REVIEW: A LOVE HATE THING by WHITNEY D. GRANDISON

Click the following links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. I love reading love stories set in high school. As someone who fell in love with and married my high school sweetheart, it’s just very nostalgic for me to read about others doing the same. This book had all the funContinue reading “REVIEW: A LOVE HATE THING by WHITNEY D. GRANDISON”

REVIEW: THE SELECTION by KIERA CASS

To read the book synopsis, click the following links that will direct you to The StoryGraph or Goodreads. Well, folks, that escalated quickly. I always forget how much I like YA dystopian… until I read YA dystopian and binge it. This happened with Divergent, The Giver, and Scythe – all books I LOVED. So whenContinue reading “REVIEW: THE SELECTION by KIERA CASS”

REVIEW: SURVIVE THE NIGHT by RILEY SAGER

Click the following links to read the book synopsis on The StoryGraph or Goodreads. Click here to purchase your own birthdate candle and use my code JENNA10 to save 10%! I am the first to admit that thrillers are not my thing, and not because I don’t like them. Actually, I used to read aContinue reading “REVIEW: SURVIVE THE NIGHT by RILEY SAGER”

REVIEW: YEAR OF YES by SHONDA RHIMES

To read the book synopsis, click on the links to Goodreads or The StoryGraph. Ever read a book that felt like it was speaking directly to your soul? That’s how I felt when I read Year of Yes! To be honest, I live under a rock with pop culture, ESPECIALLY with television. I had noContinue reading “REVIEW: YEAR OF YES by SHONDA RHIMES”

REVIEW: BEFORE THE EVER AFTER by JACQUELINE WOODSON

To read the book synopsis, please click the following links to guide you to Goodreads or The StoryGraph. Every time I read a middle grade novel, I think to myself, “I need to read more middle grade!” This book was no different for me. It’s also my first read by Jacqueline Woodson, and I willContinue reading “REVIEW: BEFORE THE EVER AFTER by JACQUELINE WOODSON”

REVIEW: THE EX TALK by RACHEL LYNN SOLOMON

Click the following links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. You know that feeling when you are reading a book and you can just tell from early on that it’s going to be a special one? That was the feeling I got while reading The Ex Talk. Let me preface theContinue reading “REVIEW: THE EX TALK by RACHEL LYNN SOLOMON”

REVIEW: FIREFLY LANE by KRISTIN HANNAH

Click the following links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. “Motherhood at time like this – most times – was about the steel in your spine, not the bend.” – Kristin Hannah My heart felt so heavy as I finished this novel for the second time. I purchased this book yearsContinue reading “REVIEW: FIREFLY LANE by KRISTIN HANNAH”

REVIEW: SERENA SINGH FLIPS THE SCRIPT by SONYA LALLI

Click the following links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. Thank you to Berkley for allowing me to read this early on Netgalley! This book releases to the public on February 16, 2021. This book was a fun ride, and I was engrossed from beginning to end in Serena’s story. IContinue reading “REVIEW: SERENA SINGH FLIPS THE SCRIPT by SONYA LALLI”

REVIEW: PUNCHING THE AIR by IBI ZOBOI and YUSEK SALAAM

Click the following links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph.  I have read a handful of novels written in verse in the last year by Jason Reynolds, Elizabeth Acevedo, and now Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam. This compelling, poignant novel had me angry, sad, engrossed and onContinue reading “REVIEW: PUNCHING THE AIR by IBI ZOBOI and YUSEK SALAAM”