The Dating Dare is about Tara and Seth, two people in their late twenties who live no-strings-attached lives. Tara only does fuck buddies, Seth only does one night stands… it’s a match made in heaven. So when attending the wedding of Tara’s best friend and Seth’s older brother, the two of them get a littleContinue reading “The Dating Dare”
Author Archives: keelinrita
The Abyss Surrounds Us
The world as we know it is completely changed. Imagine an apocalypse that focuses on water and is slow. It’s more like when global warming finally starts to actively destroy our infrastructure and people can’t deny its existence anymore. Cas, our main character, has grown up on land and has been training her whole lifeContinue reading “The Abyss Surrounds Us”
Only Mostly Devastated
In this queer Grease retelling, we follow Ollie as his life gets uprooted to North Carolina after he had a summer romance while there, and while the boy he spent his days and nights with isn’t texting him back, he still thinks about him. Will, the dream boy from summer who somehow ends up goingContinue reading “Only Mostly Devastated”
Late to the Party
A YA contemporary romance set in Georgia about Codi, a seventeen-year-old girl who never parties, never dated, never had a first kiss. She and her friends are all in the same boat and in the summer before their senior year, Maritza wants to change all that. JaKory is game and eager to find a boyContinue reading “Late to the Party”
I have a lot of feelings about this book so strap in.
Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire
This is going to have spoilers for the final season of Legend of Korra, if you do not want to be spoiled, please leave now and come back after you’ve watched it!
The Shadow of Kyoshi
In the sequel to Rise of Kyoshi, we follow Kyoshi and her band of misfits as they continue on their mission only this time, Kyoshi is determined to find Yun at all costs.
You may remember Alex Gino for his book George about a transgender girl in elementary school. Well now we have a story about an asexual boy in middle school and it is just as sweet.
The Henna Wars
When I tell you that this book has heart, great discussions on racism and cultural appropriation, familial bonds, friendship, and romance, I mean it. For such a seemingly innocent ya contemporary, this book packs a lot into it and all of it is handled with nuance and care. I mean this is exactly the kindContinue reading “The Henna Wars”
My Contrary Mary
In the new series by the trio of hilarious and talented authors who wrote the Janies trilogy, My Contrary Mary follows Mary Queen of Scots and her relationship with Prince Francis of France. As with all of the books these three authors have penned, it was full of funny jokes, great contemporary references, and tongue-in-cheekContinue reading “My Contrary Mary”