February 2021 Book Haul

Last month Claire wrote about her recent purchases. This month Christy is going to share which books she recently bought.  With an Amazon gift card, I couldn’t resist spending all of it on books. If you’re deciding on your next read, hopefully my list helps you choose. I ordered a mix of mysteries, contemporaries and fantasies!Continue reading “February 2021 Book Haul”

Review: The Cousins by Karen McManus

We had so much fun discussing The Cousins at our recent virtual YA book club. Instead of just telling you our thoughts, we’re going to mention a few of our discussion questions and reactions from the group. Have you read McManus’s latest YA book? Let us know your answers to our questions in the comments!

January 2021 Book Haul

Welcome to a new series on our blog, where we spill all of our recent book purchases. Claire is going to start us off with her latest purchases since Christy is in the midst of reading her Christmas presents and has been on a no-buy.  Let’s get started! I should start off by saying thatContinue reading “January 2021 Book Haul”

Our Most Anticipated Books of 2021

We’re so excited for all the amazing YA books coming out in 2021! Not every cover has been released yet, so we will update the post when more information is available. Let us know which books you’re most excited for! 1. Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare Chain of Gold was easily our favorite readContinue reading “Our Most Anticipated Books of 2021”

2020 YA Holiday Gift Guide

Ready for the holiday season? We are too! We created a list of books to inspire your gift giving…or to buy for yourself. Need more inspiration? Check out our 2019 gift guide. Do you usually give books as presents? Let us know in the comments! 1. For Mystery Fans: Dare You to Lie by AmberContinue reading “2020 YA Holiday Gift Guide”

Review: Killing November by Adriana Mather

November Adley’s life changes instantly when she arrives at Academy Absconditi. 1) She has no idea where the school is located. 2) Instead of math and english, she’s enrolled in knife throwing, body language reading and accents. 3) The students are ruthless and competitive to the point where November fears her physical safety. 

YA Authors: Who Have We Met?

We’ve been lucky! Between the two of us, we’ve met some of our favorite YA authors. We’ll add to this list as soon as we meet more. If you’re a YA author reading this, come visit the D.C. metro area! 1. Jennifer L. Armentrout Claire met JLA at her YA/NA event, Apollycon, in 2018! ClaireContinue reading “YA Authors: Who Have We Met?”

Review: They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman

Jill Newman attends an exclusive prep school on Long Island called Gold Coast Prep. On the outside, Jill’s life is perfect, but nothing is as it seems, especially since three years ago Jill’s best friend Shaila Arnold was killed by her boyfriend on the beach. Flash forward to her senior year, and Jill is living herContinue reading “Review: They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman”

Mini-Review: Row by Sarah Mello

*We received this chapter in exchange for an honest review/preview.* You all know our love for the Westcott High series by Sarah Mello! We’ve raved about the series on our blog before and are anxiously awaiting the release of book 3. So when Sarah reached out and asked if we’d like to preview the first chapter ofContinue reading “Mini-Review: Row by Sarah Mello”

If You Liked That, Read This

If you’re like, you’re always looking for book recommendations! We created a list of recommendations based on some popular YA books. Let us know if you’ve read any of these and if you have some recommendations for us! 1. If you liked The Hunger Games, read The Testing The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau is anContinue reading “If You Liked That, Read This”

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