Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez

Posted October 29, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments

  I didn’t add this book to my TBR for the longest time. I dunno, it just didn’t seem like I would like it?  I finally put it on my TBR earlier this year, and I wasn’t in a rush to get to it, except that Dani from Perspective of a Writer reached out to do a buddy read, and this was one of the books she offered to choose from. So, I figured – eh, why not? As I turns out, I really appreciated I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter.  There’s a lot going on in this book that […]

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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Posted September 9, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments

At first, I was hesitant going into Illuminae for two reasons: it is a very hyped book, and it was mixed media, which may/may not work in audiobook format.  I kept my expectations pretty low, because a lot of the super hyped books don’t really work for me. Going into the early chapters of Illuminae, I was glad I protected myself with low expectations.  The world was interesting, and the action started right away, but the characters?  Meh.  Especially in the early chapters, they’re all quite vague and flirtatious.  There are moments that are good mixed in, like the initial battle between the […]

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LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff

LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff

Posted May 21, 2018 in Reviews // 16 Comments

  Disclaimer: I received this book for free from NetGalley and Knopf Books for Young Readers in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. First, a small confession. I blog mostly YA, and I have never read a Jay Kristoff novel before.  I have them all on my TBR.  Nevernight. Illuminae. Stormdancer.  I have always intended to read him, but I just haven’t gotten to that place on my TBR list yet. So, as a small blog with no fangirling history of Jay Kristoff, imagine my surprise when NetGalley emails me with […]

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