Book Reviews

Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

Synopsis: At night, Las Mal Criadas own these streets. Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City. That roles brings with it violent throw downs and access to the hottest boydega clubs, but the sixteen-year-old grows weary of the life. Her dream is to get off the streets and make a home in the… Continue reading Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

Book Reviews

Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Synopsis: Jack Ellison King. King of Almost. He almost made valedictorian. He almost made varsity. He almost got the girl . . .  When Jack and Kate meet at a party, bonding until sunrise over their mutual love of Froot Loops and their favorite flicks, Jack knows he’s falling—hard. Soon she’s meeting his best friends,… Continue reading Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Book Reviews

Running with Lions by Julian Winters

Synopsis: Bloomington High School Lions' star goalie, Sebastian Hughes, should be excited about his senior year: His teammates are amazing and he's got a coach who doesn't ask anyone to hide their sexuality. But when his estranged childhood best friend Emir Shah shows up to summer training camp, Sebastian realizes the team's success may end… Continue reading Running with Lions by Julian Winters

Book Reviews

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Synopsis: Around the world, black hand prints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grows dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be… Continue reading Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Book Reviews

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Synopsis: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake. The first of two… Continue reading This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

Book Reviews

Dreadnought by April Daniels

🌟🌟🌟🌟 Synopsis: Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world’s greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and died right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out she’s transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantle to her, and those… Continue reading Dreadnought by April Daniels

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The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

🌟🌟 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful.… Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Reading Challenges

#Ownvoices Books About Diverse Women #WHMReadingChallenge

I can't believe it's already the last week of March, and therefore the last week of Women's History Month and the reading challenge! For this week, the prompt is #ownvoices books about diverse women. I spent some time thinking about how I wanted to do this, and in the end I decided to not just… Continue reading #Ownvoices Books About Diverse Women #WHMReadingChallenge