The Mark of Controversy

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth My rating: 3 of 5 stars What a person did when they were in pain said a lot about them. —Akos Yey, I finally finished reading this controversial book. Before I even picked it up, I did some extensive research just because so many people were ranting about it.…

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Q & A with Rosalyn Eves

Last month, I had the pleasure of reading Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves. It turned out to be one of the most refreshing and enlightening novels I have read this year. If you want to know more about this debut novel, feel free to check out my review. BRB has been on sale since March 28, and I hope…

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Q & A with Brigid Kemmerer

I recently read Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer. I gave it 4 out of 5 stars in light of its intriguing premise and very meaningful content. You can check out my full review. I hope that this interview will encourage you to read LTTL when it comes out on April 4, 2017 (next week). 1. What…

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Q & A with Christina June

Hi, booknerds! Dessa and I recently read an ARC of It Started with Goodbye by debut author Christina June. We genuinely enjoyed this contemporary retelling of Cinderella (both of us gave it 5 out of 5 stars), and we can hardly wait for the rest of the YA community to read it. If you want to know more about ISWG,…

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Q & A with Cale Dietrich

This month, I was fortunate enough to get an ARC of The Love Interest by debut author Cale Dietrich. I happily gave it 5 out of 5 stars, and you can know why I did so by reading my review. I am so thankful that I got the chance to have a correspondence with Cale even before I…

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Roses, Revolutions, and Royal Problems

Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Penguin Random House, for sending me an ARC of this book (all the way from New York) in exchange for an honest review. I was different. I could choose to see it as a gift. I could embrace my own power.…

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It Started with a Fairy Tale

It Started with Goodbye is a new addition to my shelf of favorite books in 2017. Even though this book is a retelling of Cinderella, the feelings it evoked in me were beautifully authentic.

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That Deadly Performance Called Love

The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thank you, Feiwel & Friends, for sending me an ARC of this book (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review. A Love Interest is who I am, and it’s all I’ll ever be. Questioning that, or letting other people know that I’m…

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