Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah Price (2021) Review

Lizzie is a breath of fresh air Jane Austen Murder Mystery #1 Why I picked up the book: Pride and Premeditation is a mystery YA debut novel. In it, we follow Lizzie Bennet, a 16-year-old law fanatic and feminist extraordinaire who doesn’t accept women only being allowed in court as witnesses and wants to paveContinue reading “Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah Price (2021) Review”

The Devil Makes Three by Tori Bovalino (2021) Snapshot

1 is too lonely, 2 is perfect, three is overkill Tess would love nothing more than to be left alone to practice her cello and make sure her sister is happy. But Tess’s summer is anything but what she wants – stuck at her boarding school’s library and a local pub, she is constantly annoyedContinue reading “The Devil Makes Three by Tori Bovalino (2021) Snapshot”

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (2021) Review

I stand humbled Why I picked up the book: Life is excellent for Chiamaka, a wealthy biracial girl, and Devon, a hardworking scholarship black guy. They are in their senior year at the prestigious Niveus Private Academy. They make prefect, which means basically being a shoo-in for college applications and having a solid shot atContinue reading “Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (2021) Review”

A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow (2020/21) Series Review

A Song Below Water A Song Below Water #1 Why I picked up the book: In a world where mythical creatures such as mermaids and sirens exist (and no, they aren’t the same), but aren’t well accepted, best friends and soul sisters Tavia and Effie learn how to navigate a society that doesn’t view themContinue reading “A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow (2020/21) Series Review”

Escape Room by Maren Stoffels (2017) Review

Escape… If you can. Why I picked up the book: Alissa, Sky, Mint, and newcomer Miles decide to spend their Friday night trying to beat an escape room adventure. But when things get real, who will come out alive? The book through my criteria lens: Overall, this book met my expectations. It was a fun,Continue reading “Escape Room by Maren Stoffels (2017) Review”