An overview of what I’ve been reading as I’ve been quiet on my blog recently. Hint – I’m reading The Queen of Nothing! … More What I’ve been reading
By day, seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is an honors student, a math tutor, and one of the only black kids at Jefferson Academy. By night, she joins hundreds of thousands of black gamers who duel worldwide as Nubian personas in the secret multiplayer online role-playing card game, SLAY. … More Review ~ Slay by Brittney Morris
Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.
❥ Rating: 5 / 5 stars … More Review ~ Internment by Samira Ahmed
t’s been two months since the last Caraval concluded, two months since the Fates have been freed from an enchanted deck of cards, two months since Tella has seen Legend, and two months since Legend claimed the empire’s throne as his own. Now, Legend is preparing for his official coronation and Tella is determined to stop it. … More Review ~ Finale by Stephanie Garber
With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni Santiago has to make the tough decisions, and do what must be done. The one place she can let her responsibilities go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magical to everything she cooks, turning her food into straight-up goodness. … More Review ~ With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevado
When they got in the lift, they were strangers. One person will bring them together again on the same day every year. … More Review ~ Floored by Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson, Eleanor Wood
She’s just moved in with her dorky dad and self-absorbed older siblings – who happen to be the ancient Greek gods, living incognito in London! … More Review ~ Oh My Gods by Alexandra Sheppard
Rosie will do anything to find the boy who makes the sun shine in her head. Even run away from home. Even cross London and travel to Brighton alone, though the trains are cancelled and the snow is falling. Even though any girl might find that hard, let alone a girl with Down’s syndrome. See the world through new eyes in this one-in-a-million story about fighting for the freedoms that we often take for granted: independence, tolerance and love.
❥ Rating: 5 / 5 stars … More Review ~ Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon
Let Inky introduce you to your new bookshelf! Follow people that you admire and trust, then see which books they think people should read, and why. … More App Review ~ Inky
Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one.
❥ Rating: 4 / 5 stars … More Review ~ City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab