A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares, by Krystal Sutherland

Esther Solar is determined to break a curse that has doomed her entire family to debilitating phobias, only to encounter a new fear she hadn't counted on: first love. So this book was very good and I enjoyed it a lot because it talked a lot about mental illness in an interesting relatable way.  The… Continue reading A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares, by Krystal Sutherland

The Serpent’s Secret, by Sayantani Dasgupta

Up until her twelfth birthday, Kiranmala considered herself an ordinary sixth-grader in Parsippany, New Jersey, but then her parents disappear and a drooling rakkhosh demon shows up in her kitchen, and soon she is swept into another dimension, full of magic, winged horses, talking birds (very annoying), and cute princes--and somehow Kiranmala needs to sort… Continue reading The Serpent’s Secret, by Sayantani Dasgupta

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Abertalli

Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed. This book was GOLD!!!! I feel like I have never read anything that beautiful before!!! Even though it is set up like a classic contemporary the style was different somehow. There were… Continue reading Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Abertalli