4 Star Reads, Book Review

From Twinkle, with Love – Sandhya Menon

From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon My rating: 4 of 5 stars From Twinkle, with Love is an adorable contemporary featuring an Indian-American main character. Twinkle's biggest dream in life is to become an influential film-maker and someone who girls like her can look up to as they grow up. I loved that her… Continue reading From Twinkle, with Love – Sandhya Menon

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Don’t Cosplay with My Heart – Cecil Castellucci

Don't Cosplay with My Heart by Cecil Castellucci My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Don’t Cosplay with My Heart wanted to hit all of the geeky notes in my heart and didn’t quite succeed. Emotionally, I had a fun time with this book but logically it was not particularly well written or thought out. By… Continue reading Don’t Cosplay with My Heart – Cecil Castellucci

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The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The Hate U Give is a very important and timely young adult novel. Despite the language that is used throughout, it is a book that is incredibly beneficial for people to read no matter their age. Although it is a young adult… Continue reading The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

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American Panda – Gloria Chao

American Panda by Gloria Chao My rating: 4 of 5 stars American Panda is an adorable contemporary book that follows Mei as she navigates the line between her dreams and her parents'. As a Taiwanese-American, she struggles with the expectations her parents have of her as a perfect, dutiful daughter who is a doctor. Unfortunately,… Continue reading American Panda – Gloria Chao

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They Both Die At The End – Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera My rating: 4 of 5 stars They Both Die at the End. That tells you exactly what is going to happen in the book, yet you hope the entire time that it won't be true. This book made me so happy and sad. The journey was… Continue reading They Both Die At The End – Adam Silvera

Lists

Top Autumn Reads

I don't know about you guys, but autumn feels like the time to binge read books with epic journeys. (But obviously, you'd like variety so there will be more than fantasy epics on this list!) The weather is getting cooler, maybe you've taken out a scarf or two and the leaves are changing colour. Without… Continue reading Top Autumn Reads

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The Summer I Became a Nerd – Leah Rae Miller

The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you're looking for a light, fluffy, nerdy contemporary romance then this is the book for you. It's the perfect book if you have a book hangover or just to get your mind off of things. After being embarrassed… Continue reading The Summer I Became a Nerd – Leah Rae Miller

Bookish Posts

Update: YA Summer Reads Bingo – 2017

I really wanted to do a summer reads bingo, but couldn't find any recent YA ones - so I decided to make my own! Here is my update and how I did this summer! First Row: A Book With a Yellow Cover Kill all Happies by Rachel Cohn A Contemporary Read I'm Not Your Manic… Continue reading Update: YA Summer Reads Bingo – 2017

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Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon is such a powerful story, especially for her debut novel. It tackles the tough topic of living your life with a disease that affects absolutely everything. Maddy has SCID, a disease that essentially makes her allergic to the world.… Continue reading Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon

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The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love – Sarvenaz Tash

The Geek's Guide to Unrequited Love by Sarvenaz Tash My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love is a fandom-lovers dream, minus the unrequited love. The story takes place predominantly at New York Comic Con, the second largest convention of pop culture fanatics (myself included) in the United States. You can… Continue reading The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love – Sarvenaz Tash