You Me Everything

Cori’s Pick: You Me Everything by Catherine Isaac You Me Everything is Catherine Isaac’s American debut.  If you’re headed out to the pool, beach, or lake – this is a great summer book to take along! Set in the French countryside, Jess sets off on an idyllic summer vacation with her son, William and a…

Still Me

Cori’s Pick: Still Me by JoJo Moyes I’ll be honest.  I’ve never been a huge fan of gushy love stories, however over the past couple of years, I’ve been more apt to reach for one.  I will say, I would consider the ‘romance’ books I tend to reach for to be  more quirky fiction than…

13 Reasons Why

Dallas’ Pick: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher After reading this book my first thought is simply, WOW! The writing in Jay Asher provides us with is absolutely amazing. The creativeness and emotion he demonstrated in his writing is one that is hard for a lot of authors to accomplish. Now if you are like…

The Good Daughter

Dallas’ Pick: The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter The more adult thrillers I read the more hooked I become. I picked up the Good Daughter because I needed an audiobook to listen too while I was working on a few projects. It just happened to be on the shelf and I had no clue what…

The Identicals

Dallas’ Pick: The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand I started 2018 wanting to read more of a variety of books since I mostly stick to YA and Children’s. I picked this book up in playaway form because it looked interesting and reminded me of the parent trap movie. This book was nothing like the Parent Trap,…

Ginny Moon

  Cori’s Pick: Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig Another author debut novel  that I just couldn’t put down! Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig Ginny Moon is 14 years old and autistic.  (You can immediately tell that author Benjamin Ludwig had either done some major research OR that he himself has experience in working with special…

If I Stay

Dallas’ Pick: If I Stay by Gayle Forman Oh goodness where to begin. First off within the first five minutes of reading you are going to want to put the book down, cry, and go hug your parents. If I stay is about a girl named Mia who is in a terrible car wreck involving…

They Both Die at the End

Kathryn’s Pick: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera “You may be born into a family, but you walk into friendships. Some you’ll discover you should put behind you. Others are worth every risk.” – Adam Silvera, They Both Die at the End Adam Silvera hides nothing with this title yet, after reading…

The Problem with Forever

Dallas’ Pick: The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L Armentrout “’Does it hurt?” asked the Rabbit. “Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. “When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.’” This quote is actually from the Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, but it plays such a significant role in The…

Identical

Dallas’ Pick: Identical by Ellen Hopkins The writing style in this book is very different then what most people find familiar. The entire book is written in poem format. This gives you the chance to slow down and enjoy the storyline, instead of rushing through the book and missing important details. The narrator also changes…

Turtles All the Way Down

Cori’s Pick: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green I LOVED The Fault In Our Stars.  And when I say loved, I mean it moved me to tears.  I loved it so much I refused to watch the movie because I knew there was no way I could love the movie nearly as much…

Little Fires Everywhere

Cori’s Pick: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Little Fires Everywhere weaves an intricate story of two very different families while exploring the complexities of motherhood, adoption, surrogacy, privilege, and class. The Richardsons live a life that thrives on routine.  Where everything from their neighborhood to their daily schedules are meticulously planned.  So when Mia…