[Review] Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become everyone’s business. Worse, the privacy of Blue, the pen name … Continue reading [Review] Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten 2016 Bookish Resolutions

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Who doesn’t love a good list? This week’s topic is: Top Ten Resolutions I have for 2016. I’ve been meaning to write these down for a while so I’m glad that this is the topic this week! Basically these resolutions are all around reading more, blogging more (or at least the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten 2016 Bookish Resolutions

[Review] Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales

Recklessly loyal. That’s how seventeen-year-old Arden Huntley has always thought of herself. Caring for her loved ones is what gives Arden purpose in her life and makes her feel like she matters. But lately she’s grown resentful of everyone—including her needy best friend and her absent mom—taking her loyalty for granted. Then Arden stumbles upon a website called Tonight the Streets Are Ours, the musings … Continue reading [Review] Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales

[Review] Etiquette & Espionage

It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper manners–and the family can only hope that company never sees her atrocious curtsy. Mrs. Temminnick is … Continue reading [Review] Etiquette & Espionage