Call It What You Want – ARC Review

Rob was once the quintessential High School student-athlete. That was until his father was accused of embezzling money from people in their community and, his peers treated Rob like he was the one responsible or at least he was in on it.
Maegan wasn’t at the top of the high school chain but she sure wasn’t loved by many after she cheated on her SATs. Which resulted in those students who were taking the test with her, having to retake the SATs.

Read More

Our Dark Duet

At this point, I’m not sure why I don’t have all of Victoria Schwab/V.E. Schwab’s books on my shelf. One of the things I enjoy most about her books (I’ve read Vicious & The Monsters of Verity duology* so far) is that her endings are somehow satisfying yet leave you yearning for more. They also might crush your soul but we need more endings like that out into the world.

Read More

February ’19 Wrap Up

Hello Booklovers, This month has been a successful reading month. Since it was Black History Month, I made the decision to read books written by Black authors and other POC authors. I enjoyed almost all of the books I got my hands on this month. So, let’s jump in! Physical/ Print Books Becoming by Michelle…

Read More

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Pride by Ibi Zoboi  Synopsis- goodreads Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save…

Read More

Ramona Blue

Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy Synopsis – goodreads Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it’s been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sure of three things: she likes girls, she’s fiercely devoted to her…

Read More

The Hate U Give

Speechless… Utterly Speechless. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a must read. period. exclamation point. Synopsis                                   Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancysuburban prep school she attends. The…

Read More

The Sun is Also a Star

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon The Sun is Also a Star  tells the story of two teenagers from completely different backgrounds. Two of which are dear to my heart. The young woman,Natasha is Jamaican and will be deported if she doesn’t somehow figure out a way to stay in the U.S.…

Read More