Review: The Poet X

Review: The Poet X

“Burn it! Burn it. This is where the poems are,” I say, thumping a fist against my chest. “Will you burn me? Will you burn me, too?” Rating: 4.5/5 stars Format: Audiobook Synopsis A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the [...]

Blog Tour | ARC Review: In the Neighborhood of True

Blog Tour | ARC Review: In the Neighborhood of True

"These criminals, these supremacists, must've wanted to pit our city against itself. Let's prove them wrong" Rating: 4/5 stars Format: e-ARC Release Date: April 9, 2019 Thank you Algonquin Young Readers for sending me an e-ARC in exchange for an honest review and for inviting me to be a part of this blog tour! Synopsis [...]

Review: Ugly Love

Review: Ugly Love

“God gives us the ugliness so we don’t take the beautiful things in life for granted.” Rating: 4/5 stars Format: Physical copy Synopsis When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she knows it isn’t love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and [...]

Review: Eleanor & Park

Review: Eleanor & Park

“You saved me life, she tried to tell him. Not forever, not for good. Probably just temporarily. But you saved my life, and now I'm yours. The me that's me right now is yours. Always.” Rating: 3/5 stars Format: Audiobook Synopsis Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Eleanor... Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns [...]

Contemporary January: Realistic Fiction Recommendations

Contemporary January: Realistic Fiction Recommendations

Happy Friday bookish friends! Amanda and I are continuing Contemporary January by bringing you some of our favorite Realistic Fiction books. We both love books that deal with tough topics and today we're both going to give you a rundown of some of our favorites and why we think they belong on your TBR! Check [...]