Review: Killing November by Adriana Mather

November Adley’s life changes instantly when she arrives at Academy Absconditi. 1) She has no idea where the school is located. 2) Instead of math and english, she’s enrolled in knife throwing, body language reading and accents. 3) The students are ruthless and competitive to the point where November fears her physical safety. 

Review: They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman

Jill Newman attends an exclusive prep school on Long Island called Gold Coast Prep. On the outside, Jill’s life is perfect, but nothing is as it seems, especially since three years ago Jill’s best friend Shaila Arnold was killed by her boyfriend on the beach. Flash forward to her senior year, and Jill is living herContinue reading “Review: They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman”

Review: Kisses and Croissants by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau

*We received this book in exchange for an honest review.* Mia loves ballet more than anything and has six weeks to prove she can make it in an elite company. Mia travels to Paris for a summer program. At the end of summer, companies assess the final performance and make offers to join.

Review: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

Marva Sheridan has dreamed of voting in her first election since childhood. So when November 3 comes around, she cannot wait to cast her vote and make a difference. After all, she’s spent the entire summer educating and registering voters in her community. Duke Crenshaw, on the other hand, is ready to get this electionContinue reading “Review: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert”

Then and Now: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

City of Bones is the first book in Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series. It was also her first published book and the introduction to the shadowhunter world. Clare is now one of the best known YA authors! Christy and Clare first read this series years ago. We cannot remember the exact year, but it hasContinue reading “Then and Now: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare”

Mini-Review: Row by Sarah Mello

*We received this chapter in exchange for an honest review/preview.* You all know our love for the Westcott High series by Sarah Mello! We’ve raved about the series on our blog before and are anxiously awaiting the release of book 3. So when Sarah reached out and asked if we’d like to preview the first chapter ofContinue reading “Mini-Review: Row by Sarah Mello”

Review: London Prep series by Jillian Dodd

We came across this series on Instagram and knew we had to read it. It literally screamed YA Netflix show and gave us Gossip Girl vibes…but British. We love the series’ Instagram. It’s got killer promotional pics and we love seeing the actors in their characters. It helped us visualize the characters and made us love themContinue reading “Review: London Prep series by Jillian Dodd”

Review: The Lost Book of the White by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu

Warning: Spoilers if you haven’t read The Mortal Instruments series. The second book in The Eldest Curses trilogy focuses on Alec Lightwood and Magnus Bane. The first book, The Red Scrolls of Magic, took place in between City of Glass and City of Fallen Angels when Alec and Magnus went on vacation following the war with Valentine.  The Lost Book of the White is set inContinue reading “Review: The Lost Book of the White by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu”

Review: Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin

Blood & Honey picks up where Serpent & Dove left off— with Lou, Reid, Coco, Ansel, and Beau on the run from the Dames Blanches and the chasseurs. Lou’s mother, Morgane, is still trying to kill her, and Reid is struggling to reconcile his newfound witch powers with his religious chasseur upbringing. With Madame LaBelle inContinue reading “Review: Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin”

Review: Most Likely by Sarah Watson

Unfortunately, our September book club was cancelled. However, we still wanted to discuss Most Likely with you! We chose Most Likely because the author, Sarah Watson, is the creator of The Bold Type. Also, we loved the premise of four best friends and one of them is destined to be President.  FYI, our next virtualContinue reading “Review: Most Likely by Sarah Watson”