One thing about contemporary books: when you read the wrong one, the genre feels boring, overdramatic, and bloated. But when you read the right one…magic happens. And I’m happy to say that that was the case this time! ☀ Summery … Continue reading Long Story Short Book Review! // Shakespeare Summer Camp Romance!
I think that I might have found a new favorite trope in the world of YA contemporaries. What is that trope, you might ask? Two words: Kpop boy band*. *before you tell me that it’s three words, just ask yourself: … Continue reading Once Upon A K-Prom ARC Review!
Yes, you read that title right. I read a random contemporary in the middle of November…and now it’s a new favorite. My own reading habits scare me sometimes. Upon staring at such a gorgeously illustrated, unfathomably adorable cover you might … Continue reading xoxo book review! // a new favorite contemporary ft. kpop idols and seoul
An audio/podcast version of this post can be found here. Hi friends! I just realized, in the process of reading From Little Tokyo, With Love that Little Tokyo is a very beautiful place in L.A. that I had no idea … Continue reading from little tokyo, with love arc review! // a modern fairytale
Hi friends! I’m so excited to talk about a book that completely surprised me with how much I enjoyed it! So let’s get cracking* before I start rambling nonsense. *what am i, 128374 years old…? Thank you so much Penguin … Continue reading Super Fake Love Song ARC Review! // music + romance = an amazing book
Hi friends! I’m here to share a review for a book I actually listened to on audio! I know: another audiobook finished? I don’t know who I am either. Rumi Seto spends a lot of time worrying she doesn’t have … Continue reading Summer Bird Blue Book Review! // music and loss and surfing
Hi friends! Today, I’m reviewing a book that surprised me. If you’ve been around for a while, you know that I don’t read a lot of contemporary*. So when I picked one up from the “Queen of Contemporary” I was … Continue reading Dreamland Review! | A Darker Contemporary Than I Was Expecting…
Hi friends! I’m back with another blog tour review and this time IT’S FOR A CONTEMPORARY??? *cue the gasps* Yes, I’m breaking my own eggshell and becoming a contemporary loving chicken. Title: WORDS WE DON’T SAY Author: K.J. Reilly Pub. Date: October 2, 2018 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Formats: Hardcover, eBook Pages: 288 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, iBooks, TBD Joel Higgins has 901 unsent text messages saved on his phone. Ever since the thing that happened, there are certain people he hasn’t been able to talk to in person. Sure, he shows up at school, does his mandatory volunteer hours at the soup kitchen, and spends pretty much every moment thinking about … Continue reading Rockstar Book Tours: WORDS WE DON’T SAY Review and Giveaway! | Contemporary??? For ONCE???
Hi friends! I’m back at ya with another review, but first I’d like to send my great thanks the the awesome folks at Turner Publishing for sending me an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review! Synopsis The summer before her junior year, paleontology geek Natalie Page lands a coveted internship at an Ice Age dig site near Austin. Natalie, who’s also a plus-size fashion blogger, depends on the retro style she developed to shield herself from her former bullies, but vintage dresses and perfect lipstick aren’t compatible with prospecting for fossils in the Texas heat. But nothing is … Continue reading Mammoth ARC Review | A Contemporary With Awesome Rep!
Hi friends! Today, we’re going to be doing another Tag Tuesday and the topic is character driven books! I’m not exactly sure what qualifies a book as character driven so I’m instead I’m going to pick books where the characters are a huge focus. Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm hosts Top 5 Tuesday, so go check her blog out! The Raven Cycle by Maggie Steifvater Despite not loving this series, I do adore the characters! Without Blue and her Raven Boys, I’d have DNF’d it a long time ago. Also, can we just take a moment to appreciate Richard Campbell Gansey III? … Continue reading Tag Tuesday: Top 5 Character Driven Books