Title: 36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You Author: Vicki Grant Published by: Running Press Kids About the Book & The Study It’s Based On This contemporary YA romantic comedy is based on the study by psychologist Arthur Aron on intimacy between strangers. After falling in love with his long-term work partner, Aron decided toContinue reading “Can Love be Engineered? Find out here. Book Review: 36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You”
Title: Restore Me (Shatter Me #4) Author: Tahereh Mafi Published by: HarperCollins About the Book from Goodreads Juliette Ferrars thought she’d won. She took over Sector 45, was named the new Supreme Commander, and now has Warner by her side. But she’s still the girl with the ability to kill with a single touch—and now she’s got the wholeContinue reading “Book Review: Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi (OMG!)”
Title: Cruel Beauty Author: Rosamund Hodge Published by: Balzer + Bray About The Book from Goodreads Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl’s journey to fulfill her destiny and the monster who gets in her way-by stealing her heart. Based on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast,Continue reading “Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge”
Title: The Boy I Hate Author: Taylor Sullivan Published by: Good House Publishing About This Book Samantha Smiles finds herself in a tight spot when she’s forced to drive cross-country to her best friend Renee’s wedding with the last person she ever wanted to see again: Renee’s brother, Tristan. To top it all off, herContinue reading “Book Review: The Boy I Hate by Taylor Sullivan”
Title: Everything in Between Author: H. N. Smith Publication date: January 25th 2018 〈ARC generously provided by the author in exchange for an honest review〉 About This Book “Eli’s stories never included girls, just an abusive father, a willfully ignorant mother, and absent siblings.” This YA contemporary debut novel follows the story of seventeen yearContinue reading “ARC Book Review: Everything in Between by H. N. Smith”
When I have a lot of things on my mind, stress is high and there’s little time to read, I try to pick up light novels that are easy to read and that are guaranteed to help me unwind and relax. The books listed below have been favorites of mine for that precise reason.
If you were to spy through a crack of their door or even look through the window for a few seconds, you’d see a perfectly functional family. However, if you peered inside for more than a few minutes, you could spot and feel the slightest tension among them, see the tired and resentful looks from Mom to Dad, hear the sharp and demeaning retorts from Dad to Mom; if you were to enter their house and live in their world for a few 300 pages like Niederhoffer allows the reader to do, you would see the jealousy and secrets that threaten to tear Cass’ and Ryan’s marriage apart, the resentment and guilt boiling under the surface and something far more dangerous that will cause Cass, and the reader, to wonder if she is losing her mind.