Hue’s Reviews: Wrecked

During a party, Jenny accuses rape by Jordan. Its aftermath leaves friends, acquaintances and a college swaying towards fact or fiction and what’s best for Jenny or Jordan. Verdicts lay in the corners of both students, leaving us all wrecked in its path. Wrecked offers an unflinching look at sexual assault within our college campuses….

Hue’s Reviews: The Hate U Give

Sixteen year-old Starr Carter wears a mask daily: one in her poor, black neighborhood and one in the rich and predominately white neighborhood where she attends an elite school. But, for unbeknownst to those around her, masks tire and tighten with each passing day. The balance between managing the tightness and fatigue comes to a…

Hue’s Reviews: Love & Gelato

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch – two delicious items one can get in Italy. While I’ve enjoyed both in Venice, this story takes place in Florence. Quick wrap-up Pros: 1. Quick pacing 2. A character that’s pretty likable. She’s not dim-witted (though at times she was rather unobservant). Her confusion throughout her short and…

Hue’s Reviews: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Do not worry. My mug of tea sits beside me as I type this review. Jenny Han’s novel, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before invokes frustration and side-eyes from other planets. I promise to keep my feelings civil, even when the book urges me to forget civility. We live in society pushing various books,…

Hue’s Reviews: The Sun is Also a Star

Does fate exist? Can we meet someone one day that will change us for years to come? What measures would we travel to change course? The Sun is Also a Star considers these questions. Meet Daniel, a Korean-American kid dealing with immigrant dreams placed upon him before birth. He wants to attend college, major in…

Hue’s Reviews: Seven Ways We Lie

Seven deadly sins. Personified. This tale demonstrates what happens when teens and their sins manifest around scandal and discovery. All living life in high school. All succumbing to their wicked and deceitful ways. I won’t spoil who’s who. Presented in multiple perspective, I found more fun discovering the teens’ matching sins, which kept me engaged in…