"Anthropocene is a proposed term for the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity." The Anthropocene Reviewed is exactly that -- John Green reviewing and rating various aspects of the Anthropocene. But Green's reviews don't sound like a Yelp! or Google review of your . . .
After battling a new wave of magic-obsessed vampires in America, Simon, Baz, Penny, and Agatha return home face their fears, futures, and new threats. Simon has decided to leave magic and the World of Mages behind for good – but does that mean leaving his friends and boyfriend behind, too? Baz has quite a few emergencies to . . .
Morgan is a track star at her private Catholic school but is forced to transfer during her senior year when her identity is called into question. Apparently, being queer goes against the school’s code of conduct. At her new public school, Morgan is out and proud and loud about it – no one’s going to force her back into the closet ever again. But when she . . .
New York has not been kind to Jayne. She barely makes it to class most days, she lives in a shitty apartment with her leach of a (not)boyfriend, and she struggles daily with an eating disorder that she's not really able to admit to or deal with yet. But she's made it out of Texas, and that's all that matters. Until her sister June, who Jayne is . . .
So I’m a little late with this 2020 recap post, but I hope you all enjoy it nonetheless. I mean, 2020 was only a couple months ago, so it’s fine, right? I tried to read as many new releases last year as possible, and surprisingly I liked/loved almost all of them. Despite the pandemic, it was a good year for books! And while I’m already . . .
In colonial New England, a woman is collecting berries for her son and her man. She ventures into the woods, but winds up getting lost. Or did she run away, abandoning her family? Or was she taken into the woods, now trapped and unable to leave? Try as she might to leave, she always finds herself back in the woods. Back at the house in the dark of the . . .
Quentin Coldwater finally has everything he's ever wanted: magic, Fillory, his friends by his side---he's even a king, for god's sake. But after going on a quest to save the magical world, he finds he can't just relax in royalty. He's restless again, and only a quest can satisfy that thirst. So imagine his surprise when he does fall into a quest, one that sends . . .
The Thaumas sisters live in a manor by the sea with their father and step-mother. There were 12 girls in all, but now only 8 remain. Ever since their mother died, tragedy seems to strike the family every year. People say the family is cursed. And now that another sister has died, Annaleigh, now second-eldest of the girls, begins seeing her dead sisters’ ghosts. She begins to . . .
The Dollangangers are a beautiful, happy family, just as normal as any other family. There’s Cathy, her older brother Chris, and the two younger twins Carrie and Cory. But when a surprise party for the father has a horrific end, the children, along with their mother, must escape in the night. They wind up hiding in an attic—just for a night or two, says their mother, just . . .
In 2380, Tyler Jones is finally graduating from Aurora Academy. Top of his class, he knows he'll have first pick in assembling his dream team. That is, until he almost dies rescuing Aurora Jie-Lin O'Malley, a girl stuck in cryosleep aboard a centuries-lost spacecraft. That stunt puts him dead last, meaning his squad is now comprised of everyone else who . . .