Michigan vs. the Boys – Carrie S. Allen

43885997Michigan vs. the Boys by Carrie S. Allen

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Published: October 1st, 2019
Publisher: KCP Loft
Recommended Age: 12+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Sports, Bullying, Romance, Sisterhood


Let me tell you right from the start that Michigan is one strong, dedicated, admirable heroine who deserved to have her story written. She could be a real girl, literally, because she feels real and she faces real challenges and relating to her was one of the easiest things I’ve ever done in my entire life. Continue reading

These Witches Don’t Burn – Isabel Sterling

These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Penguin Random House Canada
Published: May 28th, 2019
Publisher: Razorbill
Recommended Age: 12+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQIA+, Mystery, Romance, Witches, Magic


I’ve been reading so many standalones lately that I almost forgot what it felt like to stumble upon a CLIFFHANGER oh so very unexpectedly after being shot in the heart with multiple revelations one after the other until I had to take my eyes off the book, look around me and whisper to absolutely no one, ‘‘How can the author be so cruel…’’ Continue reading