Coming-of-age Story, Fiction

Musical Monday: THE UNRAVELING OF CASSIDY HOLMES

★★★★ No mysteries today, folks. I'm talking about the fake bands. Summary and Introduction Cassidy Holmes is the about the members of the fictional pop band, Gloss. The novel is told in media res, dropping the reader right into the middle of the story three of them band members, Rose, Merry and Yumi, discover that… Continue reading Musical Monday: THE UNRAVELING OF CASSIDY HOLMES

Coming-of-age Story, Fiction

Kayla’s Tantalizing Thursday: WATCH OVER ME

I just finished Watch Over Me today, and I'm taking some time to process before writing a full review. It's one of those books that is beautifully written, but I struggle to like some of the story elements. When I encounter a book like this, I try to take some time to make sure that… Continue reading Kayla’s Tantalizing Thursday: WATCH OVER ME

Coming-of-age Story, Fiction

Becky swears WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING lives up to the hype

★★★★★ Kya, the marsh girl is abandoned as a child by her family. She must learn to live off the land and deal with the townspeople while hiding the fact she is alone. She loves nature but longs for human companionship. She falls for the the hometown hero only to be betrayed and then put… Continue reading Becky swears WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING lives up to the hype