The Bride Test ~ Helen Hoang

Rating:3/5 This romance novel was funny and delightful, but not without a few annoying plot elements. Khai's mother traveled back to Ho Chi Minh City not with the sole purpose of travelling back to her homeland, but also to find Khai a bride. He struggled with relating to women, and is not sure how to … Continue reading The Bride Test ~ Helen Hoang


Anything But Typical ~ Nora Raleigh Baskin

Rating: 4/5 I'm not as well versed in books that are first person perspective from someone on the Autistic spectrum, so I'm not sure I'm the best person to seek advice from with regards to this book, but I will say that overall I enjoyed this story. Jason Blake is twelve years old, and a … Continue reading Anything But Typical ~ Nora Raleigh Baskin

Parable of the Sower ~ Octavia Butler

Rating: 4/5 It's 2025 where Lauren Olamina's journals begin to show The United States devolving into chaos and reactivity. Resources are scarce, and the government is not helping with any sense of security. Lauren's family unit is still strong, and her father places an emphasis on self-reliance and community. Lauren's worried for her future, and … Continue reading Parable of the Sower ~ Octavia Butler