Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Trans / Non-Binary Characters

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book releasing soon. I’m gonna be honest here: I have in no… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Trans / Non-Binary Characters

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Releasing Soon: Aftercare Instructions + Girl on the Verge | Mini-Reviews

Today I will be spotlighting two books releasing next week, on June 27th. I received e-ARCs of both of these books and the opinions that follow are my own. Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Mental Health (grief) | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb— “Troubled.” That’s seventeen-year-old Genesis according to her small New Jersey town. She… Continue reading Releasing Soon: Aftercare Instructions + Girl on the Verge | Mini-Reviews

Trope Tuesday

Trope Tuesday | Biphobic Tropes That Need To Die

Welcome back to another Trope Tuesday! This is a weekly meme hosted by A.J. @ Lacy Literacy where we discuss a specific trope and decide: yes, indifferent, or throw it off a cliff? Today I’m going to be talking about something near and dear to my heart: biphobia in YA. (TW: biphobia, slut-shaming, brief discussion… Continue reading Trope Tuesday | Biphobic Tropes That Need To Die

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Review | If I Was Your Girl

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo Genre: YA Contemporary| Diversity: trans MC (#OwnVoices!) | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis (from Goodreads): Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school in Lambertville, Tennessee. Like any other girl, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret. There’s a reason why she… Continue reading Review | If I Was Your Girl

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Bisexual MCs in YA Lit

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. Happy Pride Month everyone! This month… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Bisexual MCs in YA Lit

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Double Mini-Reviews | The Melody of You and Me + The Paths We Choose

Hello all! Welcome to my first Double Review post! I’m changing the way I do reviews a little bit. Previously, I’ve been posting a majority of my reviews only on Goodreads. As of now, I’m upping my review posts to twice a week. Today, I’m bringing you two very special mini-reviews. M. Hollis’ New Adult… Continue reading Double Mini-Reviews | The Melody of You and Me + The Paths We Choose

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Top 10 Things I Miss About Living in New York City

The end of June is a special time in my life: it marks the anniversary of my move to/away from New York City. Moving to New York was my dream from the age of 14, before I’d ever set foot in the city. I couldn’t tell you what the draw was back then, only that… Continue reading Top 10 Things I Miss About Living in New York City