Retellings · SciFi · Young Adult

Heart of Iron & Soul of Stars

This has been on my TBR since it came out last year, because I LOVE the story of Anastasia. My favorite movie growing up was the animated Anastasia (who can resist that little bat sidekick, Bartok?!). But seriously, the story has always fascinated me and even though it’s long been proven that Anastasia died at… Continue reading Heart of Iron & Soul of Stars

Contemporary Literature · Young Adult

SLAY

There are so many freaking reasons why I picked up this book: the cover (gorgeous), the title (so good), the description (so unique and, though I’m not personally a gamer, it sounded fascinating), and very importantly, Black women in STEM (phenomenally necessary YA rep). Anyways, not to give too big of a spoiler for the… Continue reading SLAY

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