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 […]

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 […]

Kind Of A Big Deal by Shannon Hale | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Kind Of A Big Deal by Shannon Hale? I like that Shannon Hale has tried her hand at writing a variety of genres. Goose Girl was a fantastic read. Dangerous was okay too. Kind Of A Big Deal seemed ambitious and like it would blend a lot of genres. The concept of […]

The Last Story Of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim | Audiobook Review

The Last Story Of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim appealed to me, honestly, because the cover was pink. Then I saw that it was picked for Reese’s Book Club and knew I had to get to it sooner rather than later. You see, I give into hype a lot. As expected, this audiobook was […]

Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh | Book Review

Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh was a finalist for the National Book Award, yet I still feel like not enough people that I follow are talking about it. In fact, I did a search on twitter and only one person that I follow has tweeted about it. What a shame, as Candice Iloh’s debut […]

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 […]