Jonathan is sixteen years old, growing up in 1973. He struggles with his alcoholic father and his sexuality. He relies on his best friend Starla, and on the idea that his “treatments” will one day make him normal. And then a new boy named Web moves into town and he’s about to turn Jonathan’s world upside down
‘ve been waiting forever to read this book. It had libraries, demons, magic and what have you. It seems like it would be the perfect book for me, so I was very excited to start reading it. But, at the same time I was worried that it was going to fall short of my expectations. That’s always the fear with books that are hyped up — that they aren’t as good as you think they’re going to be.
I was excited about this book — A The Little Mermaid retelling? Sign me up! I didn’t know what to expect, except for the fact that the main character was to be the future Ursula. I didn’t have too many expectations other than it had magic and mermaids. There is little more that will please me than that.
I’m very excited for August, I’ll be getting my first owlcrate box and there are a whole bunch of books I’m excited to read. This is the current list of books I am definitely planning on reading at the moment. I will probably add more as I find out what books I can afford to buy. Sorcery of ThornsWilla of the WoodSea Witch A Court of Frost & Starlight DemonglassSpell BoundWicked Saints (reread)The EliteSiege and Storm
One of the most exciting things is going through your TBR shelf and just gazing at all the potential books — I know I am extraordinarily guilty of this. For example right now I’ve got two books checked out on hoopla, one on RB Digital, ten on Libby and three physical books. Is this normal? I don’t know, all I know is that having this many books to pick through makes my life feel full. A lot of the time I can read a book in a sitting, but sometimes I can’t. (Diana Gabaldon’s books are a good example of […]