Sex and Vanity

3.5/5 stars To preface, going into this book I did not know this was a modern retelling of A Room with a View (E.M. Forster). I was excited to read this because I loved the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy and I wanted another fun, summer read that offered me Asian representation. I was satisfied for … More Sex and Vanity

Followers

4/5 stars It’s 2016 and Orla is a hopeful novelist who makes a living writing clickbait articles about celebrities. She soon meets Floss, a wannabe influencer, and the two hatch a plan to thrust Floss into the spotlight. Meanwhile in the year 2051, Marlow is living her life for her 12 million followers. As she … More Followers

Home Before Dark

4/5 Maggie Holt has been living in the shadow of her father’s book for almost her entire life. After her family fled Baneberry Hall just three weeks after moving in, her father wrote a book about the horrors they experienced. Now as an adult, Maggie is determined to figure out how much of the story … More Home Before Dark

The Mall

Thank you to NetGalley and St. Martin’s Press for a copy of the book and chance to participate in the book tour. This was a perfect read for summer, and it’s released today, July 21st, 2020! Check out some early praise for it and my review below: “Totally rad! This former 1990s mall teen loved The … More The Mall

Anna K.

4/5 stars Anna K. is a modern reimagining of Anna Karenina following elite teens of New York. I was told this was basically Gossip Girl, and I would say that is an accurate representation. I was looking for a drama-filled, indulgent read and this delivered. I appreciated the Asian representation and that it was not … More Anna K.

The Outsider

4/5 stars When a boy is found brutally murdered, the town of Flint County is astonished when beloved sports coach and teacher is arrested for the crime. With several eyewitness accounts and DNA evidence, it appears they will have no trouble convicting, but as more details arise, it becomes apparent something even more horrific is … More The Outsider

In a Holidaze

4/5 stars Thanks to NetGalley and Gallery Books for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Maelyn Jones can think of no better place in the entire world than the cabin her family and close friends stay at every Christmas. The friendship of four families began when her parents … More In a Holidaze

The Sun Down Motel

5/5 stars Fell, New York is an eerie place. Being a small town in upstate New York, no one really goes to Fell for anything other than fulfilling their morbid curiosity. That is exactly why Carly is there. 35 years earlier, her aunt, Viv, went missing while working at The Sun Down Motel. Now, Carly … More The Sun Down Motel

Magnetized

Thank you to Catapult for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. One week in September 1982, the bodies of four taxi drivers were discovered. The murderer was a 19-year-old boy who seemed to have no motive for the killings. Carlos Busqued, an Argentine author, began visiting the killer, … More Magnetized