ARC Review: Everything Must Go

Title: Everything Must Go Author: Jenny Fran Davis Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Flora Goldwasser has fallen in love. She won't admit it to anyone, but something about Elijah Huck has pulled her under. When he tells her about the hippie Quaker school he attended in the Hudson Valley called Quare … Continue reading ARC Review: Everything Must Go

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

ARC Review: When Dimple Met Rishi

Title: When Dimple Met Rishi Author: Sandhya Menon Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than … Continue reading ARC Review: When Dimple Met Rishi