Dress Codes for Small Towns Review

The Hexagon (Eventually) Stole My Heart // Author: Courtney Stevens // Rating: 3/5 Synopsis: As the tomboy daughter of the town’s preacher, Billie McCaffrey has always struggled with fitting the mold of what everyone says she should be. She’d rather wear sweats, build furniture, and get into trouble with her solid group of friends: Woods, Mash, Davey, … Continue reading Dress Codes for Small Towns Review

The Art of Escaping Review

The Art of Kinda Grabbing My Interest // Author: Erin Callahan // Rating: 3/5 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Mattie has a hidden obsession: escapology. Emphasis on hidden. If anyone from school finds out, she’ll be abandoned to her haters. Facing a long and lonely summer, Mattie finally seeks out Miyu, the reclusive daughter of a world-renowned escape artist. Following … Continue reading The Art of Escaping Review

The Myth of Perpetual Summer Review

A Cracking Southern Mystery That Peters Out // Author: Susan Crandall // Rating: 2/5 Synopsis: From the national bestselling author of Whistling Past the Graveyard comes a moving coming-of-age tale set in the tumultuous sixties that harkens to both Ordinary Grace and The Secret Life of Bees. Tallulah James’s parents’ volatile relationship, erratic behavior, and hands-off approach to child rearing set tongues … Continue reading The Myth of Perpetual Summer Review