REVIEW: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Published: May 3, 2016 My copy: Hardcover, 519 pages (bought from Vroman's Bookstore and signed by the author) My rating: 5/5 stars Summary: Andie had it all planned out. When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. Especially …

REVIEW: Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond

Genre: Young Adult, Realistic, Contemporary, Romance Published: August 2015, Roaring Book Press My copy: Hardcover, 384 pages My rating: 4.75/5 stars Summary: Walter Wilcox has never been in love. He just wants to finish high school under the radar with his 2.5 friends and zero drama. And then there’s Naomi Mills, an adorably awkward harpist …

REVIEW: Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar

Genre: Young Adult, Realistic Published: March 8, 2016, Candlewick Press My copy: Hardcover (from my local library) My rating: 4.75/5 stars Summary: While her friends are spending their summers having pool parties and sleepovers, twelve-year-old Carolina — Carol — is spending hers in the middle of the New Mexico desert, helping her parents move the grandfather …

REVIEW: A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall

Genre: Young Adult, Romance Published: 2014, Swoon Reads My copy: Paperback, 272 pages My rating: 4/5 stars Summary: The creative writing teacher, the delivery guy, the local Starbucks baristas, his best friend, her roommate, and the squirrel in the park all have one thing in common—they believe that Gabe and Lea should get together. Lea and Gabe …

REVIEW: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Series: The Raven Cycle #2 Published: 2013, Scholastic Inc My copy: Paperback, published 2014 My rating: 4.5/5 stars Summary: If you could steal things from dreams, what would you take? Ronan Lynch has secrets. Some he keeps from others. Some he keeps from himself. One secret: Ronan can bring things …