The Hate U Give review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Star Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Starr witnesses the murder of her childhood friend Khalil by a police officer. She struggles with speaking up over it between threats from the police and local gangs. Review: I heard so many great things about this book, there has beenContinue reading “The Hate U Give review”

Tides review

Tides by Betsy Cornwell Star rating: ★★★☆ ☆ 3/5 stars Format: hardcover Summary: Noah and his sister Lo go to a small island to spend the summer with their grandmother. At the same island, a pod of selkies live in the waters, Noah meets a girl from the pod and how his summer internship connects toContinue reading “Tides review”

The Golem and the Jinni review

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Decker Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 starsFormat: library eaudiobookSummary: Set in 1899 New York, this book focuses on two magical beings– a golem and a jinni, who both find themselves in a world they don’t understand.  Review: The description of this book led me to believe that this bookContinue reading “The Golem and the Jinni review”

The Winters review

​<I>The Winters</I> by Lisa Gabriele  <b>Star rating</b>: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars<b>Format</b>: library eaudiobook<b>Summary</b>: The unnamed narrator moves from barely making ends meet to marrying a rich politician who was recently widowed. Her new stepdaughter turns out to be a bigger problem then she counted on.<b>Review</b>: I enjoyed this book a good deal. I liked thatContinue reading “The Winters review”

The Changeling review

The Changeling by Victor LaValle Star Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Apollo is blissfully happy with his life, his newborn son and wife make up his happy world. Until, his wife does the unthinkable and he’s left searching for both her and his son. Review: I sooooo enjoyed this book. I thinkContinue reading “The Changeling review”

Her Body and Other Parties review

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado Star rating: ★★☆☆ ☆ 2/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: A collection of short stories told from a feminist perspective. Review: I gotta admit, I picked this up solely for the green ribbon retelling. That story was the best of the collection and it wasn’t allContinue reading “Her Body and Other Parties review”

The Haunting of Hill House review

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Star rating: ★★★☆ ☆ 3/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Strangers gather together in Hill House to investigate claims that the house is haunted. Review: I don’t think it was bad per say, but it really wasn’t scary. At one point they encounter ghosts picnicking??? Um. Kay,Continue reading “The Haunting of Hill House review”

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before review

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han Star rating: ★★☆☆ ☆ 2/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Lara Jean’s method of moving on from a crush is to write a letter to the and then put it away in her hat box. When her letters accidentally get mailed out to the boysContinue reading “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before review”

Queen’s Shadow review

Queen’s Shadow by E. K. Johnston Star Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Padmé Amidala Naberrie is about to step down after her second term as Queen of Naboo, leaving her unsure of what she will do now that she is no longer queen. Review: It’s no secret that I love the womenContinue reading “Queen’s Shadow review”

Daughters Unto Devils review

Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars Format: library eaudiobook Summary: Amanda is trying to forget the hard winter of the year before by any means that she can. Her distraction mainly takes the form of Henry, a boy from town. Soon she finds herself pregnant and moving with herContinue reading “Daughters Unto Devils review”