• Romance

    Sweet Oblivion – Alexa Padgett

    3.4/5 Stars. That’s why I’d connected with her so seamlessly. That’s why I felt best in her presence. She was my other half.” In the first book of the Oblivion series by Alexa Padgett, Sweet Oblivion tells a romantic story about Nash and Aya, two lost souls who understand lost personally. When they meet at five years old, something clicks. Aya never forgets Nash, the boy who saved her from the ocean and told her he’d be a superstar one day. When Aya is supposed to transfer to Nash’s school in high school, they form an internet friendship and learn to know each other better than anyone else. As they…

  • 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…