book review, dystopian, fantasy, young adult

Book Review: Den of Shadows (Gambler’s Den #1) by Christopher Byford

Let's start with the blurb, because I should have noticed one of my own warning signs right off: The Gambler’s Den weaves its away across the desert… But will it stop at your station? While fighting off poverty in the blistering desert heat a travelling casino offers one night of solace. One... The Gambler’s Den… Continue reading Book Review: Den of Shadows (Gambler’s Den #1) by Christopher Byford

book review, fantasy, young adult

Book Review: Draekora (Medoran Chronicles #3) by Lynette Noni

When I originally requested this book in NetGalley, I had not realized it was part of a series. Thankfully as it had already been released when I downloaded it, I figured I would take the time to read the first two books (obviously), so that I knew what I was in for. To catch everyone… Continue reading Book Review: Draekora (Medoran Chronicles #3) by Lynette Noni

book review, contemporary, romance, young adult

Book Review: How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

Is there anything better than meeting someone who changes your life for the better? This book made me ponder about friendships for a long time. When you're young, it seems like you may have a lot of friends--but are they friends of circumstance (ie you go to school together and share a lunch), or are… Continue reading Book Review: How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

book review, contemporary, young adult

Book Review: The Jungle by Pooja Puri

I was not prepared for this book. Even having read the description, even having heard about it, I was not ready for this to be so real. Unfairly, I also judged the title as it reminded me of my least favorite book in high school... same title but by Upton Sinclair. Thankfully they bear no… Continue reading Book Review: The Jungle by Pooja Puri

book review, contemporary, romance, young adult

Book Review: Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

When I first read Windfall, I immediately thought it was a cute story with so many elements that I like. And because I hadn't (and still haven't) read another YA lottery win tale--Lucky in Love by Kasie West--my opinion at first was definitely favorable. And it still mostly is. But after some discussion with other… Continue reading Book Review: Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith