The Details Publisher: HarperTeen Published: August 22nd, 2017 Genres: YA, LGBT, Contemporary. My Rating: 4 Stars Goodreads Blurb As the tomboy daughter of the town’s preacher, Billie McCaffrey has always struggled with fitting the mold of what everyone says she should be. She’d rather wear sweats, build furniture, and get into trouble with her solid … Continue reading Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney C. Stevens
The Details Publisher: HarperTeen Published: September 5th, 2017 Genres: YA, Contemporary, LGBTQ+, My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads Blurb A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable … Continue reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Details Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Published: January 21, 2020 Genres: YA, contemporary, mystery My Rating: 5 Stars This is the third book in a trilogy. There will be spoilers, so if you haven't read the other two Truly Devious books (and you should they are quite good), do not read further. Goodreads Blurb Ellingham … Continue reading The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson
Welcome to another Calendar Girls, this month we're discussing the best books we discovered at the library. This topic was a bit difficult for me because the last time I checked a book out of the library was in the late '90s when I was in middle school. The town I grew up in didn't … Continue reading Calendar Girls April 2020, National Library Week!
Hi, How are y'all doing? If you told me a year ago I'd get to spend two months at home reading and watching Netflix, I would have cheered. That would have been my dream. I have been studying my home life to stay in my room and read books all day. But not that it's … Continue reading Quarantine week 308, I think.
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, April 2nd