This Wicked Fate | Kalynn Bayron | Book Review

This Wicked Fate is the sequel to the fabulous This Poison Heart which was released last year. I really enjoyed the first book and was anxiously waiting to read the sequel. There were so many things I needed to have answered! The most pressing one was would the sequel match up to the first book?Continue reading “This Wicked Fate | Kalynn Bayron | Book Review”

The Edge of Summer | Erica George | Book Review

I read Erica George’s debut Words Composed of Sea and Sky and found a strong new voice of young adult stories. When I saw her sophomore book The Edge of Summer on Netgalley, I was quick to request it. Once again, the setting is Cape Cod and this time around there is a strong focusContinue reading “The Edge of Summer | Erica George | Book Review”

Conventionally Yours | Annabeth Albert | Book Review

Conventionally Yours is an adorable LGBTQIA romance written by Annabeth Albert. The two main characters, Conrad and Aiden, are both gamers and often play against each other for the online video blog Gamer Grandpa. Their game of choice of Odyssey but their tactics are on the complete opposite of the competitive spectrum. This of courseContinue reading “Conventionally Yours | Annabeth Albert | Book Review”

Mark My Words | Muhammad Khan | Book Review

Mark My Words is a face paced read which shines a strong light on social inequality within the privileged grammar school. Previously there were two schools in Enley – Minerva (the privileged private grammer school) and Bodley (the more racially diverse public school). Bodley is located in a more run-down part of town. When theContinue reading “Mark My Words | Muhammad Khan | Book Review”

When You Call My Name | Tucker Shaw | Book Review

When You Call My Name honestly broke me and slowly tried to put me together again. This is a beautiful beautiful story. It is set during the 1980s and 1990s and is centered around the HIV/AIDS epidemic. No book with this as it’s central premise is going to be happy but, this one has somehowContinue reading “When You Call My Name | Tucker Shaw | Book Review”

Much Ado About a Latte | Kathleen Fuller | Book Review

Much Ado About a Latte is the second book in the Maple Falls series. This time the focus is on Anita Bedford and Tanner Castillo – two classmates and present day coworkers. Both characters are ready to make their professional dreams a reality but as they do an unexpected tension forms. Anita has had feelingsContinue reading “Much Ado About a Latte | Kathleen Fuller | Book Review”

Hooked on You | Kathleen Fuller | Book Review

Hooked on You is the first book in the new Maple Falls series by Kathleen Fuller. All books are set in a small town in Arkansas called Maple Falls. Maple Falls is your typical small town filled with people who know you by name and who all have a habit of getting into your personalContinue reading “Hooked on You | Kathleen Fuller | Book Review”

The Date From Hell | Gwenda Bond | Book Review

The Date From Hell is the second book in the Match Made In Hell duology. This book continues the on going battle between heaven and hell. Characters Luke (demon) and Callie (human) are planning their first official date as a couple. Unfortunately, nothing goes exactly as planned and together they find themselves on a newContinue reading “The Date From Hell | Gwenda Bond | Book Review”

In The Face Of The Sun | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review

Denny S. Bryce is quickly becoming one of my new favorite authors. I was captivates by her debut Wild Women and the Blues and now In The Face Of The Sun. Both stories are multigenerational tales involving African American families. In The Face Of The Sun follows Francine (Frankie) as she travels from Chicago toContinue reading “In The Face Of The Sun | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review”

This May End Badly | Samantha Markum | Book Review

This May End Badly is such a fun young adult novel. There is a prank war, a fake relationship, strong friendships, and some major character growth along the way. I honestly devoured this book. It was absolutely hilarious and kept me on my toes as everything came together. The prank war has been going onContinue reading “This May End Badly | Samantha Markum | Book Review”

Chasing the Four Winds

Reading, Writing, Nerding, and Honoring the Oxford Comma Since 1987.

A. A. MacConnell

When you write drabbles, you relieve the pressure of the epic novel expanding in your head.

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