Tag Archives: good reads

Book Review: The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

Book Rating: 3/5 Book Review: It’s been quite a while since I have finished a book! Have you ever felt like you are in a “book hangover”? I’ve started about 5 books and just haven’t been enthralled with any of them. I finally sat myself down with my reading pillow and said “I’m finishing this…

Book Review: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

Book Rating 3/4 Book Review A Head Full of Ghosts was good, but it wasn’t great. I expected to be terrified, to stay up late at night, have nightmares, you name it. I was reading a horror book for a reason! It’s almost Halloween and I wanted to be scared. This novel was told in 3 different…

Book Review: Lies She Told by Cate Holahan

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review The faithful often find themselves blindsided. They don’t suspect anything because they can’t imagine doing something so awful themselves. Ok, Lies She Told by Cate Holahan was outstanding. But, I had a hard time getting into this book. I kept putting it down and being like “eh, it’s ok…”. I…

Book Review: Every Day by David Levithan

Book Rating: 5/5 Book Review: This is what love does: It makes you want to rewrite the world. It makes you want to choose the characters, build the scenery, guide the plot. The person you love sits across from you, and you want to do everything in your power to make it possible, endlessly possible.…

Book Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review: What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love? The book We Were Liars follows a group of friends who visit Beechwood Island every summer. Three of them are related (Johnny, Mirren, Cadence) and one is portrayed as just lucky to be involved (Gat). The narrator,…

Book Review: More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Book Rating: 3/5 Book Review: There were some really beautiful things about More Happy than Not, and then there were some things I didn’t like so much about it. I feel like my review will be a bit controversial, so I do want to clarify that I love the ideas this book brought about and…

Book Review: The hate u give by Angie Thomas

Book Rating: 5/5 Book Review: Where can I even begin with this book? The hate u give is a powerful, gut-wrenching novel that I wish I could make required reading for every single person. That’s right, every single person. Over a certain age, of course. The narrator, Starr, grapples with a split world. She is…