• YA Romance Book Review

    Smash It!

    Warnings: Sex, Discussions of Sex My Thoughts Drama nerds rejoice for the year of fuck it! Smash It! is all about a shy girl that decides to take a page out of Shonda Rimes “year of yes” to start overcoming her shyness. Liv feels that she has always been on the sidelines next to her two rockstar friends, Eli and Dré. She is hopelessly in love with Eli and fears taking the leap, feeling that she’s the uncool girl that nobody notices. But owning oneself is not as easy as it sounds, and everything becomes more complicated when other people and feelings are involved. I loved the main characters and…

  • YA Romance Book Review

    P.S. I Still Love You

    My Review: What a delightful and frustrating book, this series has become such a guilty pleasure for me to read. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before was such a delight because it introduces an understandable dilemma, and the reader follows Lara Jean as she clumsily falls in love with her first boyfriend. Drama ensues when another letter recipient shows up, and Lara Jean’s new squeeze Peter is still very close to his very jealous ex-girlfriend.Lara Jean, I think you half-fall in love with every person you meet. It’s part of your charm. You’re in love with love. In this book we see Lara Jean come into her own more…

  • Book Review

    When Dimple Met Rishi

    My Thoughts Sigh. It’s hard for me to decide how to start this review because I found myself confused and disappointed when I finished. I think I suffered a little bit from overhype about this book since it was recommended so highly and talked about like mad. I wanted to love this book because everything just sounded so perfect: a strong-willed STEM girl heroine, a clash between cultures, a sweet summer romance with lots of laughs, and one of the cutest book covers I’ve seen in a long time–I was all over it! I absolutely adored the first half of this book. I could sympathize with both of the main…

  • Book Review

    As Kismet Would Have It

    My Thoughts It’s strange how excited I was to find that there is a sequel short story for a book that I ended up being disappointed by. I read When Dimple Met Rishi two years ago and wanted so badly to love it, I really did. I fell head over heels for the titular characters in the first half of the novel, especially Rishi who I found dreamy and total date material. Despite my mixed feelings, I’ve been wanting to give Menon another shot, and I wanted more Dimple and Rishi! “How was she, a nineteen-year-old, supposed to know what Dimple Shah the thirty-five-year-old might want?” The story returns to…