If It Makes You Happy | A Book Review

If It Makes You Happy By Claire Kann Summary High school finally behind her, Winnie is all set to attend college in the fall. But first she's spending her summer days working at her granny’s diner and begins spending her midnights with Dallas—the boy she loves to hate and hates that she likes. Winnie lives…

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Books| May 2019 Wrap-up

So, I attempted *attempted* to participate in two separate readathons this month. Was I successful? If by that you mean did I read quite a few books, then yes. If you mean did I complete all of the prompts, then no. I’m pretty sure each readathon had only *1* required book, and I failed to…

The Wise and the Wicked | A Book Review

The Wise and the Wicked by Rebecca Podos Summary Ruby Chernyavsky has been told the stories since she was a child: The women in her family, once possessed of great magical abilities to remake lives and stave off death itself, were forced to flee their Russian home for America in order to escape the fearful…

Fake It Till You Break It | A Book Review

Fake It Till You Break It By Jenn P. Nguyun Summary Mia and Jake have known each other their whole lives. They’ve endured summer vacations, Sunday brunches, even dentist visits together. Their mothers, who are best friends, are convinced that Mia and Jake would be the perfect couple, even though they can’t stand to be…

I Love You So Mochi | A Book Review

I Love You so Mochi by Sarah Kuhn Summary Kimi Nakamura loves a good fashion statement. She's obsessed with transforming everyday ephemera into Kimi Originals: bold outfits that make her and her friends feel brave, fabulous, and like the Ultimate versions of themselves. But her mother sees this as a distraction from working on her…

We Hunt the Flame | A Book Review

We Hunt the Flame by Hafsa Faizal Summary People lived because she killed.People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the…