Book List: Found Family

It’s officially the holiday season! It’s the time of year where there’s countless parties, feasts, and get togethers with our often dysfunctional families. But we don’t have to define family like blood–a found family and group of trustworthy friends can sometimes be more loving and supportive than a birth family might. Which makes this the…… Continue reading Book List: Found Family

Book List: Bad Boy Romance

Everyone loves a bit of a bad boy. (Descriptions from Goodreads) Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry Genre: Romance Average Goodreads Rating: 4.05 No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with “freaky” scars on her arms. Even Echo can’t remember the whole truth…… Continue reading Book List: Bad Boy Romance

Book List: Musician Romance

Everybody loves a rockstar. Hasn’t everyone read those fanfictions where a member of One Direction falls in love with the girl reading a book in the audience? Or where the parent sells their daughter to a pop star? Now, those are truly wild, and not sure these books can live up to that, but they…… Continue reading Book List: Musician Romance

Book List: Man in Uniform Romance

A lot of people love romance novels. And a lot of people also love a man in uniform. These then are your perfect combination. Descriptions from goodreads. If You Ask Me by Libby Hubscher Genre: Romance Average Goodreads Rating: 3.55 Violet Covington pens Dear Sweetie, the most popular advice column in the state of North…… Continue reading Book List: Man in Uniform Romance

Book List: Frankenstein Retellings

It’s a monster! Or is the true monster the man? In honor of Halloween coming up, let’s look at some retellings of Mary Shelley’s (perhaps the inventor of the horror genre) most famous work. Book descriptions come from Goodreads. Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi Genre: Horror Average Goodreads Rating: 3.57 From the rubble-strewn streets…… Continue reading Book List: Frankenstein Retellings

Book List: Enemies to Lovers

Today’s list is dedicated to a trope that is scary good. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 4.09 Jude grew up in the faerie land with her adoptive father–a red cap who killed her parents. Being a mortal in the land is hard when everyone looks down on her–especially evil…… Continue reading Book List: Enemies to Lovers

Book List: “Inside is Safe” Dystipias

Since I was twelve, I’ve loved all things dystopias. How dark can the future get? Okay, maybe today it’s more reality than science fiction but I still like reading them. Especially the kind were the government tries to keep you “inside” the community. Don’t go past the wall…there’s danger out there. And of course, it’s…… Continue reading Book List: “Inside is Safe” Dystipias

Book List: Criminal Romance

My last book list was romances where the love interest was rich. But what if the love interest was on the other side of the law? Make sure to check the trigger warnings of these! Transcending Darkness by Airicka Phoenix Genre: Romance Average Goodreads Rating: 4.11 Juliette Romero had a debt to pay, a debt…… Continue reading Book List: Criminal Romance

Book List: Mermaids

I am on vacation along the Carolina coast and being so close to the ocean reminds me of books with fantastical sea creatures. Not to mention Disney’s live-action Little Mermaid coming soon which I’m so excited about. So here is a list full of mermaids and sirens if you can’t wait like me. To Kill…… Continue reading Book List: Mermaids

Book Lists: Royalty

Princesscore. Royalcore. Secret Heir. Secret Royal. Prince Charming. We’ve grown up with stories of princesses in locked towers and princes on white steeds. We’ve played video games where queens send us on quests or the royal princess is kidnapped by the beast. Naturally, we’d want to read books with these kind of archetypes–especially those that…… Continue reading Book Lists: Royalty