Book Review: “Anything But Okay” by Sarah Darer Littman

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

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 Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

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