reviews

Review | When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Genre: YA Contemporary Romance | Diversity: Indian-American MCs (#OwnVoices) My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though.… Continue reading Review | When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Asexual Main 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 that hasn’t been released yet. For my final Pride Month Diversity… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Asexual Main Characters

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

reviews

Review | How to Make a Wish | ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: bisexual MC & biracial LI | My Rating:  Synopsis (from Goodreads): Grace, tough and wise, has nearly given up on wishes, thanks to a childhood spent with her unpredictable, larger-than-life mother. But this summer, Grace meets Eva, a girl who believes in dreams, despite her… Continue reading Review | How to Make a Wish | ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

bookish talk

Discussion | Reading Religious Diversity

Hello Blogosphere! This year, I’ve been participating in the Diverse Reads 2017 challenge, hosted by Mish @ Chasing Faerytales and Shelly @ Read.Sleep.Repeat (currently under construction). Each month, there’s a new diverse challenge. The only requirement is to read one book from each challenge, but I like to use it as a guide to which… Continue reading Discussion | Reading Religious Diversity

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Jewish Main 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 that hasn’t been released yet. In keeping with the theme for… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Jewish Main Characters

reviews

ARC Review | Girl Out Of Water

Girl Out of Water by Laura Silverman Genre: YA Contemporary | Release Date: May 2, 2017 | My Rating:  Synopsis (from Goodreads): Anise Sawyer plans to spend every minute of summer with her friends: surfing, chowing down on fish tacos drizzled with wasabi balsamic vinegar, and throwing bonfires that blaze until dawn. But when a serious… Continue reading ARC Review | Girl Out Of Water

reviews

ARC Review | Between Two Skies

Between Two Skies by Joanne O'Sullivan Genre: Historical YA  | Release Date: April 25, 2017 | My Rating:  Synopsis (from Goodreads): Hurricane Katrina sets a teenage girl adrift. But a new life — and the promise of love — emerges in this rich, highly readable debut. Bayou Perdu, a tiny fishing town way, way down in Louisiana,… Continue reading ARC Review | Between Two Skies

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday: When Dimple Met Rishi

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Title: When Dimple Met Rishi Author: Sandhya Menon Genre: YA Contemporary Release Date:  May 30, 2017 Summary from Goodreads: Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a… Continue reading Waiting On Wednesday: When Dimple Met Rishi

book lists

My Best Picks: Mental Health Lit

I’ve been reading a ridiculous amount of mental health lit lately, but then again, I always have. I’m constantly seeking to have my experiences validated by seeing them reflected back elsewhere. Of course, the search to see yourself in the world doesn’t always go well. So I decided to make this post of my “Best… Continue reading My Best Picks: Mental Health Lit