The Midnight Library | book review

Nora Seed is not living her best life. At 35, she has just lost her job, her cat, her only piano tutoring student, and even the minor responsibility of assisting her elderly neighbor. She has nothing, and because of that, she decides she wants to die. Instead of meeting death, she winds up in a strange library where she can choose various parallel lives of hers to . . .

Yolk | book review

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 . . .

The Girls I’ve Been | book review

Who is Nora O’Malley? Is that even her real name? She’s been playing pretend for so long – almost her whole life – she’s not really sure who she is. The daughter of a con artist, she was forced to play along with her mother’s games – until she finally escaped. Five years later and she’s trying to be normal. She’s Nora. She goes to school and . . .

Emergency Contact | book review

Penny is ready with a capital R to go to college. She’s never been very good at making friends, so the only two people she’s leaving behind are her mom (who is more like the irresponsible child than Penny) and her boyfriend (who she’s not really that into). She can’t wait to escape to Austin, Texas and start living her actual life. Sam is stuck. He works at . . .