The rom-com that everyone’s talking about! Eleanor & Park meets Bollywood in this hilarious and heartfelt novel about two Indian-American teens whose parents conspire to arrange their marriage. Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked…until Will takes a job at… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
Chris Bellows is just trying to get through high school and survive being the only stepchild in the social-climbing Fontaine family, whose recently diminished fortune hasn’t dimmed their desire to mingle with Upper East Side society. Chris sometimes feels more like a maid than part of the family. But when Chris’s stepsister Kimberly begins dating… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | *DNF* | My Fairy Godmother is a Drag Queen by David Clawson
I loved this book so much that I had a really hard time typing my words so I decided to tell you them instead!
Summer for Sasha and Ray means the sprawling old house on Long Island. Since they were children, they’ve shared almost everything—reading the same books, running down the same sandy footpaths to the beach, eating peaches from the same market, laughing around the same sun-soaked dining table. Even sleeping in the same bed, on the very… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | The Whole Thing Together by Ann Brashares
This is a spoiler free review for both the book and the series (which is why I've decided to leave out the synopsis)! My initial and incredibly articulate reaction to this book is: holy shit. I was really excited to start the series, which I did really late (summer 2016), and I found that it… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) by Sarah J. Maas
Kacey Cleary’s whole life imploded four years ago in a drunk-driving accident. Now she’s working hard to bury the pieces left behind—all but one. Her little sister, Livie. Kacey can swallow the constant disapproval from her born-again aunt Darla over her self-destructive lifestyle; she can stop herself from going kick-boxer crazy on Uncle Raymond when… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker