Once Upon a Quinceañera, Monica Gomez-Hira

Once Upon a Quinceañera, Monica Gomez-Hira

Once Upon a Quinceañera by Monica Gomez-Hira is an entertaining story about a summer internship that takes a turn. I enjoyed the tension of the family drama, and I was excited to finally see a book about a quinceañera. While the concept has promise, I found the execution wasn’t as strong as it could have been, and parts of the book drag. However, those looking for a fun and unique romcom will enjoy this one.

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Best Audiobook Subscription Services

Best Audiobook Subscription Services

The best audiobook subscriptions services are becoming more plentiful these days! If you enjoy listening to your favourite books on the go, we have rounded up the best audiobook subscription services out there on our list. Whatever your listening needs are, you are sure to find the perfect fit for you in our guide. Continue reading

Review: As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper

Review: As Far As You'll Take Me by Phil Stamper

As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper is a story all about found family and finding where you belong. I loved the parts of the book that feature music, especially since the oboe is a pretty unconventional instrument in YA, and the main character is realistic. What I wasn’t expecting was the book’s darker tone compared to Stamper’s debut, but while this wasn’t exactly what I was looking for at the moment, I would still recommend it to those looking for a more serious contemporary. Continue reading

Gifts for Book Lovers: Unique Gift Ideas for Readers

Gifts for Book Lovers: Unique Gift Ideas for Readers

These are the best gifts for book lovers and readers that book lovers will find unique and clever (that aren’t more books!) There are many interesting and inexpensive gift ideas that  readers and bookworms will enjoy and need. Interesting gifts are personalized and range from a simple bookmark from Amazon to much needed luxury gifts for book lovers– like bookshelves to hold those never-ending piles of books. If you are looking for the perfect gift to give a reader in your life that isn’t just more books, we have you covered with our ultimate book lover gift guide. Continue reading

Review: Love in English by Maria E. Andreu

Review: Love in English by Maria E. Andreu

Love in English by Maria E. Andreu is a book all about finding your voice when you might not have the words to express yourself. This is such a touching story, tinged with humour, and the main character is easy to connect with. The style of the book, allowing the reader to share Ana’s confusion, is also one of its strengths. Those looking for a sweet and thought-provoking contemporary will love this one. Continue reading