We Used To Be Friends by Amy Spalding

The Details Publisher: Amulet Published: January 7th, 2020 Genres: YA, LGBT, Contemporary. My Rating: 4 Stars Goodreads Blurb Two best friends grow up—and grow apart—in this innovative contemporary YA novel   Told in dual timelines—half of the chapters moving forward in time and half moving backward—We Used to Be Friends explores the most traumatic breakup of … Continue reading We Used To Be Friends by Amy Spalding

Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark

The Details Publisher: Forge Books Published: May 28th, 2019 Genres: Memoir, Non-Fiction, Crime adjacent My Rating: 4 Stars Goodreads Blurb Sharing never-before-heard stories ranging from their struggles with depression, eating disorders, and addiction, Karen and Georgia irreverently recount their biggest mistakes and deepest fears, reflecting on the formative life events that shaped them into two … Continue reading Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

The Details Publisher: HarperTeen Published: October 16th, 2018 Genres: YA, contemporary, romance My Rating: 4 Stars Goodreads Blurb It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can … Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

The Details Publisher: HarperTeen Published: September 5th, 2017 Genres: YA, Contemporary, LGBTQ+, My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads Blurb Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day. On September 5, … Continue reading They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera