The High School Book Tag

Found this tag on Mermaid Reading, and it was created by Namitha @ Teen Memoir and Jasmine @ How Useful It Is. Granted it has been some years since I was last in a high school, and yes, I hated most of it, but I did get my nickname (Ruthsic) out of it, so I guess a little … Continue reading The High School Book Tag

ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 7 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 7 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first...?! Will Miyuki get reelected as student council president? Is newcomer Miko Ino going to be serious competition…or a school laughingstock? Then, Kaguya and Miyuki draw each … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 7 by Aka Akasaka

ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 6 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 6 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 4 of 5 stars Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first…?! Will Kaguya figure out what Miyuki wants for his birthday plus present him with the perfect cake? Is treasurer Yu flunking out of school and beyond … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 6 by Aka Akasaka

ARC Review: Scream Site by Justina Ireland

Scream Site by Justina Ireland My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Sabrina Sebastian's goal in life is to be an investigative reporter. For her first big story, she researches a popular website called Scream Site, where people post scary videos and compete for the most "screams." While Sabrina's friends and her sister, Faith, talk nonstop about … Continue reading ARC Review: Scream Site by Justina Ireland

ARC Review: Copycat by Hannah Jayne

Copycat by Hannah Jayne My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Everyone is dying to read the latest book in the popular Gap Lake mystery series, and Addison is no exception. As the novels biggest fan, Addison is flattered when the infamously reclusive author, R.J. Rosen, contacts her, granting her inside information others would kill for. But … Continue reading ARC Review: Copycat by Hannah Jayne

Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Vol. 7 by Izumi Tsubaki

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun Vol. 7 by Izumi Tsubaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars There's a whole lot of crazy going around! Has Chiyo's affection for her beloved shoujo manga-ka Nozaki finally soured?! She's bullying him out of the blue...and even plotting his destruction when the ball sports tournament rolls around...! To make matters worse, … Continue reading Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Vol. 7 by Izumi Tsubaki

ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 1 by Suu Morishita

Shortcake Cake, Vol. 1 by Suu Morishita My rating: 3 of 5 stars Release date: August 7, 2018 Ten Serizawa has a two-hour commute through the mountains to high school every day, so she can’t spend much time hanging out with her friends in the afternoon. She decides to move into the local boardinghouse, where … Continue reading ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 1 by Suu Morishita

Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Vol. 5 by Izumi Tsubaki

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun Vol. 5 by Izumi Tsubaki My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Umetarou Nozaki party heads for the sun and surf! When the group tags along for the drama club's training camp, summer fun runs amok, and seasonal gags abound, whether at the beach, at an inn, or even in the bath!! … Continue reading Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Vol. 5 by Izumi Tsubaki

ARC Review: Kenka Bancho Otome: Love’s Battle Royale, Vol. 2 by Chie Shimada

Kenka Bancho Otome: Love's Battle Royale, Vol. 2 by Chie Shimada My rating: 3 of 5 stars Release date: July 3, 2018 Beautiful boy rebels using their fists to fall in love! Hinako thought she didn't have any family, but on the day she starts high school, her twin brother Hikaru suddenly appears and tricks … Continue reading ARC Review: Kenka Bancho Otome: Love’s Battle Royale, Vol. 2 by Chie Shimada

Review: Kenka Bancho Otome: Love’s Battle Royale, Vol. 1 by Chie Shimada

Kenka Bancho Otome: Love’s Battle Royale, Vol. 1 by Chie Shimada My rating: 3 of 5 stars Hinako thought she didn't have any family, but on the day she starts high school, her twin brother Hikaru suddenly appears and tricks her into taking his place. But the new school Hinako attends in his stead is … Continue reading Review: Kenka Bancho Otome: Love’s Battle Royale, Vol. 1 by Chie Shimada

Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 4 by Izumi Tsubaki

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Vol. 4 by Izumi Tsubaki My rating: 5 of 5 stars Nozaki's daily life as a professional manga-ka may revolve around drawing and deadlines, but random weirdness is never far behind! When Chiyo tells Nozaki she wants to see more drama in his manga, he rises to the task...by trying to pull … Continue reading Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 4 by Izumi Tsubaki

Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 3 by Izumi Tsubaki

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Vol. 3 by Izumi Tsubaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Drawing comics is hard work, as high school boy and shoujo manga-ka Umetarou Nozaki and his motley crew of friends-turned-assistants know well. But being a manga pro doesn't necessarily make Nozaki great at everything. In fact, Chiyo is about to discover … Continue reading Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 3 by Izumi Tsubaki

Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 1 by Izumi Tsubaki

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Vol. 1 by Izumi Tsubaki, Leighann Harvey (translator) My rating: 4 of 5 stars To the eyes of classmate Chiyo Sakura, high school student Umetarou Nozaki--brawny of build and brusque of tongue--is a dreamboat! When Chiyo finally works up the courage to tell Nozaki how she feels about him, she knows rejection … Continue reading Review: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 1 by Izumi Tsubaki

ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 1 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 1 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 4 of 5 stars Release date: March 6, 2018 All’s fair when love is war! Two prideful geniuses locked in battle. Who will make the first misstep and in doing so…confess their love? Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane are two geniuses who stand atop … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 1 by Aka Akasaka

ARC Review: The Revenge Playbook

The Revenge Playbook by Rachael Allen My rating: 4 of 5 stars In the small town of Ranburne, high school football rules and the players are treated like kings. How they treat the girls they go to school with? That’s a completely different story. Liv, Peyton, Melanie Jane, and Ana each have their own reason … Continue reading ARC Review: The Revenge Playbook