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 […]

Threads by Ami Polonsky | Book Review

Threads by Ami Polonsky caught my attention based on the jacket cover summary. The plot sounded super intriguing. Also, the book was super short. In addition, it is a middle grade book. Right now I am looking for low commitment reads and so, decided that maybe this would be a good book to pick up […]

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 […]

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, […]

Soundless by Richelle Mead | Book Review

I was a huge fan of Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series. I also love reading books about diverse characters. So, reading Soundless by Richelle Mead seemed like a no brainer. This book features an Asian girl on the cover and is based on a Chinese legend. I did wrestle with the question of whether this book […]

The Secret Sky by Atia Abawi | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? Sometimes you read something light and when you are done you’re like, yeah that was fun but then you crave a book that’s going to hit you right in your soul. After finishing up a fun middle grade fantasy audiobook, I wanted my next listen to be totally […]