Not Too Trope-ish for Me; Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. For some reason, I feel as though I've done this prompt before. I just can't seem to find it anywhere. And, to be fair, tropes are talked about fairly often within the book community. Honestly, this list isn't perfect and it's definitely…

Birthday [Meredith Russo]

Birthday by Meredith Russo was a rough read at times, though it was brilliant all the way through. Following two characters who share the same birthday, Eric and Morgan who have become best friends by the circumstance of their parents having met when they were both born, Birthday revisits them once a year on that same…

My Best Friend Runs Venus [Katrina S. Forest]

My Best Friend Runs Venus by Katrina S. Forest was...okay. And frankly, that's really just the best way to put it. This book had a rather fascinating premise, that of a somewhat matrix-like world where all of humanity is now living in little pods and controlling robotic bodies across space. Adults, unfortunately, struggle to remain…

Life As We Knew It [Susan Beth Pfeffer]

When the moon is hit by an asteroid and knocked closer to the Earth, everything in Miranda's life changes. The world she once knew where she would go to school, was preparing for college, and just living normally is shattered to pieces as devastating climate changes wreak havoc upon the planet and its occupants. In…