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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 355 Published: April 15, 2014 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover library loan Goodreads | Twitter To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under … Continue reading To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

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Save the Date by Morgan Matson

Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 432 Published: June 5, 2018 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover Goodreads | Twitter Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait for the first time in years, all four of her older siblings will be under one roof. Charlie is desperate for one last perfect weekend, before … Continue reading Save the Date by Morgan Matson

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What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

WOW. OKAY. THIS BOOK IS MAKING ME WANT TO SCREAM. In mostly good ways (and some frustrating ways). What if this book is so funny, with witty dialogue and hilarious narration, that I kept CACKLING in quiet, public spaces, like at work or on car rides so people start to stare? What if I kept laughing so much while reading with my boyfriend that at … Continue reading What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

8 Book Recommendations that Feature Music

8 Book Recommendations that Feature Music

I can’t read and listen to music at the same time because I lose focus and get overwhelmed. But I still like to incorporate music into my reading from time to time, whether that’s through listening to book playlists (official or fan-made) or reading books about music or musicians. If you’re passionate about reading and music, then here are five books that feature music in … Continue reading 8 Book Recommendations that Feature Music

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

It took me TWO months to finish reading The Upside of Unrequited (two whole months!). This wasn’t the fault of the book, though, but instead the result of my busy college life. Remember when I said I was absolutely not going to neglect this blog when school started? Well, I am a liar. I did try though! The Upside of Unrequited is adorable. It is a cute and light … Continue reading Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Alex, Approximately

Review: Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

OH BOY. So I really didn’t expect to love this book as much as I did. The plot was definitely what caught my attention, because the main characters meet online and become romantically involved. That’s not a spoiler, I promise. But the blurb on the back also had some cheesy and predictable lines about Bailey having an archnemesis who just happens to be “irritatingly hot” and whoops, … Continue reading Review: Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Non-YA Recommendations for YA Readers

I almost exclusively read YA, as I have for years, but occasionally I do venture into adult books. Although, in the past, it hasn’t been of my own free will. I typically read non-YA only for my literature classes. So that limits my scope a bit to the literary fiction category. Despite that limited scope, I’m going to recommend ten Non-YA books that every YA … Continue reading Top Ten Non-YA Recommendations for YA Readers