In the Key of Nira Ghani – Natasha Deen

38528858In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Hachette Book Group Canada
Published: 2019
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Recommended Age: 12+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Family, Friendship, Drama, Culture, Romance


You’ve probably read this story before. A daughter of immigrant parents wants to become something other than a doctor or anything else super stable financially, which is what her parents wish for her, and she denies herself happiness to make THEM happy. Continue reading

Dare Me – Megan Abbott

12982393Dare Me by Megan Abbott

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Hachette Book Group Canada
Published: 2012
Publisher: Reagan Arthur
Recommended Age: 14+
Genres & Themes: Adult, Mystery, Friendship Drama, Sports, Crime, Manipulation


I’m obsessed. It’s rare that I read one book and already I know I want to read everything the author has ever written and follow her on every account, but that’s how I feel right now about Megan Abbott after reading the crazy rollercoaster of psychological manipulation that is DARE ME. Continue reading