Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Most have heard the story of the Romanov family, but Brandes promises a new interpretation. Romanov depicts the famous tale of Anastasia Romanova’s time in exile after the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917….but with a magical twist. While in exile, her father, Tsar Nicholas II, gives Anastasia (known as Nastya throughout the novel) the mission of smugglingContinue reading “Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes”

Review: Desperate Forest by Cece Louise

*We received this ARC in exchange for an honest review.* Desperate Forest follows Roselynn, the Princess of the Kingdom of Tover, on a quest to escape her murderous uncle through an ominous forest– with the help of some unexpected friends! Engaged to Darius, the new King of the Kingdom of Marcsnovia, Roselynn’s life seemed perfect– that is,Continue reading “Review: Desperate Forest by Cece Louise”

YA Books That Will Give You European Wanderlust

We created a list of fun reads that will make you immediately grab your passport and head off to Europe with a group of friends. Bring these books with you for long plane rides across the Atlantic. Warning: Claire’s favorite city to visit is London, while Christy’s is Paris. 1. Anna and The French Kiss by StephanieContinue reading “YA Books That Will Give You European Wanderlust”

Review: I See London, I See France By Sarah Mlynowski

Sydney cannot wait to embark on her first European adventure with her best friend, Leela. Leela was supposed to go with her boyfriend, but they broke up right before the end of their freshman year of college. Desperate to still go on an adventure, Leela asks Sydney to use her savings to backpack through Europe.Continue reading “Review: I See London, I See France By Sarah Mlynowski”

Review: Again, But Better By Christine Riccio

This month’s book club pick was Again, but Better by booktuber and fellow YA lover, Christine Riccio!  Again, but Better follows 20 year old Shane Primaveri on her study abroad semester in London, England circa 2011. Her college life had been one word, boring! That’s why Shane’s semester abroad had to be perfect: she was going to haveContinue reading “Review: Again, But Better By Christine Riccio”

Review: Serious Moonlight By Jenn Bennett

Serious Moonlight follows Birdie Lindberg on a journey to find herself…and maybe love along the way. Growing up without socialization and under the scrutiny of her overprotective grandparents, Birdie has a lot to learn about life. Since her strict grandmother has passed away, her grandfather gives her more freedom: enter a brand new job at aContinue reading “Review: Serious Moonlight By Jenn Bennett”

How to Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day in the D.C. Metro Area

We’ve compiled a list of independent bookstores that are having events on April 27, 2019. Check them out and celebrate the local bookstores by participating in events all day long. We’re also featuring D.C.’s first ever Bookstore Crawl. Go to all participating locations or simply hit up your local store in support of #IndieApril. 

Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper By Kerri Maniscalco

Inspired by the murders committed by Jack the Ripper, Maniscalco has you traveling back in time to 19th century London. Audrey Rose Wadsworth hails from high-society. She’s the daughter of a lord and as such, she should behave like a lady. Audrey has other plans, caring more about forensics than afternoon tea. Under the supervisionContinue reading “Review: Stalking Jack the Ripper By Kerri Maniscalco”