The Details Publisher: Dutton Published: February 6th 201 Genres: Non-fiction, Feminism My Rating: 4 Stars GoodReads Blurb "Text me when you get home." After joyful nights out together, female friends say this to one another as a way of cementing their love. It's about safety; but more than that, it's about solidarity. From Broad City to Big Little… Continue reading Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Schaefer
The Details Publisher: Soho Teen Published: June 2nd 2015 Genres: YA, Contemporary, LGBT+, My Rating: 5 Stars GoodReads Blurb Part Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, part Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Adam Silvera's extraordinary debut confronts race, class, and sexuality during one charged near-future summer in the Bronx. Sixteen-year-old Aaron Soto… Continue reading More Happy than Not by Adam Silvera
Welcome back to Calendar Girls! It’s a monthly blog event created by Flavia and Melaine now hosted by Katie at Never not, Reading and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads This event was designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers. Calendar Girls was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. Just like the song all of us participating reveals their pick that… Continue reading Calendar Girls December 2018
Previous updates of this piece of work : First look Nano Week 1 Nano Week 2 Nano Week 3 I reached 50K Monday night! I'm so proud of myself. I was kind of worried early in the month that I wouldn't make it, despite being way ahead since day 2, because I wasn't sure if… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 4 Update: I’m a winner!
WWW Wednesday is a meme currently hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s very simple – answer the three questions and leave a link in Sam’s post. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next What am I… Continue reading WWW Wednesday 11-28-18
The Details Publisher: Balzer + Bray Published: February 28th 2017 Genres: YA, Contemporary My Rating: 5 Stars GoodReads Blurb Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting… Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Happy Friday! I had a decent week writing, my current word count is 41072, and I'm hoping to finish up over the weekend but we'll see. I got through the Battle of Monmouth on Tuesday, which was a huge milestone in this story that I've been thinking about for a while so the stuff that comes after… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 3 update!