5 Reviews Of Throwback YA Books

As we approach the new year, I am trying to enter unburdened. So, I am going through my spreadsheets, typing reviews, and posting drafts. I want to go into 2022 free and clear without leftover unwritten Netgalley/Edelweiss reviews hanging over my head. And so, similar to a photodump, here is a review dump of five […]

Creep by Eireann Corrigan | Book Review

Sometimes while reading, I like to be creeped out. So it seems like a book entitled Creep should do the trick. Unfortunately, Eireann Corrigan’s Creep fell rather short of expectations for me. In theory, this should have been an enthralling thriller. However, I struggled to stay engaged while reading this book. Creep by Eireann Corrigan is a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi? Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi was an excellent choice via audiobook. I decided to give it a shot as it had popped up on the Volumes app reviewer section. You see, I love reading diverse young adult contemporary books. Perfectly Parvin was the first book I’ve […]

Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour | Book Review

Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour is a comfort. You read this book and you can just feel the healing coming through on the pages. As with all of the books I have read by LaCour, I feel moved. I also feel so glad that I picked this one up. It was a great use […]