Then and Now: Nantucket Summer by Leila Howland 

Nantucket Summer is a collection, which includes Nantucket Blue and Nantucket Red, by Leila Howland. We first read this duology in the summer of 2017 and haven’t read it since. We were in the mood for a cute romance set near the beach, thus we chose a collection set on Nantucket.

Karen McManus’s YA Books Ranked

If you read our blog, you know we love Karen McManus’s YA books and have read all of them. She is one of our auto-buy authors and we can’t wait to read more of her mysteries/thrillers. We plan on updating this post when McManus releases her next book! Are you a McManus fan? Let usContinue reading “Karen McManus’s YA Books Ranked”

Kara Thomas’s YA Books Ranked

Kara Thomas is one of our favorite authors. She writes exciting, chilling and gripping YA mysteries/thrillers. We’ve ranked her one series and four standalone books below. We’ll continue to update this post when Thomas releases new books. If you want to learn more about Thomas, check out our interview with her from summer 2021. 1.Continue reading “Kara Thomas’s YA Books Ranked”

Our Favorite YA Books of 2021

It’s almost the end of the year, which means it’s time to go through our books for the year and name the top 10! Remember, these are books that were released in 2021. While technically The Cousins released in December 2020, it was our January 2021 book club pick and Goodreads included in its 2021Continue reading “Our Favorite YA Books of 2021”

Review: The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith

Happy Halloween everyone! To celebrate this time of year, we decided to reread one of our favorite series about witches: The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith. We read the original trilogy: The Initiation, The Captive and The Power. While we love the other three books: The Divide, The Hunt and The Temptation, they were actuallyContinue reading “Review: The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith”

July 2021 Mini-Reviews

There’s a theme for our July mini-reviews: college admissions! Review: Admission by Julie Buxbaum Chloe Wynn Berringer cannot wait to start college in Southern California, close to where she grew up. Everything in her life is perfect: her best friend, hot boyfriend and wealthy lifestyle.  Then one morning she’s greeted by the FBI, who arrestContinue reading “July 2021 Mini-Reviews”

Review: The Last Secret You’ll Ever Keep by Laurie Faria Stolarz

*We received this book in exchange for an honest review.* Nobody believes Terra. She’s become the girl who cried wolf of Dayton, Massachusetts. 

Then and Now: The Ivy by Lauren Kunze

The first of a four book series, The Ivy focuses on Callie Andrews’s first semester at Harvard. Lauren Kunze, with her friend Rina Onur, started this series while students at Harvard. They refuse to admit how much of the plot actually happened. 😉