Mini Reviews: Contemporary Edition

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe by Melissa de la Cruz Published by: St. Martin's Press Pub Date: October 17, 2017 Pages: 225 Format: hardcover | Source: gift Genres: adult, contemporary romance, retelling Rating:  Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball stars and is never without her three cellphones—one for work, one for play, and one to … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Contemporary Edition

Review: I Believe In A Thing Called Love

I Believe In A Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo Published by: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux Inc. Pub Date: May 30, 2017 Pages: 325 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary romance Rating:  Desi Lee believes anything is possible if you have a plan. That’s how she became student body president. Varsity soccer star. And it’s how she’ll get into Stanford. … Continue reading Review: I Believe In A Thing Called Love

Review: Prince In Disguise

Prince In Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm Published by: Disney-Hyperion Pub Date: December 19, 2017 Pages: 320 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, contemporary romance Rating:  Someday I want to live in a place where I never hear “You’re Dusty’s sister?” ever again. Life is real enough for Dylan—especially as the ordinary younger sister of Dusty, former Miss Mississippi and the … Continue reading Review: Prince In Disguise

Review: The Simplicity of Cider

The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert Published by: Gallery Books Pub Date: May 16, 2017 Pages: 313 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: adult, contemporary romance Rating:  Fall in love with The Simplicity of Cider, the charming new novel about a prickly but gifted cider-maker whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a handsome man and his young son … Continue reading Review: The Simplicity of Cider

ReRead Review: Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Published by: Balzer + Bray Pub Date: April 7, 2015 Pages: 320 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary, LGBTQ+ Rating: 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 … Continue reading ReRead Review: Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Mini Review Monday: Letters and Pirates

Song of the Current by Sarah Tolscer Published by: Bloomsbury Childrens Books Pub Date: June 6, 2017 Pages: 373 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, fantasy, adventure Rating: Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. For generations, her family has been called by the river god, who has guided their wherries on countless voyages throughout the Riverlands. At seventeen, Caro has spent … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Letters and Pirates