FrighteninglyGoodRead · YA

FGR #1: The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslie Walton

Before I begin: this book is brimming with self harm. It is on nearly every page. If this is something that you struggle with then skip this book and consider heading here instead. I'm not even sure where I acquired this book. Quite possibly, it was for FrighteningGoodReads2018 since the book was published in October, 2018.… Continue reading FGR #1: The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslie Walton

fiction · Over 18 · Romantic · YA

The Joy of Romance Books and the Struggle with Recommending Them

I'll be honest. I have a hard time recommending romance books to a general audience. If someone asks me for recommendations, I have many.  But I have questions first. That's because romance is personal. One person's romantic gesture is another individual's suffocating display of affection. Furthermore, what appeals to a reader at one point in… Continue reading The Joy of Romance Books and the Struggle with Recommending Them

fiction · YA

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Phillippe

I can't seem to stop reading cute high school romance books even though they are really not my favorite. I thought the premise of this book sounded fun - a fish out of water story told from the boy's perspective - but when I cracked into it I know I emitted a loud sigh. High School was not… Continue reading The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Phillippe

FrighteninglyGoodRead · Middle Grade · YA

The Last of the Frighteningly Good Reads

Happy Halloween! My favorite of all holidays is today! Dressing up (Edna Mode, thank you very much) and festive candy eating is the only thing that will distract me from the end of Frighteningly Good Reads 2018. I have had a wonderful month reading spooky, scary and suspenseful stories and I hope you all have… Continue reading The Last of the Frighteningly Good Reads