Aca-Awesome! // Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate Kindle edition, 336 pages Published May 2nd, 2017 by Amulet Books ✰✰✰✰.4 It’s the start of Jordan Sun’s junior year at the Kensington-Blaine Boarding School for the Performing Arts. Unfortunately, she’s an Alto 2, which—in the musical theatre world—is sort of like being a vulture in the wild: She has a … More Aca-Awesome! // Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

Phantom by Susan Kay // When the Retelling is Better than the Original

Yes, I just said that. And yes, I can see your gasp of horror here. Phantom by Susan Kay Paperback, 468 pages Published March 15th 2006 by Aeon Publishing Inc. ✰✰✰✰✰ This incredible portrait of Erik–the Phantom–recreates his entire life, from his survival as a child in a carnival freak show to his creative genius … More Phantom by Susan Kay // When the Retelling is Better than the Original

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo // GIF Review because Words Are Not Enough

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo Ebook, 448 pages Published September 27th 2016 by Henry Holt and Co. ✰✰✰✰.5 Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they’re right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and … More Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo // GIF Review because Words Are Not Enough

Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stievfater Ebook edition, 312 pages Published September 2012, by Scholastic Press ✰✰✰✰.5 “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love… or you killed him.” It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive. Every … More Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

 My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga E-book Edition, 205 pages 2015, Balzer + Bray ✰✰✰✰.5 The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without … More Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga