Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Synopsis: Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact, that she has never left the house in all of her seventeen years. But when Olly moves in next door, and wants to talk to Maddie, tiny holes start to appear in the protective bubble her mother has…

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

“I love you,’ he whispered, and kissed my brow. Thorns and all.”
― Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Thorns and Roses

Bookish Pet Peeves

So I noticed how my “Life” category only has one post (psstt check it out; it’s The Story of My Love for Stories) and I thought I’d expand and have a little bit of fun. Therefore, I present to you my first, most unoriginal, most cliched book tag that exists. Now, of course different people have different…

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

“There is no such thing as bad people. We’re all just people who sometimes do bad things.”
― Colleen Hoover, It Ends with Us

August Book Haul/Gifts

• Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass #4): Author: Sarah J. Maas Synopsis: “The queen has returned. Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past… She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen…

July Book Haul/Gifts

• Norwegian Wood: Author: Haruki Murakami Synopsis: “Toru, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before.  Toru begins to adapt to campus life and the loneliness and isolation he…

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

“See, when you mess something up you learn for the next time. It’s when people compliment you are you in trouble. That means they expect you to keep it up.” – Craig Gilner, It’s Kind of a Funny Story

June Book Haul/Gifts

Not as many books this month, but enough to keep me happy! =D • After You (Me Before You #2): Author: Jojo Moyes Synopsis: ““You’re going to feel uncomfortable in your new world for a bit. But I hope you feel a bit exhilarated too. Live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle. Just live well. Just…

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Genre: Dystopia, Science Fiction Synopsis: “As a child, Kathy – now thirty-one years old – lived at Hailsham, a private school in the scenic English countryside where the children were sheltered from the outside world, brought up to believe that they were special and that their well-being was crucial not only for themselves but for…