The Hazel Wood ~ Melissa Albert

Rating: 3/5 I was not thrilled by this book as I expected to be. In fact, I found the first half of the book downright boring. The second half had a bit more action and more of the fairytale elements I was looking for. Alice was pretty whiny throughout the whole story, and kind of … Continue reading The Hazel Wood ~ Melissa Albert

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A Dream Called Home ~ Reyna Grande

Expected publication Tuesday October 2nd, 2018! Rating: 5/5 I'm a sucker for memoirs, but Grande's memoir is so beautiful and makes me want to read the rest of her body of work immediately! Grande's writing is vivid, yet feels simple and approachable. It's clear the amount of effort she put into picking just the right … Continue reading A Dream Called Home ~ Reyna Grande

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe ~ Preston Norton

Rating: 3/5 This book is not the most light-hearted of teen fiction, but the caper-like feel certainly gives readers a reprieve from the heavy topics. **Trigger warning for suicide talk** Cliff, commonly known to Happy Valley High School, is often referred to as Neanderthal, both behind his back and in his presence. He is an … Continue reading Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe ~ Preston Norton