This book gets four stars from me, almost exclusively because of the inclusion of a nonbinary POV character. I enjoyed the humor in this a lot as well. I also was a big fan of the worldbuilding around merpeople — I enjoyed that this was A Paranormal Book that involved merpeople instead of your standard […]
Genre: Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Honestly I kind of wish this book were like, a hundred pages longer. Not just because I wanted more, but also because I wanted this book to just be drawn out a little longer. I wanted to kind of wallow in a lot more moments, but I guess that’s what rereading is for. This young […]
Uhhh so unfortunately it turns out that I hate novels written in verse. I have no idea what happened in this book, but it did sound very pretty and it was very gay, which is also the experience of being gay (having no idea what is going on). I think literally anyone else reading this […]
ROM! COM! Set before the summer of senior year! Surfboards! Cotton candy! Carnivals! It’s functionally a ‘cozy’ romance! It’s like Grease but with less singing! (And also only the song “Summer Lovin”. Okay I have never actually seen Grease so maybe don’t listen to that.) Sometimes also we are reading Harry’s superhero screenplay and it’s […]
This was a great little YA novel about anxiety, and it’s really a coming of age novel and less about a romance. It’s cute, it’s fun, it’s a great afternoon or weekend read. Four stars. Bookshop link. Storygraph link.