I really, really enjoyed The Other Black Girl but I went into it without knowing really anything about it and was a little surprised by one big element. I’d definitely be interested in others opinions as they read the book.
Such a Fun Age By: Kiley Reid This book has been on my radar for a while and I finally decided to pick it up and give it a go and I’m very glad I did. It’s a strong debut with great character work (my fav) and opens things up for some very meaningful discussions. … More Such a Fun Age
Agnes at the End of the World By: Kelly McWilliams I’m a little torn on Agnes because for most of this book I was honestly LOVING it. Yes capitalized I was that into it.
House of Salt and Sorrow By: Erin A. Craig Once there were 12 sisters living by the sea now after a series of increasingly tragic (and random) deaths there are only 8 left. 8 sisters who after years being shrouded in grief chase a myth through a hidden door that can apparently take them anywhere … More A Dance at the House of Salt and Sorrows
The Tenth Girl By: Sara Faring I was lucky enough to receive a copy of The Tenth Girl in order to participate in the Fantastic Flying Book Club Tour! I was very much looking forward to this read so thanks to them for the opportunity!
Wicked Saints By: Emily A. Duncan Going into this book I had heard two things 1. that it was a villain love story and 2. that the author had been involved with the Grisha Trilogy fandom. I didn’t pursue those things too deeply as both sounded interesting to me. Which now does lead me to … More Oh no! Not Mal Flashbacks!
Outrun the Wind By: Elizabeth Tammi Available: November 27th Of all the myth retellings that I’ve read or even heard of recently the story of Atalanta, who challenged her suitors to footraces in order to stay unmarried while still collecting their money, is not one that I see around a lot. Turns out it is … More Outrun Your Fate
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing By: Hank Green Grade: B -ish So how about another Green brother? Hank Green’s first book is about a twenty-something woman called April May who stumbles over a new “sculpture” in New York that she dubs Carl, uploads a video and becomes the center of this great, vast and mysterious world-wide … More An Absolutely Split Mind on this One
The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Grade: A It’s so rare that a book actually lives up to it’s hype for me these days. But this one totally did. Sixteen-year old Starr is the only witness to what happened the night her and her friend Khalil are pulled over by a cop and Khalil … More The Hate U Give