We Need More Diverse Loves, But It Doesn’t Always Work Out for Me // Mini-Reviews

The Way You Make Me Feel (Maurene Goo) | Goodreads | 4 stars This book took me a while to read, but not because I wasn’t enjoying it. I’m glad I took it slow most of the time – it’s a nice book to savor. This is Maurene Goo’s third book, and I think it’s my favorite. I really … More We Need More Diverse Loves, But It Doesn’t Always Work Out for Me // Mini-Reviews

Love Comes in All Forms // Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann

Title: Let’s Talk About Love Position: Standalone Author: Claire Kann Genre: Contemporary Pages: 288 Rating: 4/5 Alice had her whole summer planned. Nonstop all-you-can-eat buffets while marathoning her favorite TV shows (best friends totally included) with the smallest dash of adulting—working at the library to pay her share of the rent. The only thing missing from her perfect plan? Her … More Love Comes in All Forms // Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann

Ghosts Like Messing With Famous Literature // My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton

Title: My Plain Jane Position: Book Two in the Lady Janies series Author: Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton Genre: Fantasy/Historical Pages: 464 Rating: 3.5/5 You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding Mr. Rochester. Despite … More Ghosts Like Messing With Famous Literature // My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton

I Need to Peruse the Backlist (And Some Newer Titles) of These Great Authors // Top Ten Tuesday

I’m pretty good at reading all the books I want to from favorite authors – sure, there are some books that might have slipped through the cracks, but not many. I mean, look at my Meg Cabot track rate – she has something like 80 published books, and I’ve read all of them (well, not … More I Need to Peruse the Backlist (And Some Newer Titles) of These Great Authors // Top Ten Tuesday

Princess of Banter and Humor // Royals by Rachel Hawkins

I went into this book hoping I’d enjoy it, but I didn’t count on how much I would like it. The premise seems really close to a book I read earlier this year and thought was okay but wasn’t really impressed by (Stephanie Kate Strohm’s Prince in Disguise), so that seemed like a point against … More Princess of Banter and Humor // Royals by Rachel Hawkins

4 Star Books Span Many Worlds and Genres // Mini-Reviews

Always Never Yours (Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka) | Goodreads | 4 stars I thought this book looked cute but didn’t have huge expectations, which just gave it a greater chance of topping those low expectations. At first blush, the protagonist seems like a typical YA protagonist – she has some romantic history, but she likes being behind the scenes. … More 4 Star Books Span Many Worlds and Genres // Mini-Reviews