Book Review: The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan

My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Young Adult; LGBT+ Format: Audiobook by Audible, narrated by Richa Shukla Plot: Seventeen-year-old Rukhsana Ali tries her hardest to live up to her conservative Muslim parents’ expectations, but lately she’s finding that harder and harder to do. She rolls her eyes instead of screaming when they blatantly favor her brother and she dresses conservatively … Continue reading Book Review: The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan

Book Review: What Makes Girls Sick and Tired by Lucile de Pesloüan

Note: This book was sent to me by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This, in no way, affects my opinion on this book or my review. My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Graphic Novel; Feminism Format: eBook from NetGalley Release Date: March 18, 2019 Plot: What Makes Girls Sick and Tired is a feminist manifesto that denounces the discrimination … Continue reading Book Review: What Makes Girls Sick and Tired by Lucile de Pesloüan

Book Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover **Contains Spoilers**

My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Romantic suspense; Psychological Thriller Format: eBook through Kindle Plot: Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is … Continue reading Book Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover **Contains Spoilers**

Book Review: 11-22-63 by Stephen King **Contains Spoilers**

My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Fiction; historical fiction Format: Audible narration by Craig Wasson Plot: Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty … Continue reading Book Review: 11-22-63 by Stephen King **Contains Spoilers**

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Young Adult Plot: 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 of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil … Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Review: “The Sun and Her Flowers” by Rupi Kaur

My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Poetry Plot: From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated … Continue reading Book Review: “The Sun and Her Flowers” by Rupi Kaur