Hey Bookwyrms! I’m so excited to participate in Shanah’s (Bionic Book Worm) Top 5 Tuesday! If you’d like to check out the different prompts for April and participate, click here. I will admit it was hard to figure out what five books have made me laugh recently. But I realized that I've had the pleasure … Continue reading Top 5 Books That Made Me Laugh – Top 5 Tuesday
Rob was once the quintessential High School student-athlete. That was until his father was accused of embezzling money from people in their community and, his peers treated Rob like he was the one responsible or at least he was in on it. Maegan wasn’t at the top of the high school chain but she sure wasn’t loved by many after she cheated on her SATs. Which resulted in those students who were taking the test with her, having to retake the SATs.
At this point, I’m not sure why I don’t have all of Victoria Schwab/V.E. Schwab's books on my shelf. One of the things I enjoy most about her books (I’ve read Vicious & The Monsters of Verity duology* so far) is that her endings are somehow satisfying yet leave you yearning for more. They also might crush your soul but we need more endings like that out into the world.
Hello Booklovers, This month has been a successful reading month. Since it was Black History Month, I made the decision to read books written by Black authors and other POC authors. I enjoyed almost all of the books I got my hands on this month. So, let's jump in! Physical/ Print Books Becoming by Michelle … Continue reading February ’19 Wrap Up
Pride by Ibi Zoboi Synopsis- goodreads Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save … Continue reading Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy Synopsis - goodreads Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it’s been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sure of three things: she likes girls, she’s fiercely devoted to her … Continue reading Ramona Blue
Speechless… Utterly Speechless. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a must read. period. exclamation point. Synopsis Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancysuburban prep school she attends. The … Continue reading The Hate U Give
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon The Sun is Also a Star tells the story of two teenagers from completely different backgrounds. Two of which are dear to my heart. The young woman,Natasha is Jamaican and will be deported if she doesn’t somehow figure out a way to stay in the U.S. … Continue reading The Sun is Also a Star