In Get It Together, Delilah! 17-year-old Delilah is going through it! It’s her final year of school and she’s struggling to keep her grades up while dealing with homophobic bullying from classmates. Her father goes on an extended world trip, leaving it up to Delilah to keep the Flywheel, her family’s café, afloat through a string of calamities. On top of all that she’s also dealing with friend drama and a seemingly hopeless crush on Rosa, a college activist/flamenco dancer.
With all the things she’s juggling, it’s inevitable Del’s going to drop the ball on at least one of them – somehow, she manages to drop the ball on all of them.
… Read More [Book Review] Get It Together, Delilah! By Erin Gough & Gloria Jean’s Madagascar Vanilla Caramel Coffee
Breaking Free is the story of Raimi, a trans teenage girl, starting high school for the first time as a senior and ready to throw herself into the teenage high school experience after being homeschooled for the last few years. Having undergone gender reassignment and facial surgeries, she’s really feeling herself and is ready to take life, and high school, by storm.
And then Raimi lays eyes on the beautiful Clare and a little bit of shine is knocked off her new life when she can’t stop thinking about the clearly troubled girl.
… Read More [Book Review] Breaking Free By Winter Page & CoffeeAM Vanilla Hazelnut Flavored Coffee
You’re Fired is a snarky, sarcasm-laden romance between Rose, a devil-may-care math major turned temporary office worker, and Vivian, her straight-laced, by-the-book boss.… Read More [Book Review] You’re Fired By Shaya Crabtree & Stiletto Coffee Ambition Blend
Minotaur is 60% coming-of-age story and 40% monster hunt adventure.
Set in the 1930’s, the book opens with 16 year old Thera Ballard coming to live at Rock Point Girls’ Home, an all-girls orphanage, after the last of her family washes their hands of the troublesome teen. Mad at the world and determined to hate everyone and everything, Thera feels a strong kinship with the Minotaur, a vicious sorceress with her own anger problems who once went on bloody rampage through a nearby town until she was imprisoned in the labyrinth.
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Catherine Birch works 15 hour days at a thankless job and lives alone in the apartment she used to share with her ex-girlfriend (who left her a year and a half ago). She hates Christmas and plans to spend the holiday alone, until her best friend Katie, who Catherine hasn’t seen in two years, strong-arms her into spending Christmas with her and her family in the Highlands of Scotland. Circumstance beyond her control cause Catherine to miss her flight and she’s forced to catch a ride with Katie’s cousin-by-marriage, Holly, who’s also coming up from London to spend the holidays with them. Catherine is immediately attracted to Holly’s natural beauty and her warm, friendly personality, although she could do without Holly’s blaring Christmas music or her ugly Christmas sweaters.
… Read More [Book Review] Season’s Meetings By Amy Dunne & Paramount Coffee Ugly Sweater: Santa’s Gift to You