‘Tweet Cute’ by Emma Lord

★★★★☆ Synopsis: All’s fair in love and cheese ― that is, until Pepper and Jack’s spat turns into a viral Twitter war. Little do they know, while they’re publicly duking it out with snarky memes and retweet battles, they’re also falling for each other in real life ― on an anonymous chat app Jack built. … Continue reading ‘Tweet Cute’ by Emma Lord

‘Imaginary Friend’ by Stephen Chbosky

★★★☆☆ Synopsis: IMAGINE... Leaving your house in the middle of the night. Knowing your mother is doing her best, but she's just as scared as you. IMAGINE... Starting a new school, making friends. Seeing how happy it makes your mother. Hearing a voice, calling out to you. IMAGINE... Following the signs, into the woods. Going … Continue reading ‘Imaginary Friend’ by Stephen Chbosky

‘Into Captivity They Will Go’ by Noah Milligan

★★★★☆  Synopsis: Set in rural Oklahoma, Into Captivity They Will Go tells the story of Caleb Gunter, a boy whose mother has convinced him he is the second coming of Jesus Christ and that together they are destined to lead the chosen into the Kingdom of Heaven. Believing the Seven Seals detailed in Revelation have been opened, he and … Continue reading ‘Into Captivity They Will Go’ by Noah Milligan

‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas

★★★☆☆  Synopsis: In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the … Continue reading ‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas

‘Again, but Better’ by Christine Riccio

★★★☆☆  Synopsis: Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar grades, and happy parents…sounds ideal—but Shane's made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance…what’s that? Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat. Time's a ticking, and she needs a change—there's nothing like moving to a new country to really mix things … Continue reading ‘Again, but Better’ by Christine Riccio

‘A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea’ by Masaji Ishikawa

★★★★★ Synopsis: Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured to … Continue reading ‘A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea’ by Masaji Ishikawa