Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis? I can always count on contemporary young adult books to be decent audiobooks. I don’t have to do double work of imagining a fantasy world while also listening to the plot. So, Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis hit […]

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles | Book Review

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles hit my radar via Twitter, I think when everyone was tweeting out the cover. FYI, that cover is PERFECT. Like, how could it not catch your eye immediately? So, I knew I had to read this book. Also, I am trying to learn more about the Black Lives […]

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas | Book Review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas seems like it is set to become one of the most talked about young adult books of the year. Certainly, it deserves shelf space alongside All American Boys. Thomas’s debut also takes on the hotly debated topic of police brutality and Black Lives Matter, although, the outcome is quite […]

In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber by L.A. Meyer | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber by L.A. Meyer? I just really like long titles! No, but really, I listened to In The Belly Of The Bloodhound by L.A. Meyer because I might as well be obsessed […]

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To X: A Novel? I listened to X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon because I feel like I really do not know a whole lot about Malcolm X, except that he was a pretty important person to the Civil Rights Movement. A few summers back, X: A Novel was offered […]

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Guy A. Sims and illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile is a book that I decided to read in the beginning of 2016 because it is an adaptation of Myers’s book by the same title, and because I am someone who cannot get enough of graphic novels. Further, with listening to Serial, watching Making Murderer and reading All American Boys, I cannot get enough of media that explores the American justice system, flaws and all.