18 Underrated Books by Black Authors for Black History Month!

I love The Hate U Give and Children of Blood and Bone as much as the next person (and very much appreciate all they've done for the book community), but I wanted to use today's recommendation post in honor of Black History Month to highlight some quieter, smaller YA releases from black authors. Diverse books with huge marketing budgets behind them … Continue reading 18 Underrated Books by Black Authors for Black History Month!

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Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2019: Have Fun Reading More Diversely! ๐ŸŽ‰

I am so so excited to announce this challenge to y'all! 2019 is full of so many awesome releases by Asian authors, and I can't boost them enough! So me and some friends (CW, Lily, & Shealea) have started this reading challenge so we can enjoy awesome Asian novels--old and new--as well as have fun … Continue reading Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2019: Have Fun Reading More Diversely! ๐ŸŽ‰

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

Based on popular demand, I have someย reading recommendations for teens of all ages! I have a more complete list of some of my mostย 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!

A Fierce Tale of Magic, Family, and Power: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

4.5 stars Orรฏsha used to hum with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zรฉlie Adebolaโ€™s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.ย But everything changed the night magic disappeared. A ruthless king ordered all the maji to be killed, leaving Zรฉlie and her people missing both loved ones and hope. But when the change to bring … Continue reading A Fierce Tale of Magic, Family, and Power: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

13 Diverse Romcom Contemporaries That Will Make You Aww

I am a huge sucker for romantic comedies. In YA, I don't really like seeing full blown romances because nearly every time, they're not convincing to me. I don't know any teenagers that I immediately think "That's the couple that's truly in love. I bet they'll be married for 84 years." Sorry, but no. Which … Continue reading 13 Diverse Romcom Contemporaries That Will Make You Aww

American Panda by Gloria Chao: Interview, Review, & Giveaway!

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for American Panda by Gloria Chao! This is such an amazing #OwnVoices contemporary, and I have a lot of fun things lined up for you! There's an interview with the author, and even a giveaway (which you should definitely enter! or maybe not so I can win) … Continue reading American Panda by Gloria Chao: Interview, Review, & Giveaway!