Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney C. Stevens

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 Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

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