5 Realistic Young Adult Books

Although I love my young adult stories with a side of magic and fantasy — sometimes I am down for a realistic story. The following five young adult books contain realistic stories and were especially captivating reads. I truly enjoyed the characterization, settings, and even romances featured within these books. Give them a chance — […]

Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron | Book Review

Back in the day – there was this cover trend of girls in beautiful dresses for young adult books. However, basically none of the books featured girls of color. Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron features desperately needed representation. Also, change in cover trends, but that change still isn’t quite enough. I love that there is […]

5 More Verse Books You Must Check Out

5 More Verse Books You MUST Check Out My reading life this year has really run the gamut of genres and story forms. I am so thankful that I’ve been able to pick up and read a sizable amount of verse books. Even better – the majority that I’ve read have been by marginalized authors […]

3 Young Adult Graphic Novels To Have On Your Radar

If you hand me a stack of young adult graphic novels, chances are, I am going to read them. The storytelling format has always appealed to me. I find young adult graphic novels to be fast reads – well paced, visually interesting, and usually with great stories. Below are three upcoming graphic novels that should […]

The Wild Ones by Nafiza Azad | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Wild Ones by Nafiza Azad? So there are two reasons why I listened to The Wild Ones by Nafiza Azad. The first is that I used to read and follow Nafiza’s book blog back in the day. I felt like she wrote these reviews that would always convince me — […]