Magical Realism · Young Adult

When the Moon Was Ours

I’ve wanted to read something by Anna-Marie McLemore for awhile now. I love magical realism and all her stories sound so wonderful. Over the years, the book I wanted to start with changed, but the wanting itself never did. And this Hispanic Heritage Month seemed like the perfect time to finally pick one up. Why… Continue reading When the Moon Was Ours

Fantasy · Retellings · Young Adult

A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Y’all. This book has been on my radar since it was published. Which, I thought was sometime last year, but it turns out it was just this past January? Anyways the long and short of it is: Beauty and the Beast retelling? ALWAYS. And even though this one didn’t have quite as many libraries as… Continue reading A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Historical Fiction · Humor · Romance · Young Adult

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

I have seen so many people say that this was one of their favorite YA reads of 2017. I hadn’t really thought of reading it to start with. I mean, it looked pretty good, but it just didn’t jump out at me right away (and there are so many books that do, and my TBR… Continue reading The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue