My Favorite Half-Night Stand

I’ve never been a huge “romance” reader but now that I’ve discovered what I will call the rom-com genre that is Christina Lauren, I’m obsessed.

2019 ALA Award Winners

The ALA announced all the major winners for our favorite awards, like the Printz, The Newbery, the Caledecott, and more.

Author Spotlight: Ashley Elston

Here are all four books by Ashley Elston you can binge read if you like mysteries and complicated relationships and heightened high school drama. 

The Poet X

My grad school class on YA literature asks us to read an “award winning YA book from 2017, 18 or 19” and I knew I wanted to read The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Continent: Original ARC

My YA literature class this spring asks us to read a “banned or challenged book” that we haven’t read, and coincidentally, right around that time I won a Twitter book giveaway and a signed, original ARC of the Continent, before the rewrite, landed on my doorstep. I couldn’t help myself.

Author Spotlight: Kieran Scott

Kieran Scott (also known by her pen name Kate Brian) is an author I was obsessed with in high school. The Private series drew me in like nothing else, and once I discovered that Kate Brian was a pen name, I started looking at the work of Kieran Scott under her own name

When We Caught Fire

Set against the backdrop of the 1871 Great Chicago Fire, When We Caught Fire is a historical romance with a love triangle, an impending wedding, a lot of talk about “society” and a great ominous foreboding sense about the whole thing.

For Better and Worse

I love a good murder, but could I execute the perfect one and get away with it? Probably not. But Natalie and Will are going to try

Author Spotlight: Lysa Terkeurst

It’s a new year and maybe a new you, or a new version of you, or you’re just trying to make some changes. We all do it, even if we don’t realize it.

What Waits in the Woods

It’s a little spooky, kind of scary, makes me never want to camp ever, and wow, I’m glad I read it. 

Roomies

I’ve never been big on “romances” or even “rom-coms” but wow am I addicted to Christina Lauren books right now