We Are The Ashes, We Are The Fire by Joy McCullough | Book Review

We Are The Ashes, We Are The Fire by Joy McCullough is a force to be reckoned with. This book hit me right in the soul. It is a feminist story covering a modern day sexual assault where the perpetrator got no consequences as well as diving back into the past where a noblewoman takes […]

The Way I Used To Be by Amber Smith | Book Review

The Way I Used To Be by Amber Smith is a hard hitting, emotional contemporary young adult book. I kick myself a little bit for how long it has sat on my shelf, because although it was a difficult read, it was excellent. As it turns out, I ended up picking up this book after […]

Deep Dark Blue by Polo Tate | Book Review

Why Did I Read Deep Dark Blue by Polo Tate? Deep Dark Blue by Polo Tate is one of those books that stands out simply because we are in the age of #MeToo. Tate’s voice is such an important part of the conversation. For me, personally, I find it important to read memoirs of women […]

What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee | Book Review

What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee was an easy book to convince me to read. It’s pitched as emotional and part love letter to Bowie. So, you know, I am completely HERE FOR THIS BOOK. Friends, I read this in a single sitting. It was so compelling and just packs so much in a […]

This Is Where The World Ends by Amy Zhang | Book Review

This Is Where The World Ends by Amy Zhang is her second book, and well, it certainly knocked my socks off just a little bit. Zhang’s sophomore novel is an emotional read about two teenagers who exist on opposite ends of the social spectrum, yet are secret best friends, yet have this weird codependent friendship. […]

The Gospel Of Winter by Brendan Kiely | Book Review

Brendan Kiely debuts with┬áThe Gospel Of Winter, a young adult contemporary book about the trauma of abuse. If you are in the mood for a hard-hitting, affecting read, then be sure to pick this one up. Kiely’s book is more literary than it is commercial. It is a well written read. I was initially drawn […]