book review, young adult

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)

Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A black French Canadian, he knows from watching American sitcoms that those three things don’t bode well when you are moving to Austin, Texas. Plunked into a new high school and sweating a ridiculous amount from the oppressive Texas heat, Norris finds himself cataloging everyone he meets… Read More The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)

backlist blast, weekly meme

Backlist Blast #24: The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano

Happy Friday Junior, and Backlist Blast day, everyone! Today I’ll be sharing a book that I’ve had a copy of since before it was published last year. Facepalm. It’s The Glass Spare and I’ve kept meaning to read it (like so many other books in my backlist TBR), but it just hasn’t happened yet. This week, I especially want… Read More Backlist Blast #24: The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano

waiting on wednesday, weekly meme

Waiting on Wednesday #8: The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

Hey everyone! And happy Wednesday! I’m definitely having a lot of fun with Waiting on Wednesday, so you can expect for me to participate in this meme for quite some time! This week’s book was written by a Canadian who moved to the US, and the main character in his book goes through the same… Read More Waiting on Wednesday #8: The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

ARC review, book review, young adult

These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)

Adeluna is a soldier. Five years ago, she helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, Argrid, a country ruled by religion. But adjusting to postwar life has not been easy. When an Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks with Grace Loray’s new Council, Argrid demands brutal justice—but Lu suspects something more dangerous is at work… Read More These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)