When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was so happy when I discovered this book because representation is a good thing. I thought the plot about two Indian-American kids trying to navigate their own worlds while still honoring their parents was a fantastic … Continue reading
Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up this book because I needed something light after my last few reads. I wasn’t expecting to like it as much as I did. The protagonist came off as very human to me and I liked … Continue reading
Cappuccinos, Cupcakes, and a Corpse by Harper Lin My rating: 3 of 5 stars I read this to fulfill the “cozy mystery” requirement of my 2017 reading challenge. My husband and I read this together and we both understand why it’s called “cozy.” It was the least suspenseful mystery we’d … Continue reading
Splintered by A.G. Howard My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed the surrealistic imagery. I thought the concept was very good, but I didn’t feel connected to these characters, at all. The main character has two love interests in this book and I didn’t find either one attractive. Luckily, … Continue reading
Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins My rating: 5 of 5 stars I liked this book better than Anna and the French Kiss. Josh was an interesting character to me the first time around, so I was happy that Stephanie Perkins gave him his own story. I’m … Continue reading
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli My rating: 2 of 5 stars I was bored. I would have stopped reading it, but I was sick and too weak to find another book. I did enjoy the mystical qualities of the story, though.
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins My rating: 4 of 5 stars Why do I love Stephanie Perkins’ stories so much? I have no idea, but I do.
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham My rating: 2 of 5 stars I was looking for something mildly entertaining that wouldn’t pull me away from work too much. This book fit perfectly. It has a thin, low-stakes plot. I think it was intended to be funny, but I found it … Continue reading
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins My rating: 4 of 5 stars Cute, fluffy, fun book. Perkins has some lines that I found totally hilarious and adorable. This story reminds me so much of my own late teen years; although, I did not get to attend school in … Continue reading