Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be… Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
I originally read this book in November of 2015. I loved it then and I always remembered that I loved it. But the thing with books sometimes is that you remember the feeling, but can’t really remember what actually happened in the book. When I saw the trailer for ‘Love, Simon’, I was so excited!… Continue reading Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Synopsis Anna Faris has advice for you. And it’s great advice, because she’s been through it all, and she wants to tell you what she’s learned. Her comic memoir and first book, Unqualified, will share Anna’s candid, sympathetic, and entertaining stories of love lost and won. Part memoir, part humorous, unflinching advice from her hit podcast Anna… Continue reading Unqualified by Anna Faris
Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Adelaide is sick of being expected to succeed on other people’s terms. She knows she just has to stick it out at school for one more year and then she’ll be free. Instead, she runs away from her fancy boarding school back to her sleepy hometown to read and dream. But there are… Continue reading Untidy Towns by Kate O’Donnell
I’m going to admit that I googled ‘book blog post ideas’ got this idea from Wonderfully Bookish. A post about your Pottermore sorting, including your Hogwarts and Illvermorny houses, wand, patronus etc. I’m not a huge Pottermore user, but I’ve got it. So for this post, I’ll be discussing my original sortings, patronus and wand… Continue reading Is Pottermore Right About Me?
Synopsis Before Liz Lemon, before “Weekend Update,” before “Sarah Palin,” Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has… Continue reading Bossypants by Tina Fey
Synopsis Ady – not the confident A-Lister she appears to be. Kate – brainy boarder taking risks to pursue the music she loves. Clem – disenchanted swim-star losing her heart to the wrong boy. All are targeted by PSST, a toxic website that deals in gossip and lies. St Hilda’s antidote to the cyber-bullying? The… Continue reading Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Fiona Wood and Simmone Howell