TALK BOOKISH (ABOUT YOUR BOOK) TO ME: Featuring Kristina Forest

TALK BOOKISH (ABOUT YOUR BOOK) TO ME: Featuring Kristina Forest

Hi, y'all! I am so excited to be participating in TBR and Beyond's tour for Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest! If you haven't already seen my review, I absolutely adored this book and highly encourage everyone to pick it up. Zyla & Kai is both a fun and heart-clenching story about falling in and out of love, figuring [...]

ARC REVIEW: The Loophole by Naz Kutub

ARC REVIEW: The Loophole by Naz Kutub

The Loophole by Naz Kutub Releasing on June 21st, 2022 Published by Bloomsbury YA Young Adult Fiction---Contemporary, Fantasy > Magical Realism     Your wish is granted! This YA debut is equal parts broken-hearted love story, epic myth retelling, and a world-journey romp to find home. Sy is a timid seventeen-year-old queer Indian-Muslim boy who [...]

REVIEW: One of the Good Ones by Maika & Maritza Moulite

REVIEW: One of the Good Ones by Maika & Maritza Moulite

One of the Good Ones by Maika & Maritza Moulite Released on January 5th, 2021 Published by Inkyard Press Young Adult Fiction---Contemporary, Mystery     The Hate U Give meets Get Out in this honest and powerful exploration of prejudice in the stunning novel from sister-writer duo Maika and Maritza Moulite, authors of Dear Haiti, Love Alaine. ISN'T BEING [...]

FIRST LINE FRIDAY: Down Comes the Night

FIRST LINE FRIDAY: Down Comes the Night

Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft Published by Wednesday Books Released on March 2nd, 2021 Young Adult Fiction---Gothic Fantasy, Romance     He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness. Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she’s been dismissed from the Queen’s Guard and [...]

REVIEW: The Black Kids

REVIEW: The Black Kids

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed Published by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Released on August 4th, 2020 YOUNG ADULT FICTION---Historical, Contemporary       Ashley Bennett and her friends are living the charmed life. It’s the end of senior year and they’re spending more time at the beach than in the classroom. [...]

REVIEW: XOXO

REVIEW: XOXO

XOXO by Axie Oh Published by HarperTeen Released on July 13th, 2021 YOUNG ADULT FICTION---Contemporary, Romance     Cello prodigy Jenny has one goal: to get into a prestigious music conservatory. When she meets mysterious, handsome Jaewoo in her uncle’s Los Angeles karaoke bar, it’s clear he’s the kind of boy who would uproot her [...]