Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the sort of people the world wants them to be. But, curiously, they are taught nothing of the outside world and are allowed little contact with it. Continue reading Full Review : Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters: her first kiss, the boy from summer camp, even her sister’s ex-boyfriend, Josh. As she learns to deal with her past loves face to face, Lara Jean discovers that something good may come out of these letters after all. Continue reading Full Review : To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (#1) by Jenny Han
When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they’re broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity. Continue reading Full Review : A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms—and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future—and the future of a world torn apart. Continue reading Full Review : A Court Of Mist And Fury (A Court of Thorns & Roses #2) by Sarah J. Maas
Twenty years ago Claire Scott’s eldest sister, Julia, went missing. No one knew where she went – no note, no body. It was a mystery that was never solved and it tore her family apart.
Now another girl has disappeared, with chilling echoes of the past. And it seems that she might not be the only one. Continue reading Full Review : Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
After letting my To-Read list on Goodreads get to sky high numbers (there are just too many interesting-looking books out there!!) it can be tough to decide what should really be prioritized. After some careful thinking I’ve narrowed it down to a list of ten books of wildly varying genres and my reasons for ranking them highly in that to-be-read pile. Anyone who happens to click on this post, have you read any of these titles and have any thoughts to share? Thanks in advance! Continue reading 10 Books I Want To Read This Year
In A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin has created a genuine masterpiece, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill the pages of the first volume in an epic series sure to delight fantansy fans everywhere. Continue reading Full Review : A Game Of Thrones (A Song Of Ice And Fire #1) by George R.R. Martin