• ava dellaira,  contemporary,  currently reading,  young adult

    Currently Reading: In Search Of Us by Ava Dellaira

    In Search Of UsBy Ava DellairaPublished By: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) on March 6th 2018Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction Pages: 384Purchase: Amazon – Kindle Synopsis: The author of the beloved Love Letters to the Dead returns with a parallel story of a mother and daughter each at age seventeen. Marilyn’s tale recounts the summer she fell in love and set out on her own path. Angie’s story is about her search for her unknown father. This sweeping multi-generational love story introduces readers to mother-and-daughter pair Marilyn and Angie. To seventeen-year-old Angie, who is mixed-race, Marilyn is her hardworking, devoted white single mother. But Marilyn was once young, too.…

  • fantasy,  holly black,  review

    Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

    The Cruel Prince By Holly BlackPublished By: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on January 2nd 2018Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Pages: 384Purchase: Amazon – Kindle Synopsis: Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe. Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years…