Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · LGBTQIA · Own Voices · YA

Book Review of Wild Beauty: Flowers, Friendship, Love, Greed and a tragic legacy.

Own Voices: Queer Latinx Women YA Fantasy Novel Third person Omniscient Narration + Dual POV La Pradera is a magical garden that the Nomeolvides women curate. Those women are a generation of 5 girls, and their mothers, and their Grandmas. La Pradera is a cursed land that vanishes any person who is truly loved by…… Continue reading Book Review of Wild Beauty: Flowers, Friendship, Love, Greed and a tragic legacy.

Bingo · Bookish · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Neurodiversity · Own Voices

Introducing: Mental Health Book Bingo!!

What is it? A Bingo read-a-thon for Mental health books that was created by Wendy @ whatthelog  . It is a month long read-a-thon that was inspired by Shenwei’s ( @ (AS)(I)AN (AM)ERICA ) Asian Lit bingo. When is it? January!!! Join the very 1st #BingoMH on the January of 2018. How can I Participate? Make sure to follow us…… Continue reading Introducing: Mental Health Book Bingo!!

Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Entangled Teen · Fantasy · Fiction · Own Voices · Paranormal · YA

Blog Tour/ Book Review: The November Girl by Lydia Kang

             **A November Goodreads Best Book of the Month!** I am Anda, and the lake is my mother. I am the November storms that terrify sailors and sink ships. With their deaths, I keep my little island on Lake Superior alive. Hector has come here to hide from his family…… Continue reading Blog Tour/ Book Review: The November Girl by Lydia Kang

Book Review · Bookish · Contemporary · Diversity · Kensington · Own Voices · Thriller · WOC · YA

Book Review: Girl on the Verge by Pintip Dunn

Title: Girl on the Verge Author: Pintip Dunn Publisher: Kensington Publication Date: June 27th, 2017 Genre: YA, Contemporary, Thriller Format: Ebook My Rating: 4/5 stars   Plot: How far would you go to belong? In her small Kansas town, at her predominantly white school, Kanchana doesn’t look like anyone else. But at home, her Thai grandmother chides her for being too westernized.…… Continue reading Book Review: Girl on the Verge by Pintip Dunn

Bookish · Diversity · Own Voices · Top5... · WOC

Top5…#4: Shaila Patel’s Top5 reasons for writing #OwnVoices

My Top 5 Reasons for Writing an #Ownvoices Novel #Ownvoices has become a hot hashtag this past year. It applies to any novel with diverse or marginalized characters written by authors from that same marginalized group. It was created to help identify authentic diverse books within a publishing world where #ownvoices stories were often overlooked.…… Continue reading Top5…#4: Shaila Patel’s Top5 reasons for writing #OwnVoices