Patel’s 2017 debut novel Soulmated, is out today, and I am so excited!!! I have been a huge fan of Soulmated since I read the ARC last year (check out my 5-star review here to witness all my fangirling). I absolutely fell in love with Liam and Lucky, and I just could … Continue reading FIGHTING FATE by Shaila Patel is out Today!!!