Category Archives: Romance/YA

Review: Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars Isla had a crush on Josh since her freshman year. She pined for him for three years and accepted that her cause was hopeless. She … Continue reading

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What I didn’t Say (review and sappy smile)

What I Didn’t Say by Keary Taylor My rating: 4 of 5 stars What I expected on first picking up this book — A boy losing his voice in an accident and a love story where he wins his girl … Continue reading

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Good For You (Another happy YA review)

Good For You by Tammara Webber My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m clearly rating it on emotional points (though the writing itself is pretty good)- but right now I’m still floating on a cloud of satisfaction and can’t judge … Continue reading

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Catching Jordon (a review)

Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally My rating: 4 of 5 stars The best thing about this book? It surprises. How often do teenage romances surprise you? The protagonist is a smart, level headed girl who (predictably) has issues to sort … Continue reading

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I struck YA romance gold this past month— a list of recent favourites (Part 1)

In the last five weeks I’ve read at least a half dozen YA romances that have all impressed me to some degree and for varying reasons. Let’s start with Epic Fail by Claire LaZebnik   I liked this rendition of Pride … Continue reading

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