• Thrillers,  YA Fiction

    Five Total Strangers – Natalie D. Richards

    5/5 Stars Mira is forced to take the road less traveled on her way home for the holidays. With a storm brewing and flights being delayed, Mira’s seat neighbor from her last flight, Harper, invites her on a road trip through Pennsylvania to ensure she makes it home in time. Alone with three of Harper’s friends, Mira accepts the invitation and begins the journey home. Only once they’re already on the road entering treacherous conditions does Mira realize that Harper’s friends aren’t friends at all. They’re total strangers. Five total strangers in a car together all with secrets they hide from each other. With the worsening conditions of the road…

  • YA Fiction

    Together We Caught Fire – Eva V. Gibson

    4/5 stars In Eva V. Gibson’s debut 2020 novel, Together We Caught Fire, we follow the storyline of Lane Jamison and the utter catastrophe that is her life. “We fell into the stars. They funneled out of the darkness and seeped into my senses, overlapping and infinite, distant and impossibly close.” Not only has her crush, Grey, moved into her house the week of her senior year, but her father MARRIED his mother, making them step siblings. Their forbidden mutual attraction grows with their impending friendship, but ultimately is deterred by Grey’s long-term girlfriend, Sadie Hall. Sadie, however, is a great friend and introduces Lane to her brother Connor, the…