The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli [Review]

I began to read this book at around 2AM, seeing as I had it as an eARC and didn't want to sleep. Word of advice: if you don't want to sleep, pick up this book! I was hypnotized from the very first sentence "I'm on the toilet at the 9:30 Club, and I'm wondering how mermaids … Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli [Review]

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Review]: A Thank You Letter

"...that's the funny thing about wishes—only when one comes tru do you realize the full scope of that wish. What you really wanted. The beauty of it.  The complexity. The cost." My tbr has been steadily taken over by #ownvoices reads and I honestly can’t complain.  When I got approved on Netgalley for this novel … Continue reading How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Review]: A Thank You Letter

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate [Reviews]: A Musical Journey to Self Discovery

Cam's Thoughts: “It wasn’t enlightenment to live like you had no history and no consequences.  The world wasn’t just made out of instants‒it was made out of plans, too, and the ability to learn from your mistakes” I’m a huge fan of cute contemporary YA novels but I don't pick them up very often.  The … Continue reading Noteworthy by Riley Redgate [Reviews]: A Musical Journey to Self Discovery

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Blog Tour Review]: A Book Close to My Heart

My Thoughts “We’re not Grace Glasser or Eva Brighton. Just Grace and Eva. Two girls who need to feel young and free, need to feel like girls. Need to scream from the top of a lighthouse and eat peanut butter out of a jar and swear and accidentally brush up against each other and giggle … Continue reading How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Blog Tour Review]: A Book Close to My Heart

We Should All Be Feminists [Review]: Trans-Exclusionary Feminism is not MY Feminism

I first heard of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie when I saw a video of her TED Talk: The Danger of a Single Story. It was a wonderful video about the importance of representation of different identities in media. I thought “Woah, I need to read a book by this person”. So, I thought I should start … Continue reading We Should All Be Feminists [Review]: Trans-Exclusionary Feminism is not MY Feminism

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon [Reviews]: A Story of Hope and Young Romance

Jennifer's Review: "Sometimes your world shakes so hard, it's difficult to imagine that everyone else isn't feeling it too." From the start, The Sun is Also a Star gripped my heart forcefully and made me love every moment of it. It tells the stories of Natasha, a young Jamaican girl who's being deported with her … Continue reading The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon [Reviews]: A Story of Hope and Young Romance