One Great Lie by Deb Caletti | Book Review

I’ve been reading Deb Caletti’s books since I was a young adult myself. Thus, I found myself really looking forward to delving into One Great Lie. I think that Caletti has this spectacular way of exploring issues that affect girls and women in a way that feels realistic. Although certain elements of One Great Lie were a […]

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed | Book Review

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed has one of my favorite book covers of 2020. As shallow as it sounds, I just knew I had to read this book. Frankly, I am SO glad I picked it up. The Black Kids is an insightful historical fiction book about a Black girl who is coming of age […]

Take Me Home Tonight by Morgan Matson | Book Review

Is there anything so wonderful as a long anticipated book by a favorite author, a book that actually delivers on all your expectations? Take Me Home Tonight by Morgan Matson is a book that I was RAVENOUS to read. Yes, ravenous. No hyperbole here. I love Matson’s books, so much so that I am saving Second Chance […]

The Rock And The River by Kekla Magoon | Book Review

I seriously cannot believe The Rock And The River by Kekla Magoon has been on my shelves for ten years, unread. You see, I won it in a contest but then just never got around to it. Lately though it has been a huge priority to read things I have and pass them along for further […]

Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi | Book Review

Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi really slaps. I had no idea what I was really getting into when I started it, but wow, I am blown away. FYI, this is a really heavy book, so be sure you are in the headspace for that going into it. I was drawn to Yolk by the bright yellow […]

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds | Book Review

Jason Reynolds is a master writer. Seriously, everything he writes is just golden. Whether he is writing in long form, interconnected short stories, or free verse, the final product will be excellent. Long Way Down is a free verse book that I purchased during the campaign to Black Out The Best Seller list. Finally, several months […]