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 […]

Listen, Slowly | The Real Boy | Connect The Stars

Listen, Slowly is the first non-verse book by Thanhha Lai that I have read. I absolutely loved Inside Out And Back Again, so when I saw this available on Edelweiss, I knew I had to read it. Of course, I am the biggest procrastinator, but eventually I got through Listen, Slowly via audiobook. I have to admit […]

The Dead Boyfriend | Girl In Reverse | Sublime

Sometimes it’s really not the best idea to read something out of nostalgia. It just doesn’t ever seem to live up to your childhood based expectations. I picked up The Dead Boyfriend by RL Stine hoping to recapture the delight of childhood. I especially loved the Fear Street books in middle school. Thus, I thought perhaps […]

Saving Lucas Biggs | The Thickety | Falling Into The Dragon’s Mouth

Saving Lucas Biggs by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague has an absolutely eye catching cover. Personally, I am quite partial to covers which showcase night time scenes and stars. This cover is one that convinced me to read the book. I also think it will be eye catching for its intended audience. Thankfully, […]

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 […]