Casey McQuiston's novel is a fun, sugary-filled treat full of charmingly relatable characters and extra sweet feels. It immediately transported me into August's world and made me wish I could travel to New York City and look for my own group of people immediately.
A completely unique and enthralling tale of horror and mystery! Getting to know all the characters and their unique dynamic in the family just added to the creepiness and the urge to read on and figure out just what exactly is going on. I can't wait to see wha the author comes up with next!
Gabrielle Korn is my new favorite writer! The way she tells her story so open and honestly and is able to connect it to the social media-driven society today without ever coming across as condescending or above it all is truly amazing and refreshing. I think nowadays everyone is so obsessed with appearing like they have it all, that reading about someone who is successful but open about their struggles is honestly inspiring for anyone out there. Definitely a new favorite!
Another phenomenal addition to the Rick Riordan presents family, I absolutely could not put this down until it was finished. I especially loved the fact that Sik was not a fighter and was able to navigate the trials set up for him by relying on his friends and the skills he did have. An exciting read for sure!
A super adorable debut romance that deals head on with mental health issues in a way that feels realistic and inspiring.
Adventures in Babysitting meets The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina in this action-packed debut. Long-time sitter Esme discovers a whole new supernatural world when weird things start happening around her. Oh, and there's kick-butt weapons disguised as diapers! Nuff said!
Three years ago, Channel Miller was introduced to the world as Emily Doe. Now, she reveals her full side of what happened before and after in this eloquent and triumphant memoir of a woman who refuses to be shamed. Raw and inflinching, her story is one that demands to be heard and will stick with you long after the final page.
An entertaining take on the teenage witch genre, which reimagines a modern world where being a witch has been ruled illegal by the government.
You Brought Me the Ocean showcases a more grounded and realistic take on the superhero origin story, focusing on the importance of family, self-identity, and honestly. Beautifully drawn and exquisitely written, this story will have you smiling, crying, and even falling in love with a new ship, all in the course of 200 pages.
Absolutely perfect for fans of Red, White and Royal Blue, this romance was a delight! Alden and Conrad encompassed all the classic tropes of a good romance: enemies to lovers, road trip and the 'dreaded' only one bed. Seeing their romance blossom and how it allowed them to open up and be their true selves was so swoon-inducing.
The core values Wonder Woman encompasses and represents are more important and relevant today than ever before. Laurie Halse Anderson does an unbelievably incredible job of introducing Diana into the modern world and shows how she deals with the world's tragedies while coming to terms with her own identity and what it means to be a hero.
A stunning sequel that builds upon the reveals of the first book while also acknowledging the personal consequences for Hannah in a way that feels very realistic and respectful to the stakes of the story, which are higher than even before.
Perfect for fans of Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Date Me, Bryson Keller is a relatable and honest look at the hardships of being a closeted kid and how keeping the real you from the people you love affects your entire life. Full of heart, wit, and important lessons, Kevin van Whye has crafted a perfect #ownvoices story with a main character and romance you'll absolutely love.
An intriguingly addictive tale of revenge and the complexities of the high school hierarchy, Clique Bait reads like a fast-paced Netflix teen drama with new secrets and lies being revealed so fast and unexpectedly you'll be waiting with bated breath to see how everything turns out, and who ends up going down.
Hannah may be a witch, but all she can focus on is avoiding her ex-girlfriend - a bit hard when she's literally part of her coven. When a series of accidents happen to those close to her, Hannah's two worlds combine in irreversible ways and nothing will ever be the same.
A fun, horror spin on the Archie comic characters we all know and love filled with a good amount of jaw-dropping plot twists and plenty of action.
Fatal Throne pulls back the curtain on a story we all remember from history class- the infamous Henry VIII and his doomed six wives. Rather than focusing on the king himself, this collection of stories adds a feminist twist by giving each of the wives their own voice. As each woman plots and struggles to try and stay alive, we are given a glimpse into who they are as individuals outside of their husband. We see their likes, their hopes and dreams, and ultimately, get a better understanding of just how powerful and independent these women were in a time were female autonomy was punished harshly, and how they were often and tragically silenced because of it.
This is an enthralling and consuming retelling of The Princess and the Pea, following a voiceless, amnesiac princess who must fight against the imposter on her throne to save her kingdom. Full of heart and rich characters, the plot twists will keep you on the edge of your seat till the very last page!
A super fun and interesting look into Dinah Lance discovering her Black Canary powers and all the ups and downs that come with them while dealing with the ever growing pressures of family life and school.
I am in completely in awe of Rachel Denhollander and her strength. Reading this book is hard and heartbreaking, but so important to help see how the culture we live in has helped to enable abusers to feel powerful and protected while making survivors feel shamed and blamed for actions that are not their fault. Rachel writes with a passion, bravery and knowledge to show how everyone has a responsibility to acknowledge this and work to do better and come from a place of love, and that biggest step to dismantle the toxic culture that has failed survivors for far too long.
Everybody's favorite zoomwe takescenter stage in the novel focusing on Max's POV of the events od season 2. From dealing with Billy to learning there are other monsters in town. Mad Max faces it all with her signature wit and sarcasm that we love.
Middle-schooler Kelly Ferguson's first time babysitting takes a turn for the worst when the boy she's watching is kidnapped by an actual monster. Turns out that all the stories about things that go bump in the night are real and Kelly must team up with a group of professional monster hunters/babysitters if she wants to get her charge back.
Ethan and Olive are sworn enemies, but when they are the only two not made sick at a wedding buffet disaster, a free trip to Hawaii is theirs. The catch? They have to pose as a married couble. But as time goes on, they begin to realize pretending to like each other isn't as hard as they thought -- and maybe they aren't faking at all.
Instantly relatable for anyone dealing with the trials and tribulations of middle school driendships. Told from duelling points of view of two sides of a fading friendship, Just Jaime shows the heartache and anxiety that can shake up your entire life.
An adorable romance that shows how the brightest and most unlikely of things can happen after the worst tragedies. Perfect for fans of Hallmark movies and Netflix rom-coms!