Saints and Misfits Review

Title: Saints and Misfits Author: S.K. Ali Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Saints and Misfits is an unforgettable debut novel that feels like a modern day My So-Called Life…starring a Muslim teen. How much can you tell about a person just by looking at them? Janna Yusuf knows a lot of … Continue reading Saints and Misfits Review

ARC Review: Top Ten

Title: Top Ten Author: Katie Cotugno Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Ryan McCullough and Gabby Hart are the unlikeliest of friends. Introverted, anxious Gabby would rather do literally anything than go to a party. Ryan is a star hockey player who can get any girl he wants—and does, frequently. But against … Continue reading ARC Review: Top Ten

None of the Above Review

Title: None of the Above Author: I.W. Gregorio Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, LGBTQ+, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she was born intersex... and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought-provoking … Continue reading None of the Above Review

ARC Review: On the Spectrum

Title: On the Spectrum Author: Jennifer Gold Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Growing up in the shadow of a famous mother, Clara has never felt good about her body. Now, at sixteen, she has an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. After a social media disaster, she decides to escape for the … Continue reading ARC Review: On the Spectrum

The Bone Sparrow Review

Title: The Bone Sparrow Author: Zana Fraillon Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: Subhi is a refugee. Born in an Australian permanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland, Subhi has only ever known life behind the fences. But his world is far bigger than … Continue reading The Bone Sparrow Review

ARC Review: The Authentics

Title: The Authentics Author: Abdi Nazemian Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A fresh, funny, and thought-provoking debut YA novel about a fifteen-year-old Iranian-American named Daria, who is launched on a journey of self-discovery when she discovers she was adopted Daria Esfandyar is Iranian-American and proud of her heritage, unlike some … Continue reading ARC Review: The Authentics

Things I Should Have Known Review

Hi everyone!😃 I could not think of a topic for this week's Top Ten Thursday, so instead of doing that today, I have decided to post a (long overdue) review instead. I can 99% guarantee that I will get a Top Ten Thursday post up next week, though! Anyway, let's get cracking! Title: Things I … Continue reading Things I Should Have Known Review

10 Things I Can See from Here Review

Title: 10 Things I Can See from Here Author: Carrie Mac Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, LGBTQ+, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Perfect for fans of Finding Audrey and Everything, Everything, this is the poignant and uplifting story of Maeve, who is dealing with anxiety while falling in love with a girl who is not afraid … Continue reading 10 Things I Can See from Here Review

5 to 1 Review

Title: 5 to 1 Author: Holly Bodger Genre & Age Group: Dystopian, science fiction, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of marrying off their daughters to the highest bidder … Continue reading 5 to 1 Review

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Review

Title: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Author: Sherman Alexie Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on … Continue reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Review