Contemporary Literature

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Well, after seeing this book all over bookstagram after its recent publication, and with a title that intriguing, I knew I was going to have to read it. So, I added my name to the “holds” list at the library. Three months later this (adorably tiny) book was ready for me to pick up! My… Continue reading My Sister, the Serial Killer

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Fantasy · Young Adult

Muse of Nightmares

I read Strange the Dreamer when it came out last year because Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy is one of my favorites. And I really enjoyed it – I loved the dream-like quality of the story and the writing, and the world-building and magical system were phenomenal. Lazlo was such a compelling and… Continue reading Muse of Nightmares

Contemporary Literature

Fruit of the Drunken Tree

This was the inaugural book for #readacrossinstagram, co-sponsored by @saltwaterreads, @litonhst, and @words.between.worlds. So essentially everyone who participates in any or all of those three bookstagram-based book clubs would be reading the same book, altogether, this month. First, what a heartwarming use of technology and digital (book-related) community! And second, what an amazing book choice… Continue reading Fruit of the Drunken Tree

Contemporary Literature · Romance · Young Adult

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

I’ve seen this one around, especially on bookstagram, for years, but was never overly interested in it until recently, when I heard about the Netflix movie coming out. Then the hype got out of control…and I totally fell for it. Plus, of course, you all already know that I cannot watch a movie without reading… Continue reading To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before