Reading through the Ages: YA Book Recommendations for Teens of Any Age!

Based on popular demand, I have some reading recommendations for teens of all ages! I have a more complete list of some of my most relatable reads coming in the future in partnership with someone else, so you'll have to wait on that, but for now, here are some reading recommendations for teens 12+! This post was … Continue reading Reading through the Ages: YA Book Recommendations for Teens of Any Age!

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A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi (DRC): A Very Personal Narrative of an American Muslim Girl in 2002

4 stars It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s a politically charged time, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin has built up protective walls and refuses to let anyone close enough to hurt her after seeing how rude and hurtful people around her are. … Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi (DRC): A Very Personal Narrative of an American Muslim Girl in 2002

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton (+Giveaway!)

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Bree Barton's Heart of Thorns! There's a bunch of fun things planned, such as a bunch of sneak peek quotes from the adavnce copy, a giveaway (ooh!), and a totally awesome list of reasons why you should read this book! Without further ado, let's get started! … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Read Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton (+Giveaway!)

Your Destination Is on the Left by Lauren Spieller Blog Tour

Your destination is most certainly not on the left. Why? Because you're exactly where you need to be! Congrats, you've arrived at your destination: my stop on the blog tour for Lauren Spieller's wonderful debut, Your Destination Is on the Left! Make sure to park your RV, clean it of bugs, and get rid of … Continue reading Your Destination Is on the Left by Lauren Spieller Blog Tour

Always Never Yours by Austin Siegemund-Broka & Emily Wibberly

4.5 stars All of Megan Harper's exes find their one true love right after dating her. It's not a curse, or anything, it's just the way things are, and Megan refuses to waste time feeling sorry for herself. Instead, she focuses on pursuing her next fling, directing theatre, and fulfilling her dream school’s acting requirement … Continue reading Always Never Yours by Austin Siegemund-Broka & Emily Wibberly

Waffles (the Dog), Weddings, and Wonderful Books: Save the Date by Morgan Matson Blog Tour (+Giveaway!)

Looking for cute dogs named after food items, ghosts in the ceiling, or awesome family dynamics? Well, you've come to the right place! Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Morgan Matson's Save the Date! Matson's a pretty well known author, but if you think you've seen all there is to see from … Continue reading Waffles (the Dog), Weddings, and Wonderful Books: Save the Date by Morgan Matson Blog Tour (+Giveaway!)

Tell Me No Lies by Adele Griffin: The 80s Contemporary You’ve Always Wanted, Told through GIFs (+Giveaway!)

Hello! Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Adele Griffin's Tell Me No Lies! I wanted to do something fun and a little bit silly for this blog tour. This is a book about fitting in and the pressures of high school, and even though it's set in the 80s, which feels like … Continue reading Tell Me No Lies by Adele Griffin: The 80s Contemporary You’ve Always Wanted, Told through GIFs (+Giveaway!)

Abusive Relationships in YA Fiction and Why It’s Important to Talk About Them: Always Forever Maybe by Anica Mrose Rissi Blog Tour (+ Giveaway!)

When I first heard about Always Forever Maybe, I knew it was a book I wanted to read. It wasn't just the pretty, dripping paint cover that caught my eye. It was also how this book continues to spark a discourse that is really important and necessary in the scope of all of today's YA … Continue reading Abusive Relationships in YA Fiction and Why It’s Important to Talk About Them: Always Forever Maybe by Anica Mrose Rissi Blog Tour (+ Giveaway!)

Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips (DRC): Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist Meets CinderFELLA

4.5 stars Cameron and Nate meet in a dingy Los Angeles club, finding out they have a lot more in common than a love for an obscure indie band. Because Cameron is the heir to the record label that destroyed Nate's father's life, and now he's running away as fast as he can, leaving behind … Continue reading Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips (DRC): Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist Meets CinderFELLA