Author: Aminah Mae Safi Goodreads: click here ★★★★ Trigger Warnings: depression, anxiety and sexual harassment. Official Summary “Set over the course of one day, Aminah Mae Safi’s This Is All Your Fault is a smart and voice-driven YA novel that follows three young women determined to save their indie bookstore.Rinn Olivera is finally going to tell her longtime…… Continue reading Book Review | This Is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi
Author: Alice Oseman Goodreads: click here ★★★★ Trigger Warnings: mental illness, thoughts of suicide, emotional abuse and animal cruelty. Official Summary “What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong?Frances has been a study machine with one goal. Nothing will stand in her way; not friends, not a guilty secret – not even…… Continue reading Book Review | Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
Hello friends! This week I have found myself sorrowfully questioning if I have outgrown YA literature. I very excitedly picked up Truly Madly Royally by Debbie Rigaud because I have been craving a good, cute romance. My immediate thought when I began this book (and I mean like 2 chapters in) was disappointingly, “this reads…… Continue reading Book Talk | Have I Outgrown YA?
Hi friends! I am excited to share this wrap up with you. I have read some pretty great books and even reached my Goodreads goal! Hang on tight because this wrap up is a long one! We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal ★★★★★ I decided to pick this book up as a part of…… Continue reading Wrap Up | Goodreads Goal Reached!
Author: Marie Myung-Ok Lee Goodreads: click here Pre-order: click here ★★★★ Official Summary “THE GROUNDBREAKING #OWNVOICES CLASSIC BY CELEBRATED KOREAN AMERICAN AUTHOR MARIE MYONG-OK LEESeventeen-year-old Ellen Sung just wants to be like everyone else at her all-white school. But the racist bullies of Arkin, Minnesota, will never let her forget that she’s different—the youngest member…… Continue reading Book Review | Finding My Voice
Author: Alex North Goodreads: click here ★★★★ Official Summary “You knew a teenager like Charlie Crabtree. A dark imagination, a sinister smile–always on the outside of the group. Some part of you suspected he might be capable of doing something awful. Twenty-five years ago, Crabtree did just that, committing a murder so shocking that it’s…… Continue reading Book Review | The Shadows
Author: Roseanne A. Brown Goodreads: click here ★★★★ Official Summary The first in a fantasy duology inspired by West African folklore in which a grieving crown princess and a desperate refugee find themselves on a collision course to murder each other despite their growing attraction.For Malik, the Solstasia festival is a chance to escape his…… Continue reading Book Review | A Song of Wraiths and Ruin
Author: Whitney D. Grandison Goodreads: click here ★★★ Official Summary When they’re stuck under one roof, the house may not be big enough for their hate…or their love.Despite having been shot, Tyson Trice has survived the mean streets of Lindenwood, so nothing can faze him—not even being tossed into the affluent coastal community of Pacific…… Continue reading Book Review | A Love Hate Thing
Author: Alexandra Bracken Goodreads: click here ★★★★ Official Summary When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the…… Continue reading Book Review | The Darkest Minds
Hi readers, 2020 has been a year of facing hardships head on. I am beyond proud of everyone who has chosen to stand up for and support Black lives in an era when Black lives, voices and communities are in danger and are seen as lesser than others. In many industries, Black people are consistently…… Continue reading Book Talk | Supporting Black Authors