What’s the point in living on past the moment when those we have loved have left us? And how can we ever forgive ourselves for letting them go? Words in Deep Blue is an emotion-packed, beautifully written, and deeply moving story about loss, the power of books, and finding closure. The day before she moved,… Read More Words in Deep Blue
I was highly anticipating Blood Rose Rebellion ever since I heard it pitched as “Red Queen meets Les Misérables.” Unfortunately, the end result ended up being rather underwhelming and unsatisfactory, and I was just hoping for a bit more. Despite being born to a powerful, magical family, 16-year-old Anna is a Barren – someone without… Read More Blood Rose Rebellion
Sometimes it may look like someone is doing something bad, or evil, but when you look more closely at the situation, you realize that whatever’s happening may not be so bad or evil after all. It may be warranted. Maybe even good. I’ve said before that Amanda Panitch one of my favorite YA mystery authors… Read More Never Missing, Never Found
It’s easy to understand why so many people love this, but it simply didn’t leave any lasting impact or completely click with me. 17-year-old Madeline has a rare condition named SCID, meaning she is basically allergic to everything. She’s never gone to school, never left the house, never had a friend. But when a boy… Read More Everything, Everything
Ever since I read Dangerous Girls, I have been on a mission to find a book that measures up to its unpredictability and clever plotting. While Damage Done isn’t quite as mind blowing as Dangerous Girls, it comes extremely close. When Ryan enters the band room, he kills eleven of his fellow classmates before finally… Read More Damage Done
Numbers do not feel. Do not bleed or weep or hope. They do not know bravery or sacrifice. Love or allegiance. At the very apex of callousness, you will find only ones and zeros. That was… There aren’t really words adequate enough to describe exactly what reading Illuminae is like. It’s completely unique and original… Read More Am I Not Merciful?