This review first appeared on MuggleNet's Book Trolley. My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult Format: ARC provided by Scholastic Anything But Okay by Sarah Darer Littman is about a girl named Stella, and the struggles her family faces when her older brother, Rob, returns from his second tour in Afghanistan as almost a complete stranger. No one … Continue reading Book Review: “Anything But Okay” by Sarah Darer Littman
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): Young Adult; LGBT+ Format: eBook from NetGalley Release Date: February 1, 2019 Plot: Jamie knows that she isn't like other girls. She has a secret. She binds … Continue reading Book Review: Some Girls Bind by Rory James
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): Young Adult Format: eBook from NetGalley Release Date: March 5, 2019 Plot: Victoria Parker knew her dad's behavior toward her was a little unusual, but she convinced … Continue reading Book Review: The Quiet You Carry by Nikki Barthelmess
My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult; Paranormal Mystery Format: Hardcover Plot: We don't want to disappear. We want to be found. Something terrible happened in her basement. Haley can feel it. Four girls who all share a striking resemblance to one another went missing several years ago, and the police we never able to solve the case. But … Continue reading Book Review: The Fade by Demitria Lunetta
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
My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young adult Note: I read this book before all of the sexual assault allegations came out. I enjoyed the book, even if the author might be garbage. Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his … Continue reading Book Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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