Jamie Goldberg is excited to volunteer for his local state senate candidate…as long as it’s behind the scenes. With his mom, sister, and grandma in deep planning mode for his sister’s upcoming bat mitzvah, the campaign becomes Jamie’s escape. Too bad he has a fear of speaking to strangers. Maya Rehman is having the worstContinue reading “Review: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed”
Everything changes for Liv Rodinsky when she punches a member of the opposing team during a softball game. It doesn’t matter that the person she punched deserved it because Liv is suspended from her expensive private school. Unfortunately, that also means her scholarship is revoked. With no way to afford tuition (her mom is sick with cancer), Liv’sContinue reading “Review: Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning”
In honor of Valentine’s Day coming up, we’ve made a list of some of our favorite YA books with swoon-worthy romances! If you’ve been a reader of ours for a while, then you know romance is a must in our YA books. We’ve featured books that focus on different YA romance tropes. Let us knowContinue reading “14 YA Romances to Read Before Valentine’s Day”
Loveboat, Taipei is marketed for “fans of Crazy Rich Asians or Jane Austen Comedy of Manners, with a hint of La La Land.” Eighteen-year old Ever Wong wants to dance. After being taken off the waitlist at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Ever finally thinks this is her shot. Too bad her ultra-strict parents alreadyContinue reading “Review: Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen”
Sophie is ready for winter break! With her parents away seeing her sister, Sophie finally has the freedom to spend time with her boyfriend. But when Sophie surprises him at a party, she overhears him telling his friend that he wants a break. He wants to have fun and Sophie isn’t fun.
*We received this book in exchange for an honest review.* Allie Abraham doesn’t like confrontation. But when she’s sitting on a plane and someone complains to a flight attendant that her dad was speaking Arabic on the phone, she stands up for him. When the man complaining sees that Allie and her father are related,Continue reading “Review: All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney”
In honor of Jennifer L. Armentrout’s upcoming release, we have made a ranked list of our favorite JLA novels. Check out JLA’s newest book, The Burning Shadow, out on October 8th! **Note: since JLA is a writing goddess, she has a lot of books, most of which are series. For the purposes of this list, we grouped herContinue reading “Our Favorite Jennifer L. Armentrout Books!”
Imagine an alternate world in which the United States established a monarchy after the American Revolution, with King George Washington I at the helm. American Royals re-imagines U.S. history, telling the story of America’s royal (read: scandalous) family.
Summer Barnes moves to Paris with her mother to repeat her senior year of high school after getting kicked out of multiple boarding schools. In order to receive her large trust fund, Summer has to prove that she can graduate high school as quickly as possible and attend college. Ready to start over, Summer hopesContinue reading “Review: Romancing the Dark in the City of Light by Ann Jacobus”
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”