Be More Chill: The Graphic Novel by Ned Vizzini | Review

Why Did I Read Be More Chill: The Graphic Novel by Ned Vizzini? Previously, I’ve read two books by Ned Vizzini – Teen Angst, Nahhh and The Other Normals. Be More Chill is one of his more famous books, but I’ve not yet read it. The graphic novel adaptation showed up in my mailbox, so I figured it […]

Dragonfly Girl by Marti Leimbach | Book Review

I love picking up young adult books where the protagonist has a passion for something. Dragonfly Girl by Marti Leimbach appealed to me because the main character, Kira, is SO into science at basically the detriment of everything else. Plus, we have a little bit of romance and international travel as well as some shady dealings. […]

Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu | Graphic Novel Review

Why Did I Read Check, Please: Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu? Ngozi Ukazu has such a fun duology with Check, Please! Book one was sweet and fun and exceeded my expectations. I picked up a copy of Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones during the campaign to buy more books by Black […]

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds | Book Review

Jason Reynolds is a master writer. Seriously, everything he writes is just golden. Whether he is writing in long form, interconnected short stories, or free verse, the final product will be excellent. Long Way Down is a free verse book that I purchased during the campaign to Black Out The Best Seller list. Finally, several months […]

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes | Book Review

I love that Jennifer Lynn Barnes is such a prolific writer – spanning all different sorts of YA types. It is awesome that her books do NOT consist of recycled plots. I was extremely excited for The Inheritance Games because the plot summary gave me The Westing Game vibes. Luckily, JLB delivered on my expectations, in fact, […]

This Is My America by Kim Johnson | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Is My America by Kim Johnson? This Is My America by Kim Johnson is such an important book. The topic it covers is absolutely relevant to the world in which we live and move. I also think, unfortunately, many teens reading it will be able to relate. I knew […]