ARC Review | Speed of Life by Carol Weston

Genre: MG/YA Contemporary | Diversity: half-Spanish MC + mental health rep My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  *Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This in no way shapes my opinions of the book.* what it’s about: Sofia Wolfe, age 14, lost her mother less than a year ago, and she’s not sure how… Continue reading ARC Review | Speed of Life by Carol Weston


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


Review | Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: bi Chinese MC + fat, anxious autistic MC My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb When BFFs Charlie, Taylor and Jamie go to SupaCon, they know it’s going to be a blast. What they don’t expect is for it to change their lives forever. Charlie likes to stand out. SupaCon is her chance to show… Continue reading Review | Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde


Review | 3 by Hannah Moskowitz

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Latina MC + polyam | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  Taylor Cipriano had everything figured out, back when she lived with her single mother in Miami. Now, she's moved upstate for her junior year to live with her mom's boyfriend and her soon-to-be-stepsister and is trying to figure out who she is out of… Continue reading Review | 3 by Hannah Moskowitz


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

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

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


Review | Gone, Gone, Gone

Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz Genre: YA | Diversity: gay+interracial | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It's a year after 9/11. Sniper shootings throughout the D.C. area have everyone on edge and trying to make sense of these random acts of violence. Meanwhile, Craig and Lio are just trying to make sense of their lives. Craig’s crushing on quiet, distant… Continue reading Review | Gone, Gone, Gone


Review | Tash Hearts Tolstoy

Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Asexual MC | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb— After a shout-out from one of the Internet’s superstar vloggers, Natasha “Tash” Zelenka finds herself and her obscure, amateur web series, Unhappy Families, thrust into the limelight: She’s gone viral. Her show is a modern adaptation of Anna Karenina—written by… Continue reading Review | Tash Hearts Tolstoy