Book Review: Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell 🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: Pedophilia Laura Dean is Freddy's everything: she's funny, confidant, the most popular girl in school, and when they are together she makes Freddy's heart sing. But when they're apart, Laura Dean is just...distant and keeps hooking up with other girls. … Continue reading Book Review: Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me

Book Review: The Henna Wars

The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar 🌺🌺🌺.5/5 Trigger Warning: Racism, Homophobia, Forced Outing, Bullying Nishat has a problem. Well, she doesn't have a problem—her parents, friends and rivals do. Her parents won't accept that she is a lesbian. Her friends won't accept her desire to operate a henna shop as part of their school project. And her … Continue reading Book Review: The Henna Wars

Book Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune

The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 A northern barbarian is sent south to marry the emperor. Once she bears a son, she's sent into exile with only her faithful servant at her side. But her story doesn't end there. Her story is just beginning. Angry mothers raise daughters fierce enough to … Continue reading Book Review: The Empress of Salt and Fortune

Book Review: Smoke Bitten

Smoke Bitten by Patricia Briggs 🌺🌺🌺/5 Something has escaped from Underhill. Something with the power to assume control over anything with a single bite—and then take their form. It's up to Mercy to stop it, before it can kill anything else. 3.5 stars, rounded down—and I'm kinda sobbing to be admitting that I didn't love … Continue reading Book Review: Smoke Bitten

Book Review: Harley in the Sky

Harley in the Sky by Akemi Dawn Bowman 🌺🌺🌺/5 Harley has dreamed of being a trapeze artist for as long as she can remember. And with her parents owning a literal circus (in Las Vegas), she should be a natural, right? Nope. Her parents keep her grounded and want to her pursue college instead of … Continue reading Book Review: Harley in the Sky

Book Review: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 When northerner Yeine is summoned to the city of Sky after her mother's death, she had no idea she would be named one of the heirs to the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. But the city of Sky is deadly, and the other two heirs aren't willing to give … Continue reading Book Review: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Book Review: The Right Swipe

The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai 🌺🌺🌺/5 Two rival dating app spokespeople set their eyes—and their hearts—on each other after one ghosts the other. That's the bad description! You know, where you try to describe a book/movie as poorly as possible while still being mostly right? Despite my three stars, this was not a bad … Continue reading Book Review: The Right Swipe

Book Review: Jade City

Jade City by Fonda Lee 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 With the ability to give humans super strength, jade is a precious commodity that is found only on the island of Kekon and jealously guarded by the mafia-like clans who train for years for the ability to wear it. But the Mountain Clan is intend on consolidating power into … Continue reading Book Review: Jade City

Book Review: A Prince on Paper

A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 After the discovery that her father had nearly killed her cousin (and her), Nya fled Thesolo for NYC, to try to live on her own and be free. It...didn't quite turn out to be so great, so she slinks back for her cousin's royal wedding. And stumbles … Continue reading Book Review: A Prince on Paper