The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith | Book Review

The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith has kicked off a bountiful season of books featuring witches. If this book is any indication to go by, then I have some great reading ahead of me. As it turns out, I really, really enjoyed The Witch Haven. This book nearly had it all for me. Suffice to say, […]

Please Don’t Tell by Laura Tims | Book Review

Please Don’t Tell by Laura Tims made my June TBR even though it is ancient in terms of YA publishing because I wanted to make a little pile of thrillers to give to a friend of someone on my periphery. And apparently I never go through the ancient ARCs on my shelves to unhaul or […]

Things We Couldn’t Say by Jay Coles | Book Review

Things We Couldn’t Say by Jay Coles is a fantastic follow up to Tyler Johnson Was Here. If you are looking for a book that is a thoughtful character study of the inner world of a bisexual Black boy, this is THE book for you. I found myself so impressed and frankly bowled over by some […]

17 First Kisses by Rachael Allen | Book Review

17 First Kisses by Rachael Allen is a book that I was really sleeping on. I actually regret that because this book was so good — even the parts that were genuinely difficult to read. This another book that I had picked up while I was on my streak of throwback contemporary young adult books. […]

The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens | Book Review

The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens is another book that has sat on my shelves for far too long — at least five years. However, given that this is my year of reading from the shelf and clearing more space, it seemed a good time to pick this book up. This is the […]

The Bridge From Me To You by Lisa Schroeder | Book Review

I get onto these kicks where I just want to read from one genre and that’s it, because the genre is really working for me. Lately, that genre has been young adult contemporary. The Bridge From Me To You by Lisa Schroeder is a YA contemporary book that has been on my shelf for years. Now […]