Fantasy · Retellings · Young Adult

Hunted

This’ll be a short intro. I LOVE Beauty and the Beast. It’s my favorite old school Disney movie and probably tied for favorite all time (with Tangled, of course). And don’t even get me started on the new live action with Emma Watson…it’s perfection. Plus, on top of loving Beauty and the Beast, I do… Continue reading Hunted

ARC · Contemporary Literature · Young Adult

Down and Across

A few things drew me to this book. One, the adorable crossword puzzle cover. Two, the recommendation by Adam Silvera (I just recently read my first book by him, More Happy Than Not, and, though it wasn’t necessarily my favorite book ever, I respect the writing and story-crafting, look forward to reading another, and generally… Continue reading Down and Across

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

Fantasy · Retellings · Young Adult

The Wrath & the Dawn (duology)

I’ve seriously only heard great things about this duology, so when I saw them on the shelf at Walmart a few months ago, I just had to pick them up. Plus, the author blurb mentioned that Ahdieh is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, so I of course have to show some alumna support! But then,… Continue reading The Wrath & the Dawn (duology)