If you like Pretty Little Liars…

When I make “If you like…” posts, (see “If you like the Bluford series…“, “If you like If I Stay…“, and “If you like Ellen Hopkins…“) they are almost always a result of a reader’s inquiry. Generally, I am asked for a book “like” another popular book¬†I haven’t read. Even after some¬†extensive searching I don’t… Continue reading If you like Pretty Little Liars…

Book Review: Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

Series finales often fill me with equal parts anticipation and dread. If I’ve really loved a series, and stuck with it through the final installment, I’ve invested in the story. But a disappointing ending to a trilogy can also color how I felt about the series as a whole, and it’s more of a risk… Continue reading Book Review: Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

Book Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

I love when a series just continues to get better with each installment. The Raven Cycle series continues to delight and impress me, and holds up on a re-read (Mister BS and I are listening to it on audio. He’s obsessed). These characters, the atmospheric writing, and the complex, layered, plot make this a series… Continue reading Book Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

Audiobook Review: Sway by Kat Spears

I grabbed a bunch of audiobooks before Mister BS and I headed on a weekend roadtrip to a wedding. This is the one he chose to start, and it was a good life decision. We both loved the voice of the main character, the frank language and relatable plot, and the narration by Nick Poedhl… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Sway by Kat Spears

Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

It’s been months since I read this, and I still can’t get over how much I loved this book. Rarely have I felt that a book has captured so fully what it is I love in character, in story, in structure, and in themes. I felt like I’ll Give You the Sun was written especially… Continue reading Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson