Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

First off, this book is intense. It talks frankly about school shootings, sexual violence, and gang rapes. If that hits close to home, please tread carefully. My mom got this book for me last year and I wasn't sure if I was ready to read it for a variety of factors that will probably consitute … Continue reading Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

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Little Fires Everywhere by Crystal Ng

So I first was turned onto Crystal Ng's work because I read her first book, Everything I Never Told You, which I wrote about here. And I literally finished that book in just over a day -- so highly recommend! But this book was different. The writing is still fluid and captures your attention but I wasn't … Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Crystal Ng

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

So I'm back home in the Bay Area of California for a few days and boy, let me tell you. This has been needed for a variety of reasons. It's just really good to be home, surrounded by the first dog you adopted and family. It's perfect. But moving on. I quite literally finished this … Continue reading Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

First off, this book is insanely intense. And that doesn't even begin to cover it. In a nutshell, it's about an African American teenager who gets shot & killed during a routine police stop. His name is Khalil and during the scene in The Hate U Give, he was nothing but respectful. And a police officer shoots … Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

‘All The Missing Girls’ by Megan Miranda

First of all, this book, man. It's told in reverse, is a mystery that literally keeps you guessing, and refuses to let go of your heart strings. Normally, i'm not a fan of books told backwards but Megan Miranda makes it work somehow. Not entirely sure how but she does. Anyways, moving on. This book … Continue reading ‘All The Missing Girls’ by Megan Miranda

Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

I'm sure you've heard of this novel, especially if you follow Reese Witherspoon on any form of social media. It follows the tale of a man and a boy who are the only survivors of a plane crash on its way to New York City from Martha's Vineyard. Everyone, including the boy's family, died on … Continue reading Before The Fall by Noah Hawley