My Brilliant Friend

I feel like I’ve been comparing a lot of authors/books to Curtis Sittenfeld/Prep, but I don’t care and I’m going to do it again: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante feels like a mix of Curtis Sittenfeld and Adriana Trigiani. The main character gives off that real angsty teenager vibe, but she happens to be … More My Brilliant Friend

Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries

After absolutely devouring the long-anticipated (for me, anyway) Superficial, I have come to the conclusion that Andy Cohen is the male, gay, famous version of me. Is that weird? I love that Andy doesn’t pretend to be one of those famous people who hates being famous — he eats that ish up and is very upfront about it. … More Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries

Keeping the Moon

It was about damn time for a little more Sarah Dessen in my life — I mean, it’s been almost two years! — and boy did I pick a good one. Keeping the Moon is classic Dessen: 15-year-old Colie moves to our favorite little beach town, Colby, North Carolina, for the summer to stay with … More Keeping the Moon

First Comes Love

I was so excited when I learned that Emily Giffin had come out with a new book because I felt like it had been quite a while, and then I realized that I missed ONE WHOLE BOOK FROM HER! Sooo embarrassing. Anywho, First Comes Love is definitely better and more interesting than the last Giffin I … More First Comes Love

The Trials of Apollo

Hooray hooray hooray, ANOTHER new series from Rick Riordan! I thought I’d have to wait until October for another Magnus Chase book, which I do, but little did I know one of my favorite authors was busy at work creating another Greek god-based series with Percy, Chiron and (most of) the whole gang. This time … More The Trials of Apollo