Review

Words in Deep Blue

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

Review

The Secrets We Keep

So often you are excited beyond belief for a certain book to release, only to finally get your hands on a copy and find yourself beyond disappointed. The Secrets We Keep was not like that. This is a book that doesn’t just meet expectations, it surpasses them by miles. From start to finish, you will… Read More The Secrets We Keep

Review

Daughter of Deep Silence

I’m the daughter of murdered parents. I’m the friend of a dead girl. I’m the lover of my enemy. And I will have my revenge. I had extremely high expectations for Daughter of Deep Silence, and needless to say it did not disappoint. This is a chilling and unputdownable analysis about one girl’s drive for… Read More Daughter of Deep Silence

Review

The Sky is Everywhere

After reading Jandy Nelson’s I’ll Give You the Sun, I was hooked by her exquisite writing and realistic characterization. Unfortunately, however, The Sky is Everywhere doesn’t quite have that same magical touch, and I was disappointed by how it turned out. My sister will die over and over again for the rest of my life.… Read More The Sky is Everywhere

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All the Bright Places

The thing I realize is that it’s not what you take, it’s what you leave. I’ll admit it flat out – I was incredibly suspicious of this book. The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park? That’s a pretty hefty marketing comparison to pull, and I suppose you can’t blame me for being wary.… Read More All the Bright Places

Review

A Monster Calls

This is such a hard book to review – not because my thoughts are conflicted, but because it relies so heavily on your emotional connection to the plot and characters. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness is a unique and thought-provoking story about grief and letting go. “The monster showed up just after midnight. As… Read More A Monster Calls