People Kill People – Ellen Hopkins

Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Pages: 431 Release Date: September 4, 2018 Someone will shoot. And someone will die. #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins tackles gun violence and white supremacy in this compelling and complex novel. People kill people. Guns just make it easier. A gun is sold in … Continue reading People Kill People – Ellen Hopkins

Monthly Wrap-Up | May 2018

Hello everyone and welcome to my May 2018 wrap-up! During the month of May, I read 15 books. It was another mediocre month. The first two books are the best books I read this month from two very different genres then the rest are in the order I read them. A lot of these reviews are … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | May 2018

A Sin Such as This (Love Lies Beneath #2) – Ellen Hopkins

Genre: Fiction Publisher: Atria Books In this gripping follow-up to Love Lies Beneath, #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins’s “fabulous, sex-filled masterpiece of mystery and romance” (Library Journal, starred review), the honeymoon ends for Tara Lattimore when her husband’s ex-girlfriend is murdered, and she becomes a prime suspect. Tara thought she was finally settling … Continue reading A Sin Such as This (Love Lies Beneath #2) – Ellen Hopkins

The You I’ve Never Known – Ellen Hopkins

The You I've Never Known follows Ariel as she discovers who she is and how she fits into the world. The reader follows her struggle with her overall identity, sexual identity, friendships, and family ties. What makes this book such a pleasure to read is its departure from everything that is usually found in young … Continue reading The You I’ve Never Known – Ellen Hopkins

Love Lies Beneath – Ellen Hopkins

The end of this novel closes with a poem titled: Lull. And that word alone encapsulates this novel completely. Ellen Hopkins is one of my favorite writers. Her verse is absolutely beautiful, so when I found out she wrote a novel in prose I had to read it. Unfortunately, it wasn't everything I wanted it … Continue reading Love Lies Beneath – Ellen Hopkins

Top Five Wednesday

Top Five Wednesday Group:  Books with "Hard" Topics (ie mental health, sexual assault, illness, etc.) Forbidden – Tabitha Suzuma Incest.   Forbidden is the story of a brother and sister who develop serious, emotional feelings for each other and the consequences of those feelings. What makes this book worth reading is its moral ambiguity. The … Continue reading Top Five Wednesday