Contemporary Literature · Translations

The Housekeeper and the Professor

I've had this book on my shelf for years. A not insignificant number of years. And I don't know why, but every time I was looking for a new book to read, I'd pass it over. Maybe because it's just so small and I didn't notice it? Maybe because, despite everything good I'd heard about it, I… Continue reading The Housekeeper and the Professor

Contemporary Literature · Romance

Seven Days in June

The color blocking on this cover is so eye-catching. And this is mostly not at all related, but I have been loving that song Heat Waves by Glass Animals and every time I see this title, that song pops into my head. While it's "seven days in June" versus "late nights in the middle of June" it… Continue reading Seven Days in June

Contemporary Literature · Young Adult

Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Funny story about how this one found its way onto my shelves. One of our major vices (if you will), nutritionally, is pop tarts. We eat a lot of them. If you are curious, my partner is a “brown sugar cinnamon” person. And I alternate between “chocolate chip cookie dough” and “unfrosted strawberry” (I know,… Continue reading Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Contemporary Literature · Romance

Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake

I read my first book by Hall, Boyfriend Material, last year and I freaking LOVED it. I wrote a spectacularly gushing review. It was so good - the writing/dialogue especially. So, despite the fact that, to be honest, this one didn't sound quite as much up my alley (as far as set-up), I went ahead and… Continue reading Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake

Contemporary Literature · Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated · Young Adult

The Magic Fish

While not prolifically popular, this one came highly recommended from the couple #bookstagram reviews I saw for it. Though, in typical fashion, I didn’t save the posts about it and now totally have no idea where the recs came from. So, I’m back to sending my thanks to the universe and hoping it finds its… Continue reading The Magic Fish