Then and Now: The Selection by Kiera Cass

With the recent updates about Netflix’s movie adaption, we knew we had to reread The Selection and feature it on the blog. It’s been many years since we read the original trilogy…the spinoff books about Eadlyn don’t count. As one of our favorite YA series, we couldn’t wait to revisit the world that can be described asContinue reading “Then and Now: The Selection by Kiera Cass”

Review: A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Welcome to Panem, where the 10th Hunger Games is about to begin. Before he became president, Coriolanus Snow was a high school student. On the outside, it seemed that he and his family had plenty of money. But, that was just a cover. His family was going broke and Snow had to do something toContinue reading “Review: A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins”

Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Camilla Beauregard is a Belle. Belles are elite because they control beauty in the land of Orleans. Everyone here is born with gray skin and red eyes. Only Belles can change their appearance. Camilla spent years working to become the favorite, the Belle of the royal family. But once she ends up in the royalContinue reading “Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton”

Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Thou Shalt Kill Welcome to the future. At a certain point in time, everyone will be immortal. No more diseases or tragedies because everyone can be brought back. Sound perfect? Except, over-population leads to the creation of the Scythedom. Scythes are in charge of “gleaning” a certain amount of people to keep the population sizeContinue reading “Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman”