17-year-old Esme Pearl needs cash, and she’s got a babysitter’s club to make that happen. When the new girl at school wants to join the club thanks to the mysterious note left by her mother, the two girls must take on something they’ve never faced before. Fashion, toddlers, and a whole lot of fun ensue in this book that’s definitely one of my new favorites of the year!
This book was not what I expected it to be — and it turned out to be the best thing for me.
Continue reading “Mini Review: The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams”
Gu Miyoung is a normal girl… or so everyone thinks. She’s actually a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must feed from the energy of men to survive. One night, she accidentally meets Jihoon in the forest and in saving his life, ends up losing her fox bead — her fox soul. Time is running out for Miyoung, but how will she and Jihoon navigate between the human and non-human world, as well as their growing feelings for one another? Continue reading “Review – Wicked Fox by Kat Cho (plus bonus goodies)”
**Thanks to the publisher for kindly providing me with a free copy for my honest review on NetGalley! My little Puerto Rican heart was screaming for days!**
Lupe visits Puerto Rico every summer with her father, but this year she has to make the trip alone. What a time to be visiting the island, though — lurking the streets of Puerto Rico is something that is killing off a formerly tight-knit group of teens one by one. Lupe must join forces with Javier, who she can’t seem to stand, in order to put a stop to the murders that are sweeping San Juan — and may be coming for Javier himself. Continue reading “Review: Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal”
Four Paths, New York has a problem. Deep in the woods surrounding the town, something lurks that threatens the safety of everyone. The four founding families of the town, the Carlisles, the Sullivans, the Hawthornes and the Saunderses, have kept the town safe since its birth. Now, the descendants of these founders are tasked with doing the same. When Violet Saunders moves to Four Paths where her mother grew up, she slowly begins to uncover its secrets and has to work together with the other founder kids to ensure the beast that’s locked away in The Gray can never be set free.
There’s something so incredibly nerve-wracking about picking up your most anticipated book of the year. Will I love it as much as I’d hoped? Will I hate it and look like an idiot? Maybe I’ll just put it off one more day…
I stared at it on the top of my book pile for about a week after I received it thanks to this fear. But I’m glad I finally picked it up, because The Devouring Gray is absolutely my favorite book of this year so far.
Continue reading “Review: The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman”
**I was very blessed to be provided with an e-ARC of Again, But Better by NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinion. Thank you again!**
Shane Primaveri’s college experience hasn’t exactly gone as she’d hoped. Stuck in a major she’s not passionate about, she’s slogged through her first two years without making any real connections. When an opportunity to study creative writing in London appears, Shane lies to her parents and sets off to have her college experience the right away.
Again, But Better is a crossover NA novel by booktuber Christine Riccio (polandbananasbooks) and was one of my most anticipated reads of this year.
Let’s talk about why it was lukewarm for me. Continue reading “Review: Again, But Better by Christine Riccio”