Sixteen year-old Ewan Mao knows one thing for certain: according to prophecy, it’s his destiny to kill the evil tyrant whose dark reign has terrorized Britain. Although he’s just a normal boy, deep down Ewan is confident that he has exactly what it takes to be a hero. But when Ewan’s big moment comes, he… Read More REVIEW: A Hero at the End of the World
Well of course they do! But that’s not quite what I mean. I’m an avid audiobook listener. Whether it’s in my car, or I’m playing Stardew Valley, or I’m baking, I tend to have an audiobook playing. And recently I’ve been noticing a trend in my listening, especially over the course of this summer. I’ve… Read More Do Audiobooks Make a Difference?
OCD-afflicted Griffin has just lost his first love, Theo, in a drowning accident. In an attempt to hold onto every piece of the past, he forges a friendship with Theo’s last boyfriend, Jackson. When Jackson begins to exhibit signs of guilt, Griffin suspects he’s hiding something, and will stop at nothing to get to the… Read More REVIEW: History Is All You Left Me
Title: More Happy Than Not Author: Adam Silvera Published: June 2015 Genre: Speculative Fiction/LGBTQA+ Rating: ★★★★★ BELOW ARE MY THOUGHTS IMMEDIATELY AFTER READING You can’t end a goddamned book like that… you just can’t….. Don’t let the smiley face on the cover fool you, this book isn’t fucking happy. It tricks you into thinking it is,… Read More REVIEW: More Happy Than Not
The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality. When Garrard was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was outed to his parents, and was forced to make a life-changing decision: either agree to attend… Read More AUDIOBOOK REVIEW: Boy Erased
“ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we’re off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales.” Title: The Princess Saves Herself In This One Author: Amanda Lovelace Published: April 2016 Genre: Poetry Rating: ★★★★★ The fact that Amanda is a friend of mine won’t be… Read More REVIEW: The Princess Saves Herself In This One
Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night… Read More AUDIOBOOK REVIEW: A Court of Mist and Fury