Book Review

The Mothers by Brit Bennett

Publication Date: October 11, 2016 Publisher: Riverhead Books Genre: Adult Contemporary Format: Hardover Pages: 278 pages Source: Purchased Buy It: Amazon | Book Depository Rating:  An urgent and provocative debut from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a book about community and ambition, love and friendship, and living up to expectation in contemporary black America. It begins with a secret, then… Continue reading The Mothers by Brit Bennett

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Catalyst by Lydia Kang

Publication Date: March 24, 2015 Publisher: Kathy Dawson Books Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Series: The Control Duology, Book Two Format: Hardcover Pages: 388 pages Source: Purchased Buy It: Amazon | Book Depository Rating:  In the past year Zel lost her father, the boy she loves, her safety, and any future she might have imagined for herself. Now she, her sister, and the… Continue reading Catalyst by Lydia Kang

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The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Publication Date: November 1, 2016 Publisher: Delacorte Press Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Format: Hardcover Pages: 344 pages Source: Purchased Buy It: Amazon | Book Depository Rating:  Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded… Continue reading The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Book Review

What You Do to Me by Barbara Longley

Publication Date: November 1, 2016 Publisher: Montlake Romance Genre: Adult Contemporary Series: The Haneys, Book One Format: eBook Pages: 260 Source: NetGalley Buy It: Amazon | Book Depository Rating:  Whether it’s repairing a home or taking care of clients’ other needs, Twin Cities handyman Sam Haney is in demand from his mostly female clientele. Despite Sam’s lothario reputation, love isn’t part of his portfolio.… Continue reading What You Do to Me by Barbara Longley

Book Review

Bender by Gene Gant

Publication Date: June 16, 2016 Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Genre: New Adult Contemporary Format: eBook Pages: 86 pages Source: NetGalley Buy It: Amazon | Book Depository Rating:  At nineteen, college freshman Mace Danner works as an escort, hiring himself out to customers who want a submissive they can dominate. Having no carnal urges himself, the sexual side of his job leaves him… Continue reading Bender by Gene Gant

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A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

*WARNING: Possible spoilers for the previous book.* Publication Date: May 3, 2016 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens Genre: New Adult Fantasy Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses Series, Book Two Format: Hardcover Pages: 624 pages Source: Purchased Buy It: Amazon | Book Depository Rating: Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the… Continue reading A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

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Broken Hearts, Fences, and Other Things to Mend by Katie Finn

Publication Date: May 13, 2014 Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Series: The Broken Hearts & Revenge Trilogy, Book One Format: Hardcover Pages: 339 pages Source: Purchased Buy It: Amazon | Book Depository Rating:  Hot sun. Blue waves. New romances. Old secrets. Gemma had her summer all planned out, but it takes a sharp turn when she gets dumped and finds… Continue reading Broken Hearts, Fences, and Other Things to Mend by Katie Finn