Review: Squad by Mariah MacCarthy

Title: Squad
Author: Mariah MacCarthy
Release Date: 3/12/2019
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Rating: 4 stars
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Trigger Warnings: suicidal thoughts, dieting, sports injury, hospitalization

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This darkly comic debut novel by an award-winning playwright is like Mean Girls meets Heathers with a splash of Bring it On.

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Black Veins by Ashia Monet

Title: The Black Veins
Author: Ashia Monet
Release Date: 7/17/2019

In a world where magic thrives in secret city corners, a group of magicians embark on a road trip—and it’s the “no-love-interest”, found family adventure you’ve been searching for.

Blythe is one of seven Guardians: magicians powerful enough to cause worldwide panic with a snap of their fingers. But Blythe spends her days pouring latte art at her family’s coffee shop, so why should she care about having apocalyptic abilities?

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Top Ten Books On My Spring 2019 TBR

There are SO MANY great books releasing this spring! Here are ten that I can’t wait to get my grubby book loving fingers on. 

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Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith was released on March 5. Smith’s books have always been some of my favorites. She always manages to write the most lovable characters and most swoony meet cutes I’ve ever read. Field Notes was no exception.

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Review: The Goodbye Summer by Sarah Van Name

Title: The Goodbye Summer
Author: Sarah Van Name
Release Date: 5/7/2019
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 352
Rating: 5 stars
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Trigger Warnings: unhealthy eating habits, underage drinking, academic pressures

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Caroline can’t wait for summer to end so that she and her older boyfriend, Jake, can run away together. She decides to spend her last summer at home saving money working at the local aquarium gift shop–and spending all the rest of her time hanging with Jake.

Then she meets Georgia, a counselor at the aquarium camp. Georgia weaves her way into Caroline’s life and suddenly the summer feels a lot less lonely.

The stronger Georgia and Caroline’s bond grows, the more uneasy Caroline becomes about her plans to leave. When summer comes to a close, she will have to say goodbye to someone… but who is she willing to lose?

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Books at the End of the Rainbow: Green Edition

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, friends! I thought today would be the perfect time to share with you seven of my favorite books that are sporting my second favorite color, green! Who knows, maybe reading one of these will bring you some good luck!

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