The Girl Least Likely | Katy Loutzenhiser | Book Review

The Girl Least Likely is funny. It’s not the forced kind of funny which can unfortunately happen when an adult is trying to write from the voice of a teenager. As someone who always felt like they were on the outside looking in, it was nice to feel represented and seen in the maze thatContinue reading “The Girl Least Likely | Katy Loutzenhiser | Book Review”

Hang The Moon | Alexandria Bellefleur | Book Review

Written in the Stars was one of my favorite reads of 2021 so I was very excited to dive back into that world with Hang The Moon. This time the focus is on Brandon and Annie – the brother and the best friend – and it is so swoon worthy! It has everything you couldContinue reading “Hang The Moon | Alexandria Bellefleur | Book Review”

All The Bright Places | Jennifer Niven | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven? I listen to All The Bright Places because I had read the advance reader copy in 2015 but, never reviewed it. As my goal for April and May was to catch up on some of my Netgalley reads, I decided that instead ofContinue reading “All The Bright Places | Jennifer Niven | Audiobook Review”

The Voting Booth | Brandy Colbert | Book Review

The Voting Booth is a quick young adult read. It takes place all in one day and focuses on two young Black youths voting for the first time. The first, Marva, is very politically focused and has waited for this day for a long time. The second, Duke, recently lost his politically activist older brotherContinue reading “The Voting Booth | Brandy Colbert | Book Review”

Home At Last | Lily Everett | Book Review

Lily Everett’s Sanctuary Island series is one of my favorite contemporary romance series to date. The setting is a small town with fields of wild horses. It all seems to be very calm and peaceful and a place that I would love to actually live. Previously, I have read and reviewed Sanctuary Island, Shoreline Drive,Continue reading “Home At Last | Lily Everett | Book Review”

Fear Of Missing Out | Kate McGovern | Book Review

Fear of Missing Out is a young adult book that pulls at the heart strings and makes the reader think. It’s an honest look at someone who is dying and the thoughts and fears that they experience. Sometimes these thoughts are sweet but more often than not they are truthful, brutal and heartbreaking. This isContinue reading “Fear Of Missing Out | Kate McGovern | Book Review”

Take Me Home Tonight | Morgan Matson | Book Review

I get frightened in all this darknessI get nightmares I hate to sleep aloneI need some company, a guardian angelTo keep me warm when the cold winds blowI can feel you breatheI can feel your heart beat fasterTake me home tonight~Eddie Money Yes. I’m starting this review of Take Me Home Tonight with lyrics fromContinue reading “Take Me Home Tonight | Morgan Matson | Book Review”

The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo? Elizabeth Acevedo is quickly becoming one of my “must read” authors. Her prose is just so beautiful, and I fall in love with her characters and her stories each time. And when I saw that I had the opportunity to actually listen to herContinue reading “The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo | Audiobook Review”

Girls Don’t Fly | Kristen Chandler | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Girls Don’t Fly by Kristen Chandler? I was looking for a new audiobook to listen to and found Girls Don’t Fly on Libby. It sounded like the perfect contemporary young adult for me to casually listen to while I was out for my walks and doing housework. Within the firstContinue reading “Girls Don’t Fly | Kristen Chandler | Audiobook Review”

Furia | Yamile Saied Méndez | Book Review

Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez is a story about passion, culture, and family. It follows the journey of Camila- a teenage Argentinean girl who loves to play football (soccer) but is restricted by societal beliefs of what a young woman should do and how a young woman should act. When she is on the field,Continue reading “Furia | Yamile Saied Méndez | 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.

The Calico Books

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