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”
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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”
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Well well well… if it isn’t one of the internet’s most favorite queer adult stories. I am so late to the game to review this and honestly, I don’t think I’m going to say anything that hasn’t been said before or really contribute much to the conversation as a whole…. but I’m still going toContinue reading “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo”
Nothing like a book called Proud for Pride month.
The Color Purple
I’m sure you’ve all heard about this novel and that many of you have already read it yourselves. In fact I don’t really think that I have a lot to add to the conversation about this book. It is beloved and for good reason. It has been produced as a movie and a musical. I’mContinue reading “The Color Purple”