The Perfectionists | The Taking | The Tattooed Heart

Wow, I have read two Sara Shepard books in rather quick succession. Both Shepard books are from different series, yet have a similar sort of feel to them. The Perfectionists is the first of Shepard’s Perfectionists series. Basically this series revolves around teenagers who feel immense pressure to be the best. Of course, there is a murder […]

None Of The Above | Fans Of The Impossible Life | The Word For Yes

None Of The Above by I.W. Gregorio is the first book I’ve ever read about a person who is intersex. I found myself browsing Hoopla and as I am prone to do, I downloaded it. The reason for downloading was that it was on my need to review pile and with my commute, it just […]

Allison: George | Alex Gino | Book Review

As a feminist and a women’s studies major, I’ve read stories about adults who are transgender and who struggled who reach a point in their lives where they are truly happy with themselves. In fact, I have a very close friend from graduate school who is transgender, and who is still leaning to accept himself […]

The Boy In The Black Suit by Jason Reynolds | Book Review

The Boy In  The Black Suit is the second book I’ve read that has been authored by Jason Reynolds. Each time, each book of his I read, I am blown away by his solid, quiet writing and portrayal of life. Make no mistake, I think that Reynolds is going to be an author that you […]

All The Rage by Courtney Summers | Book Review

Sometimes I am skeptical about “issues” books. I get annoyed that they take on this preachy, holier than thou tone and then at the end, everything is magically resolved. Actually, they remind me of those after school specials that used to be on TV. What Courtney Summers does is write about issues, but she does […]

Reality Boy by AS King | Book Review

One thing that I really love about A.S. King’s books are that they make me think. They go to dark places sometimes and really force you to look beyond the surface and examine the deeper themes. On it’s surface,Reality Boy seems like the kind of book I would hate, given how much of the book […]