Genre: Social Themes

Reread Review: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Posted September 25, 2017 by Wendy in Reread, Reviews / 2 Comments
Reread Review: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

I used to do these reread reviews a few years ago when I was doing a reread challenge and decided I missed doing them! I reread a lot more now and thought it’d be fun to quickly talk about them! When I First Read: About four years ago! I can’t believe it was so long ago! What I Remember: I remember loving the friendship and I remember it being heartbreaking and sobbing. 🙁 Why I Wanted to Reread: Well, […]

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Review: Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted September 1, 2017 by Wendy in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

My Thoughts: I don’t generally gravitate toward the heavier contemporaries. I don’t really know why, I guess because when I read a contemporary I’m looking for something lighter? Anyway, I don’t read heavier ones often, I tend to be pretty picky when it comes to the more serious ones. That being said, I’m really glad I read Letters to the Lost! Juliet’s mother died and she is coping by writing her letters at her grave but who […]

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Audiobook Review: The Upside of Unrequited Love by Becky Albertalli

Posted June 12, 2017 by Wendy in Reviews / 1 Comment
Audiobook Review: The Upside of Unrequited Love by Becky Albertalli

The Sound: I thought the narrator Arielle DeLisle did a fantastic job! Her voice for Molly was pretty much how I would imagine it and she did great distinctions between different characters. I’d definitely listen to other audiobooks by her! The Story: Let me start off by saying there was quite a bit I liked in The Upside of Unrequited Love but I just really wasn’t a fan of the romance and a lot of aspects surrounding it […]

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Dear Jenny Han…

Posted June 5, 2017 by Wendy in Reviews / 7 Comments
Dear Jenny Han…

So recently I binge read the entire To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before series by Jenny Han. Here’s the thing. I am and always will be a fantasy gal. Contemporaries aren’t my go to so I was a little nervous heading into the series. I couldn’t have been more  surprised by how much I loved it! I had so many thoughts and feelings as I read through these books and I think the best way for […]

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Review: Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Posted May 16, 2017 by Wendy in Reviews / 4 Comments
Review: Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Why Did I Read? You’ve Got Mail is a favorite movie so I was all over this! My thoughts: I loved the set up of this book! Bailey is close friends with Alex — but they’ve never met. They only know each other through a film forum and emails and so when Bailey moves to stay with her dad (who lives in the same town as Alex), she figures this is perfect for scouting out this […]

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