Paper Towns by John Green

I’m going to be real with you, Paper Towns is not my favorite book. I’ve read it two and a half times (half because I started reading it to my partner in Spring but just kind of lost steam and never finished it) and I just don’t love it. I will say that having readContinue reading “Paper Towns by John Green”

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Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis

If you’re reading a YA novel, you’re probably looking for an emotional journey. That’s one of the conventions of the genre. It’s easily the best convention of the genre. If you’re reading a YA novel about sick kids, you’re probably looking for an emotional journey that will obliterate you and crush your heart into aContinue reading “Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis”

Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

I have to start this review by saying that this one is a bit lighter-hearted that the previous two books I’ve reviewed- Unstoppable Moses and Everything, Everything both tackle some bigger issues than this novel. That is not to say, necessarily, that it is less profound. Naomi & Ely’s No Kiss List is the storyContinue reading “Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan”

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

This book came to me highly recommended by a friend (and generously gifted by my grandmother, who buys me books every year for Christmas. She’s the real MVP.) and of course that set my expectations high. I found this book somewhere on a list of books similar to The Fault In Our Stars, which isContinue reading “Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon”

Unstoppable Moses by Tyler James Smith

Is there any better way to kick off book reviews on this blog than by reviewing a debut novel by an up-and-coming author? Perhaps reviewing a debut novel by an up-and-coming author that I’ve known since I was a small child? I’m writing this review from a completely unbiased perspective, so I’ll get this littleContinue reading “Unstoppable Moses by Tyler James Smith”