Wonder ~ R. J. Palacio

This beautiful story tells the tale of August Pullman, a boy with a craniofacial anomaly, meaning his features don't look like those of a typical face. He's had dozens of surgeries to correct things both internally and externally, and he's pushed through all of them to stability for the time being. Now August faces fifth … Continue reading Wonder ~ R. J. Palacio

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I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl ~ Gretchen McNeil

Rating: 3/5 I definitely got what McNeil was trying to do here, subvert sexist and homophobic stereotypes by employing them in her plot, revealing their inefficacy and ultimately reminding readers to stay true to themselves. But I found I didn't love this story, despite wanting McNeil to succeed. None of the characters, but especially not … Continue reading I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl ~ Gretchen McNeil

A Court of Wings and Ruin ~ Sarah J. Maas 

Rating: 😍😭😲😂😍😍😍 I cannot begin to review ACOWAR without first reminding myself and you of it's predecessors, A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR) and A Court of Mist and Fury (ACOMAF). There will be spoilers. At this point, it simply cannot be helped. But believe me, there are so many themes, motives, nuances, there … Continue reading A Court of Wings and Ruin ~ Sarah J. Maas