Review | Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

Genre: YA contemporary | Diversity: queer | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  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 family,… Continue reading Review | Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy


Review | Wild by Hannah Moskowitz

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: 2 POC bisexuals & a Deaf love interest | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  Zack Ramos is training for two things: being a parent to his twelve-year-old sister once his mother's early-onset Alzheimer's (the same kind he and his sister each have a 50% chance of developing--but let's not think about that) progresses too… Continue reading Review | Wild by Hannah Moskowitz


Review | Nevada by Imogen Binnie

Genre: Contemporary Fiction | Diversity: Trans (#OwnVoices) | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  Nevada is the darkly comedic story of Maria Griffiths, a young trans woman living in New York City and trying to stay true to her punk values while working retail. When she finds out her girlfriend has lied to her, the world she thought she’d carefully built… Continue reading Review | Nevada by Imogen Binnie


Review | Addict (The Cassie Tam Files #1)

Addict (The Cassie Tam Files #1) by Matt Doyle Genre: Sci-Fi/Crime Noir | Diversity: queer Chinese-Canadian MC | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb New Hopeland was built to be the centre of the technological age, but like everywhere else, it has its dark side. Assassins, drug dealers and crooked businessmen form a vital part of the city’s make-up, and sometimes,… Continue reading Review | Addict (The Cassie Tam Files #1)

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday: f/f romance

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. This week, I’m talking about books… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: f/f romance


Review | We Are Okay

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour Genre: Contemporary | Diversity: queer MC, Latinx love interest | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend, Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from… Continue reading Review | We Are Okay

Around the Blogosphere

Around the Blogosphere: June 2017

After seeing Kourni’s version of this feature, I decided to make this its own post. I used to put a section of awesome blog posts in my Wrap-Up, but as I’m sure you’ve seen, that post is already out of control. So, here are some posts I loved this month. I hope you enjoy reading… Continue reading Around the Blogosphere: June 2017

monthly wrap-up

Monthly Wrap-Up: June 2017

Welcome to another monthly wrap-up! Please note: I used to put a section in this post called Around the Blogosphere, where I share a few great posts from the month by other bloggers. Due to the sheer amount of awesomeness currently in my WordPress Reader, I’ve decided to do a separate post for this. You… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: June 2017


Review | A Safe Girl To Love

A Safe Girl To Love by Casey Plett Genre: Short Stories | Diversity: trans #OwnVoices | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A Safe Girl To Love is a raw collection of stories about trans women by a trans woman author. The stories follow different characters as they struggle with being 20-something, either in small towns or in cities, and… Continue reading Review | A Safe Girl To Love