Cheating with Max Holden

Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman My rating: 1 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Gleaning upon the tenets of Formalism (i.e. “The author is dead”), please note that my thoughts are not directed to the author. Kudos to my second…

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Q & A with Chelsea Bobulski

Hi, booknerds! I am so thankful to God for the opportunity to feature another special author. Chelsea Bobulski is the author of the upcoming YA fantasy novel, The Wood. I really enjoyed this book for many reasons (I gave it 4 out of 5 stars), so if you want to know what they are, check out my…

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YA Book Review: Out of the Narnia-like Woods

Despite its lackluster title, The Wood is one of the most unique books I’ve read this year. I really didn’t expect that it would be a mystery set in a simultaneously fantastical and contemporary setting where time travel was possible.

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A Roaring Romance

Roar by Cora Carmack My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. She was a bundle of contradictions, but one thing he understood all too well was her independence. Roar is one of the most unique and romantic YA fantasy…

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What the Fluff

Just Friends by Tiffany Pitcock My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Their past might be fake, but their future was real. It was theirs to build. It was real, unscripted, and unplanned. If you’re also one of those…

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Q & A with Erin Beaty

I recently managed to partner with Macmillan International, and they sent me an ARC of The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty. To be honest, I requested this book because of the controversy surrounding it. Still, I delved into the book with an open mind so that I could form an objective opinion. Thankfully, my optimism paid off; I…

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Please Don’t Hate Me

The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. The phrasing annoyed Sage. As long as she was pretty and in a good mood, her husband would love her? People needed love most when they…

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A Literary Tribute to K-dramas

I Believe in a Thing Called Love will monopolize your attention. I did not enjoy it to the fullest, but I would recommend it to readers who are looking for a cute and refreshingly diverse book.

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Q & A with Roshani Chokshi

It really makes your day when one of your favorite authors accepts your request for an interview. The Star-touched Queen is one of the best novels I have read this year, and I am so proud and happy that it was written by a fellow Filipino. If you want to know more about my thoughts on…

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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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