QBD Great Reads: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Oh wow! Such an emotional story. I had similar feelings reading this story as when reading Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. I loved both stories, as both made me cry – in a good way – and I was emotionally invested in the characters. This young adult contemporary novel is about Mia, a young 17 […]

Book-A-Like: Anna and The French Kiss & Just One Day

Get swept up in these endearing romances… Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins: Anna is happy in Atlanta. She has a loyal best friend and a crush on her co-worker at the movie theatre, who is just starting to return her affection. So she’s less than thrilled when her father decides to send […]

Book-A-Like: If I Stay & Thirteen Reasons Why

Exquisitely sad YA stories about life and death,  loss and love feature in this week’s Book-A-Like. Clay Jensen is still reeling from the death of his friend and first love, Hannah Baker, two weeks previous. When he arrives home one afternoon to a strange package on his doorstep, what he imagines is inside it is […]

The Feels Presents: ‘I Was Here’

All. The. Feels.  Cody and Meg are inseparable. They have their whole lives planned out together, filled with adventure in Seattle when they go away to college, first loves experienced side-by-side, and a long life filled with friendship. All would have gone exactly to plan, if Meg was still here. But after her shocking suicide, […]