Hello, friends! I thought I'd share some of my favorite books from all the genres I read, some new, some old. But hopefully you're able to find something to add to your ever-growing TBR. Some of these were no-brainers, others I really struggled to break three-way ties. But these are all absolute favorites of mine, all 5-star reads (in my opinion), so . . .
It's homecoming night, and Bisou Martel, at sixteen years old, finally has her first period. But it couldn't have come at a more awkward time... Escaping into the woods, she just wants to be alone. But alone she is not. She's attacked by a wolf, but finds herself stronger than ever, able to best the beast and kill it. But when a classmate's body turns up in . . .
For the 10th annual Hunger Games, the Capitol is shaking things up. They need more viewers, and to do that, new ideas. Twenty-four of the wealthiest seniors attending the Academy will be, for the first time, mentors to the twenty-four tributes. Eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow, though not rich anymore but pretending to be, scores a . . .
I was only fourteen years old when I first read The Hunger Games. I had recently discovered a love for young adult fiction. And at that time, YA dystopias were all the rage. So of course I devoured as many as I could get my hands on: the Divergent series, The Maze Runner books...and The Hunger Games trilogy. Though I loved Divergent, and there's a special place . . .
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 squad it back...for the most part. But there's no time to grieve for their losses. Aurora still doesn't know how to control her powers, but now that she knows she's the Trigger, she's going to have to learn. And fast. All while hunting for the Weapon. Ya know, to save the galaxy from the evil Ra'haam, which is about to take over the universe and all. Speaking of . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .