Sober Review: That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger

Minda’s sober review of That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger Synopsis It's been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre. Three years since my best friend, Sarah, was killed in a bathroom stall during the mass shooting. Everyone knows Sarah's story--that she died proclaiming her faith.  But it's not true.  I know … Continue reading Sober Review: That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger

Review for Two: She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore

Minda’s preg review of She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore Synopsis A novel of exhilarating range, magical realism, and history—a dazzling retelling of Liberia’s formation. Wayétu Moore’s powerful debut novel, She Would Be King, reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s early years through three unforgettable characters who share an uncommon bond. Gbessa, exiled from the … Continue reading Review for Two: She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore

Review for Two: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Minda’s pregnant review of Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly **We received a copy of this from Bookcon! We'd like to thank Jennifer and Scholastic for the opportunity** Synopsis Isabelle should be blissfully happy – she’s about to win the handsome prince. Except Isabelle isn’t the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the prince’s … Continue reading Review for Two: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Review for Two: All The Water in the World by Karen Raney

Minda’s preg review of All The Water in the World by Karen Raney, out 8/6. Received the advance copy at ALA! You can get a copy here. Synopsis A stunning debut novel about a teenage girl and her mother as they grapple with first love, family secrets, and tragedy. Maddy is sixteen. Smart, funny, and … Continue reading Review for Two: All The Water in the World by Karen Raney

DRUNK REVIEW: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Melinda’s review of Illuminae. Drunk girl was harsh.) Also see previous drunk reviews for Illuminae and Gemina and Obsidio Synopsis: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff