Genre: Mystery

YA Contemporary Reviews: Majesty & Before the Beginning

YA Contemporary Reviews: Majesty & Before the Beginning

*This review does not contain spoilers.* I really loved American Royals last year and was really looking forward to the sequel, Majesty. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the ending to the duology that I had hoped for. Now I’m pretty sure American Royals is a duology… but it’s not super clear to me, especially because of everything that happened in Majesty. My biggest […]

October 8, 2020 | 1 Comment
By Jenna
Posted in 3 stars, Books, Reviews
Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Trigger warnings: child sexual abuse, pedophilia, addiction I was completely unprepared for the journey that Sadie would take me on. It was intense and uncomfortable, and the story built up to such emotional end that I have to admit I spilled a few tears at the closing lines of the novel. It covers an incredibly important topic, […]

November 9, 2018 | 5 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 5 stars, Books, Reviews
White Night Review & Giveaway: #LoveOzYA with Family Secrets & an Environmental Cult

White Night Review & Giveaway: #LoveOzYA with Family Secrets & an Environmental Cult

Gently, calmly and quietly, White Night lures you in with a false sense of security and before you know it, you’re hooked. From the mystery surrounding the idyllic community of Eden, to Bo’s parents and their secrets, there’s a lot to unpack while reading this intriguing mystery about family and cults. Close family dynamics The novel […]

April 5, 2018 | 17 Comments
The Sandcastle Empire Review: It’s A Game Of Survival With Questionable World-Building

The Sandcastle Empire Review: It’s A Game Of Survival With Questionable World-Building

Apparently this book has been optioned for film, which I believe is a waste of time after finishing it. The Sandcastle Empire unfortunately rubbed me in all the wrong ways, and I wouldn’t really recommend it to readers looking for something with substance. The only thing it has going is the story of survival and […]

August 15, 2017 | 12 Comments