In The Penalty Box by Lynn Rush and Kelly Anne Blount | Book Review

If a book is being compared to Friday Night Lights and The Cutting Edge, of course I am going to want to read it. In The Penalty Box by Lynn Rush and Kelly Anne Blount is the contemporary YA romance that has a solid sports focus. I ripped through this book in about two days which was entirely […]

Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

I have had Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers on my shelf for years. Oddly enough I never ended up unhauling it, as I really did intend to read it someday. Well, that day has come! You see, I have been prioritizing reading more diversely and then un-hauling those books and getting them into the […]

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 […]

YA Books For People Who Can’t Stick To One Genre

You know me, I just cannot stay with one single genre. I want to read everything and widely and with variety. So, here’s five young adult books I’ve recently read from various genres that you should certainly check out. I think my best childhood summer time memories come from going to camp. That’s why I […]

5 Young Adult Books To Read Right Now

The thing about being a book blogger is that so much of my reading time tends to be based around review copies. Sure, there’s plenty to choose from and I can just follow my moods. Sometimes though, I like reading a good risk free, obligation free book. The Map From Here To There by Emery Lord […]

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 […]