Crying Laughing Author: Lance Rubin Publication Date: November 19th, 2019 Publisher: Knopf Synopsis: The author of Denton Little’s Deathdate gives us a tragicomic story of bad dates, bad news, bad performances, and one girl’s determination to find the funny in … Continue reading
SynopsisImagine the worst thing a friend could ever do. This is worse. When Mel receives an unexpected email from her oldest friend Abi, it brings back memories she thought she had buried forever. Their friendship belonged in the past. To those carefree days at university. But Abi is in trouble and needs Mel’s help, and she wants a place to stay. Just for a few days, while she sorts things out. It’s the least Mel can do. After all, friends look out for each other, don’t they? I Invited Her In is a blistering tale of wanting what you can’t have, jealousy, and revenge from Sunday Times best-seller Adele Parks.
I don’t read a lot of books that aren’t young adult, but when I come across one that sounds amazing, I can’t not pick it up. That was the case for me with I Invited Her In by Adele Parks. … Continue reading
A Constellation of Roses Author: Miranda Asebedo Publication Date: November 5th, 2019 Publisher: HarperTeen Synopsis: Ever since her mother walked out, Trix McCabe has been determined to make it on her own. And with her near-magical gift for pulling valuables … Continue reading
SynopsisThe queen of YA thrillers is back with another page-turner, and this time, it's a fight to survive. In Piper's hometown, teenagers keep disappearing, and everyone assumes they're just a bunch of runaways. But when yet another person disappears, Piper and her best friend Hazel suspect something more sinister is going on. So they decide to investigate, determined to learn the truth. Their search for answers leads them to the source of the missing people...and their captors. Piper and Hazel suddenly find themselves locked away in a secluded building in the middle of a privately owned forest. But the building isn't only meant to keep them imprisoned; every room is a test to see if they can make it out alive. And failure means being lost...forever.
The first book I ever read by Natasha Preston was The Cellar. After I read The Cellar, I read The Cabin, and I really liked that one, too. While I didn’t love it as much as I loved The Cellar, … Continue reading
There’s nothing more difficult to deal with than a cranky toddler. When your toddler doesn’t get enough sleep or is kept up when they’re ready to sleep, it can feel like a tornado has been set loose in the middle … Continue reading
SynopsisThere’s no such thing as a secret. SOMETHING happened to Ava. The curving scar on her face is proof. But Ava would rather keep that something hidden—buried deep in her heart and her soul. She has her best friend Syd, and she has her tattoos—a colorful quilt, like a security blanket, over her whole body—and now, suddenly, she has Hailey. Beautiful, sweet Hailey, who seems to like Ava as much as she likes her. And Ava isn’t letting anything get in the way of finally, finally seeking peace. But in the woods on the outskirts of town, the traces of someone else’s secrets lie frozen, awaiting Ava’s discovery—and what Ava finds threatens to topple the carefully-constructed wall of normalcy that she’s spent years building. Secrets leave scars. But when the secret in question is not your own—do you ignore the truth and walk away? Or do you uncover it from its shallow grave, and let it reopen old wounds—wounds that have finally begun to heal?
I was really drawn to All the Things We Do in the Dark from the moment I read the synopsis for the book. Granted, I kind of just heard about this book like two weeks ago, and wasn’t entirely sure … Continue reading
SynopsisIt all started out as a game. Just a way to have fun. We figured as long as we had rules, it wouldn't be a problem. RULE #1: Only break into one another's houses. RULE #2: Only take stuff that can be replaced. It worked for a while. Whoever's turn it was to break in got a rush, and the rest of us laughed over the trophies they brought back. But then someone went too far. Lives got ruined. Someone is dead. And I might be next.
The Last to Die really made me excited to read it based on the premise and the blurb on the front cover, which claimed that it is “a twisty puzzle of a mystery.” I really love mysteries and thrillers, and … Continue reading
Across a Broken Shore Author: Amy Trueblood Publication Date: November 5th, 2019 Publisher: Flux Synopsis: The last thing eighteen-year-old Wilhelmina “Willa” MacCarthy wants is to be a nun. It’s 1936, and as the only daughter amongst four sons, her Irish–Catholic … Continue reading
The Light at the Bottom of the World Series: The Light at the Bottom of the World #1 Author: London Shah Pub. Date: October 29, 2019 Publisher: Freeform Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook Pages: 320 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD Synopsis: Hope had abandoned them to the wrath … Continue reading
Coral Author: Sara Ella Publication Date: November 12th, 2019 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Synopsis: Multiple award-winning young adult author Sara Ella reimagines The Little Mermaid in a powerful and unexpected way. Sixteen-year-old mermaid Coral has always been different, standing out from … Continue reading