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Review: Kasie West novels

A little while ago I was lucky enough to receive a copy of By Your Side by Kasie West and I absolutely adored it, so last month I departed on a path through quite a few of her books. So here are my thoughts and feelings on her works, and my excitement for her upcoming book. Title:…

Review: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Title: Leah on the Offbeat Author: Becky Albertalli Genre: YA Fiction, Romance, LGBTQIA+ Summary: Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life…

Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Title: The Upside of Unrequited Author: Becky Albertalli Genre: YA, Romance, LGBTQIA+ Summary:  Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection.…

Review: Bygone Badass Broads by Mackenzi Lee

Title: Bygone Badass Broads – 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World Author: Mackenzi Lee Genre: Badass non-fiction Summary: Based on Mackenzi Lee’s popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and…

Review: City of the Lost by Kelley Armstrong

Title: City of the Lost Author: Kelley Armstrong Genre: Suspense, Thriller, Mystery Summary: Casey Duncan once killed a man and got away with it. But that’s not why she’s on the run. Her best friend’s ex has found Diana again, despite all Casey has done to protect her. And Diana has decided the only way she’ll ever be safe…

Review: Jackaby by William Ritter

Title: Jackaby Author: William Ritter Genre: Supernatural, Mystery Summary: Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary–including the ability to see supernatural beings. Abigail has a gift for noticing ordinary but important details, which…

Review: “Rituals” by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Rituals Author: Kelley Armstrong Genre: Defying genres and taking names. Summary: Olivia Jones must make a choice. Caught between two rival supernatural forces, Liv was granted a brief period in which to make her decision. Now that time has run out. Whichever side she chooses, someone she loves will pay. Her lover, Ricky. Gabriel Walsh, the man…