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 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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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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My Crown of Jadedness

The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye My rating: 3 of 5 stars Actual Rating: 3.5 stars Imagine and it shall be. There are no limits. —Nikolai I would be a hypocrite if I say I didn’t buy this book because of its gorgeous cover. The moment I saw it featured on one of Jesse the…

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