Review

The Young Elites

Some hate us, think us outlaws to hang at the gallows. Some fear us, think us demons to burn at the stake. Some worship us, think us children of the gods. But all know us. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect of Marie Lu’s The Young Elites, but I was intrigued enough by the… Read More The Young Elites

Review

Margot

And let us not forget Margot, who kept her own diary, which was never found. – Miep Gies While I really enjoyed Cantor’s Searching for Sky, I absolutely fell head over heels for her historical retelling Margot. Margot hit me on a much more personal and emotional level than her other novel did, as well… Read More Margot

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Survival: Hawaiian Style

Wow! To be completely honest, I sincerely did not know what to expect from author Austin Aslan’s debut novel The Islands at the End of the World. But I am coming away sincerely impressed and slightly even terrified with this stunningly original debut. Right before my eyes, my beautiful islands are changing forever. And so… Read More Survival: Hawaiian Style

Review

Rose Under Fire

Despite loving Wein’s Code Name Verity, I’ll admit that I was a bit hesitant to read the sequel – mostly because I didn’t think I was ready to have my heart torn to shreds again. After forcing myself to give it a go, I think I’ll even say that I ended up liking Rose Under… Read More Rose Under Fire

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Dangerous Girls

Wouldn’t we all look guilty, if someone searched hard enough? How is it possible to review something so brilliant yet so twisted and mind-blowing? Frankly, it’s a near impossible feat, but Dangerous Girls is so amazing that I at least have to try to express its brilliance. It’s spring break of senior year, and that… Read More Dangerous Girls

Review

We Were Liars

We are Sinclairs. No one is needy. No one is wrong. We live, at least in the summertime, on a private island off the coast of Massachusetts. Perhaps that is all you need to know. We Were LiarsĀ is an incredibly difficult book to review. Not only because I loved it so much – that’s certainly… Read More We Were Liars