If We Were Villains

“Actors are by nature volatile—alchemic creatures composed of incendiary elements, emotion and ego and envy. Heat them up, stir them together, and sometimes you get gold. Sometimes disaster.”    Summary After ten years in jail Oliver Marks finally leaves his prison cell. Waiting for him is the same person who put him there, detective Colborne.... Continue Reading →

Fangirl

“Just... isn't giving up allowed sometimes? Isn't it okay to say, ‘This really hurts, so I’m going to stop trying’?” “It sets a dangerous precedent.” “For avoiding pain?” “For avoiding life.” Summary Simon Snow is Cath's life. She and her twin sister fell in love with those books when they were kids and they are... Continue Reading →

The Sun is Also a Star

“I didn't know you this morning, and now I don't remember not knowing you."   Summary Natasha is 12 hours away from being deported. Daniel is on his way to an interview with a Yale alumni, to get into a college he doesn't want to go to. How many things had to go the exact... Continue Reading →

Far From the Tree

"Seventeen years is a long time to wait for a family."   Summary Grace, Maya and Joaquin - three adoptive siblings - found each other after a really long time. Now, together, they are learning again what it means to be a family. Writing The writing style is informal and feels natural. It's very light... Continue Reading →

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