His Hideous Heart- edited by Dahlia Adler

The Details Publisher: Flatiron Books Published: September 10th, 2019 Genres: Horror, Mystery, Fantasy, retelling My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads Blurb Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation. Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes … Continue reading His Hideous Heart- edited by Dahlia Adler

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

The Details Publisher: Dial Books Published: August 28th 201 Genres: YA, Contemporary, Fiction My Rating: 5 Stars  Goodreads Blurb Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He's about to take his first-ever … Continue reading Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper

The Details Publisher: Pantheon Books Published: March 14th, 2017 Genres: Non-fiction, Audiobiography, Language, and Writing My Rating: 4.5 Stars  Goodreads Blurb Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made a must-read for word mavens. While most of us might take dictionaries for granted, the process of writing them is … Continue reading Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Details Publisher: Atria Books Published: June 13th, 2017 Genres: Historical Fiction, Romance, LGBTQ My Rating: 5 stars  Goodreads Blurb Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one … Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender

The Details Publisher: Balzer + Bray Published: October 30th, 2018 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, LGBTQ+ My Rating: 4 Stars  Goodreads Blurb Nathan Bird doesn’t believe in happy endings. Although he’s the ultimate film buff and an aspiring screenwriter, Nate’s seen the demise of too many relationships to believe that happy endings exist in real life. … Continue reading This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender