The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand Rating: Release Date: October 24, 2017 Genre: YA Contemporary On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she'd become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn't. And then she died. Now she's stuck working … Continue reading The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand // Swoony romance + surprising emotions // + hiatus?
Hey everyone! First off I want to say I'm sorry for kind of disappearing for the past few days. I started school two weeks ago and have been pretty overwhelmed with getting settled into my classes and adjusting to having, like, actual responsibilities again. https://giphy.com/embed/3o6ZsWCJf86wyTUeCAvia GIPHY *an actual representation of me and my life right … Continue reading Mini Reviews: The Kasie West Edition // the best kind of fluff + accidental disappearance and stupid school.
Because I'm super behind on reviews, I thought it'd be fun to do some mini reviews for some contemporary romances I've read lately! Love and Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch Rating: 4 Stars Release Date: May 3, 2016 Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine … Continue reading Mini Reviews: The Love Letters Edition
The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr Release Date: May 2, 2017 Rating: 2.5 Stars Seventeen-year-old Flora Banks has no short-term memory. Her mind resets itself several times a day, and has since the age of ten, when the tumor that was removed from Flora's brain took with it her ability to make … Continue reading Review: The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr
How It Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes Rating: 4 Stars I don't normally read contemporaries. I think it's because 1) usually nothing of significance seems to actually happen 2) they're all the same 3) I just don't like them. I like FANTASY. With MAGIC and EVILRY CUNNING. Also, I didn't like Holme's debut, so … Continue reading Review: How It Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes
Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz Rating: 4 Stars This was so much fun! I loved it so much more than I though I would. I really liked all the characters. I think a complaint some seem to have with Jasmine is that she's "too perfect" or "mary-sue-ish". And while I tended … Continue reading Review: Something in Between
This retelling of the story behind Alex from Target was so much fun! It's adorable. Kyle and Rachel were fun to read about, and their romance was cute. There wasn't really much instalove, and they had some good chemistry. But neither character is particularly compelling; their personalities aren't particularly strong, though not flat either. #famous … Continue reading Review: #famous
I’m a huge fan of Kasie West’s books. I've read and loved each one. They’re like the starbursts of my literary world; not that good for you, not the best candy in the world, but definitely delicious, uplifting, lighthearted, and fun. Sadly, By Your Side didn’t live up to the author’s previous works. Autumn, the … Continue reading By Your Side – Review