My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

I’ve had this book on my shelf for yearsssssss–and I’m talkin’ like 8ish years? I’m not even really sure why I picked it up now or why I never grabbed it sooner but it left me with SUCH a book hangover! I feel like this may be young adult fiction blasphemy, but I’ve never read…

Mustard Seed by Laila Ibrahim

Mustard Seed is the sequel to Yellow Crocus. I was so captivated by Yellow Crocus that I had to pick it up the second I learned it existed. This novel picks up in 1865 when slavery was abolished so it’s a pretty stark contrast from the climate of the preceding novel. We follow most of…

The Blood Spell by C.J. Redwine

The Blood Spell was a highly anticipated novel for me. Having stumbled upon the Ravenspire series this past summer–I knew it was a series I wanted to remain invested in from the very early chapters of its debut installment, The Shadow Queen. It’s this same series that actually rekindled my love for voracious reading and…

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

This is such a sweet novel. I had seen the movie probably a year ago? and that’s when I decided that I wanted to read the novel too. This was a SUPER easy  and quick read and a lot of the pages don’t have much text or have illustrations that help tell the story. In comparing…

Dorothy Must Die Series by Danielle Paige

I stumbled upon this series earlier this past summer– before I had a blog where I could really talk about it. I think it was just one of those things where you’re moseying around the book store and a bright spine with neat font catches your eye. There are a few things that make a…