5 New YA Contemporary Books To Read

If I am in the mood to read something that I will find instantly absorbing or interesting, I pick up a young adult contemporary book. We are in a time of abundance and quality. Seriously, there are so many great young adult contemporary books coming out and already released that the challenge is really in […]

The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes by Suzanne Collins | Book Review

When I saw the announcement for The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes by Suzanne Collins, I was instantly transported back eleven years to my early days of blogging. The Hunger Games was one of my first reviews. The book blogging landscape was completely different then. And of course, I am so happy to see that we’ve come […]

A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell | Review

I don’t know what it is about this pandemic, but I am really ripping through short story anthologies. Maybe because there’s a feeling of accomplishment when reading one or two short stories per day. A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell is a spectacular anthology that’s essentially a celebration of Black Girl Magic. There […]

Strange The Dreamer & Muse Of Nightmares

Over a period of about fifteen days – not consecutive, just altogether, I read Laini Taylor’s Strange The Dreamer duo-logy. Ultimately I read it to work on my Netgalley queue zero goal, but my goodness am I glad I did. I forgot just how glorious Taylor’s way with words is. I forgot just how easy it […]

Why You Should Read Margaret George’s Nero Duology

The Confessions Of Young Nero by Margaret George I feel as though 2020 might just be my year of long and meaty books. The Confessions Of Young Nero by Margaret George kicks this off for me. You see, I lowered my Goodreads challenge goal by about 50 books so I would not be nervous to take […]

8 Young Adult Books You Might Have Overlooked

One of the best and worst things about being a voracious reader is reading and coming across so many under the radar books. A few of these end up being hits for me and a few are duds. The young adult books below are a mix – a few were simply amazing and some I […]