More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer

I don't know how Brigid Kemmerer did it, but she managed to somehow create such a fiercely gripping main character who tears you apart by being so emotionally damaged and then makes you ridiculously proud to watch them rise above it all. The character development in this book for the main character, Rev, was honestly … Continue reading More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

First of all, I feel the need to admit that I had a really hard time judging this book from a non-biased position, because I, myself, am a hijab (headscarf) wearing Muslim, like our main character in the book. But my religious morals are vastly different from the main character's and they clashed a lot … Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Adam Silvera has such a unique voice when writing his characters. That is one of the first things that struck me about his writing style. The two narrators in this book were so vastly different in both their personalities AND their lingo that I honestly never would've thought it was written by the same person. … Continue reading They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

This book. This book, you guys. It made me so inexplicably sad and emotional and UGH, I just wanted to cry for more than half of it. And you know who I blame that on? Ari. Because he was the kind of main character whose emotions bleed out of the book and into you and … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz