Everyone Knows How Much I Love You, Kyle McCarthy

Rose leads a very fictitious life. Her personality is that she doesn’t know how to hold on to something good, and she burns everything in her wake. Rose is not a likable character, but her self-destruction makes this book so good. She’s knowledgeable and college-educated, but she’s incredibly awkward, a broken and pathetic person. I… Continue reading Everyone Knows How Much I Love You, Kyle McCarthy

You Are the Story: Megan Walker and Janci Patterson

You Are the Story follows two couples: Felix and Jenna, and Josh and Anna-Marie. Their lives have changed drastically, and they must deal with the changes. Felix and Jenna have just had a baby, and that has altered the family dynamic. Jenna is having trouble coping with the demands of a new baby, and the… Continue reading You Are the Story: Megan Walker and Janci Patterson

Paris Never Leaves You, Ellen Feldman

Told in alternating timelines of Paris during the ‘40s, and New York in the ‘50s, we follow Charlotte's unwavering protection of her daughter, Vivi, during the war and her desire to protect her from the past a decade later Those who worked with the Germans faced harsh repercussions from their fellow man. Charlotte is doing… Continue reading Paris Never Leaves You, Ellen Feldman

Rebel Academy: Crave, Rosemary A. Johns

“Was it wrong to crave love?” From the very first chapter where we meet Magenta, I was invested in her and her future in the Rebel Academy. But then, as Johns introduced characters, I found myself attached to each of them. When each chapter focused on various members of the Rebels, I declared that person… Continue reading Rebel Academy: Crave, Rosemary A. Johns