Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

The Details Publisher: Scholastic Press Published: May 24th, 2011 Genres: YA Fiction, Contemporary, Satire, LGBTQ+ My Rating: 4 Stars Goodreads Blurb The 50 contestants in the Miss Teen Dream pageant thought this was going to be a fun trip to the beach, where they could parade in their state-appropriate costumes and compete in front of … Continue reading Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

The Details Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Published: May 22nd, 2018 Genres: YA, contemporary, mystery, fiction My Rating: 5 Stars  GoodReads Blub Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. … Continue reading Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

The Details Publisher: Balzer + Bray Published:  April 3rd, 2018 Genres: YA, Historial Fiction, Fantasy, Horror My Rating: 5 Stars  GoodReads Blurb Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chancellorsville—derailing the War Between the States and changing America forever. In this new nation, safety for … Continue reading Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Calendar Girls – March 2019

Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books and Flavia the Bibliophile and now be hosted by Katie at Never Not Reading and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads.  It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song Calendar Girl. This month's theme in honor of Woman's History Month is: Favorite Book with a Strong … Continue reading Calendar Girls – March 2019

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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