We did it, guys. We made it to the end of 2020. This year, my reading goal was 65 books. Last year I read 62, and I wanted to read juuuust slightly more than that. Well, I made it, and even surpassed my goal by 3 books. Usually I like to read up until New Year's Eve, but this year I'm stopping while I'm ahead . . .
Taking only her phone, her wallet, and a photograph with her, Marin leaves sunny California behind for the frigid temperatures of New York. There, she creates a new life for herself. But though she's tried to separate herself from her old life entirely, her best friend Mabel won't let her go without an explanation. After dozens of unread texts and unanswered calls, Mabel is . . .
Jasmine "Jazz" Bashara lives on the moon colony called Artemis. She's lived there practically her entire life with her welder father. At twenty-six years old, she lives in poverty and makes her money smuggling things from Earth to the wealthier residents of Artemis. One of those residents, a billionaire with a new scheme up his sleeve, recruits Jazz for an illegal . . .
In a world where blood defines everything, one girl may be the key to changing it all. Mare Barrow is a Red—she lives in poverty with her family until the day she turns 18, when she’s conscripted into the war. A war that’s not even their own to fight. Reds fight a war for the Silver bloods, who have incredible abilities ranging from mind control to . . .
When Mia is only a child, her father is hanged, a traitor to the Republic after a failed rebellion against the Senate. Her mother and brother are thrown into a prison of madness, and Mia herself barely escapes with her life. Taken under the wing of a retired assassin, Mia grows up strengthening her body and mind, and one day ventures out to find . . .
Maybe you are stressed out/bored from self-quarantine and need something to do. Or you're stressed out about work/school. Or you just had a bad day. Or you're reading this in 2021 and Corornavirus is just a distant memory and you just want some feel-good books to read. Whatever the case, I want to provide a short list of books I've . . .
It’s Halloween at the pumpkin patch, which means it’s the last night Josiah and Deja will work the Succotash Hut together before going off to college next season. Deja is going to miss Josiah—and the snacks. Josiah is going to miss Deja, too, but he’s more upset that he never talked to the girl of his dreams: the Fudge Shop girl, Marcy. So Deja . . .
I love a good series. Who doesn't? I've recently started reading a bunch of series and have been plowing through them in record time---Simon Snow, Shades of Magic, Chaos Walking, and To All the Boys I've Loved Before, to name a few. These series are amazing. The stories are interesting enough to warrant 3+ books. Fantasy and sci-fi do . . .
It's been four months since the events of the previous book, since Kell and Lila parted ways---Lila stealing aboard a ship and setting sail, Kell stuck in Red London underneath the King and Queen's thumb like always. But now Red London is preparing for the Essen Tasch, an international competition of magic that will bring . . .
Simon Snow’s story is over. He’s no longer the Chosen One. He’s no longer a mage. He can barely get himself up off the couch. And his relationship with Baz is...very much uncertain. Penelope decides what they all need is a holiday. So Simon, Penny, and Baz wind up on a road trip across western America, and run into just as much . . .