Book Review | The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky

Following the events of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Monty, Percy, and Felicity are spending some time on a remote Greek island, exhilarated by having made it out of their adventure alive. However, with his sister and their pirate (excuse me, aspiring privateer) crew underfoot, Monty hasn’t had as much time alone with …

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Book Review | The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee picks up a few months after The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue ended. We find Felicity Montague struggling to make ends meet while she tries to get into medical school, which, as a woman, she’s barred from. Then, an unexpected proposition sends her fleeing …

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Book Review | Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle (or Ari) meets Dante one summer at the pool. They become close, which is unexpected for Ari, who isn’t used to having friends. Ari is angry a lot of the time, and grappling with becoming a young man, and with …

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