House Battles Readathon; Day 12!

Time for another House Battles readathon update! I feel like I really need to step it up in order to complete all of the books I want to read by the end of September. We're already nearly through the second week of this month and I don't even think I'm halfway through yet. I probably wont read…

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Little Mama [Halim Mahmouidi]

A heartbreaking story of strength in times of adversity, Little Mama by Halim Mahmouidi boldly addresses the rather disturbing and horrifying subject of childhood abuse. Readers follow young Brenda through the uncomfortable truths of her childhood as she relays them to her therapist, watching her grow from birth but also from her state as a toddler as…

A Court of Thorns and Roses [Sarah J. Maas]; Throwback Thursday

I remember feeling shocked that I really enjoyed this story when I finished it. I had avoided the series for a while after deciding I really didn't like Maas' writing in the first book of her other series. I was pleasantly surprised about how well-done the majority of A Court of Thorns and Roses was. Out of…

We Contain Multitudes [Sarah Hensra]; 2019 YA Releases

We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra is a book I'm excited about, but not one I'm incredibly tempted to read. I used to love these pen pal type contemporary love stories as a kid. Of course, usually they were the kind where the person didn't know who they were writing and found out later. And…