Sept. 1, 2020
Yet another month of quarantine/social distancing passes, and I continue to find myself on the outside looking in. Kind of, if you consider the outside the inside and vice versa.
I don’t really go outside; in fact, this month marks the first time I actually went out with a friend for a longer period of time. Back in March or April, I delivered baked goods to a handful of my friends, ...
She's Too Pretty to Burn | Wendy Heard
Aug. 23, 2020
--Thank you to Henry Holt & Company, NetGalley, and Wendy Heard for providing me an eARC in exchange for an honest review.--
Let me just start off my review by saying it deserves the five stars.
“She’s Too Pretty to Burn” is a 2020 YA psychological thriller written by Wendy Heard. It details the story of photographer Veronica and swimmer Mick, finding each other on the outskirts of a party they both find ...
The Bro Code | Elizabeth Seibert
Aug. 12, 2020
The Bro Code is a novel written by Elizabeth Seibert, soon to be released to the world on September 22, 2020. It details the senior year of Nick Maguire, a popular soccer player at North Cassidy High. As a captain of a popular team, he is constantly in the view of the rest of the school, along with his best friends Carter O'Connor and Austin Banks. They follow a set of rules called "The Bro ...
Parachutes | Kelly Yang
June 28, 2020
TW: s*xual misconduct, r*pe
Author Kelly Yang approaches the #MeToo movement with a bold stroke and she is not afraid to back down. Based on her own research and experiences, she wrote the book Parachutes to feature two young women fighting against their school system and those part of it after they undergo cases of sexual misconduct.
Dani is a star student who excels in the school's debate program. She is "groomed" by ...
April 20, 2020