Release by Patrick Ness (and Why It Made Me Cry)

Release ★★★★★ Patrick Ness Release follows preacher’s-son Adam through one day of his life, as he attempts to find closure with his ex. The subjects are small moments: a final party, only significant to Adam. The discussion of homophobia in this was so much and I don’t even really know why it hit me that hard. … More Release by Patrick Ness (and Why It Made Me Cry)

Some Thoughts on Marie Rutkoski’s The Winner’s Curse

The Winner’s Curse ★★★☆☆ Marie Rutkoski People in brightly lit places cannot see into the dark. I guess we’re back on the bandwagon of reading 2010s-published YA fantasy that I missed out on when I was probably in the right age range to appreciate it. It is with gladness in my heart that I say … More Some Thoughts on Marie Rutkoski’s The Winner’s Curse