Review

The Hate U Give

Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right. The Hate U Give is an extremely powerful and important novel that is inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Now more than ever, we need books like this so we can make sure that Khalil, and… Read More The Hate U Give

Review

The Female of the Species

“You see it in all animals – the female of the species is more deadly than the male.” “Except humans.” I really enjoyed Mindy McGinnis’ debut Not a Drop to Drink and was ecstatic to hear she was going to write a new contemporary novel. The Female of the Species is an extremely thought-provoking book… Read More The Female of the Species

Review

My Sister’s Keeper

If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone? My Sister’s Keeper is one of the most philosophical, thought-provoking books I have ever read. While the ending is less than satisfactory, the characterization… Read More My Sister’s Keeper

Review

Vicious

Plenty of humans were monstrous, and plenty of monsters knew how to play at being human. What makes a person “good?” What makes a person “evil?” Are some people predestined to be “evil?” In Vicious, V.E. Schwab follows the story of two men – one bad, one worse – in an attempt to answer these… Read More Vicious

Review

The Rose Society

The irony of life is that those who wear masks often tell us more truths than those with open faces. This book is so much darker, so much grittier, than it’s predecessor The Young Elites. Marie Lu takes things to an entirely new level here, and it is simultaneously incredible and frightening. Once upon a… Read More The Rose Society

Review

The Ghosts of Heaven

Ever since I finished the last sentence of The Ghosts of Heaven, I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. It’s been a week since I’ve finished it, and the thoughts are still going around and around in my head. My initial reaction upon finishing it was complete confusion, but after a… Read More The Ghosts of Heaven