Review

Review: History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Last year, I was fortunate to win a Twitter giveaway from Adam Silvera for a signed paperback of More Happy Than Not and ARC of History is All You Left Me. It was very lovely and I immediately jumped at the chance to read History, one of my most anticipated releases of 2017. So since it’s going to… Continue reading Review: History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Waiting on Wednesday

Anticipated Release: Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia

My schedule is a bit off, so yes, it isn’t Wednesday, but I can still talk about books releasing soon that I’m excited to read. Today’s pick is a book that is coming out on Tuesday, August 2nd: I’m your protagonist—Reshma Kapoor—and if you have the free time to read this book, then you’re probably… Continue reading Anticipated Release: Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia

Review

Rewiew: Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication Date: March 3, 2015 Genre: Young adult, contemporary + magical realism Winner of the 2016 Printz Award for Young Adult Literature Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps—gaps to trip you up, gaps to slide through so you can disappear forever. So when young,… Continue reading Rewiew: Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Discussion

Discussion: What counts as “mature” content?

Today’s discussion was sparked by a recent piece in Publisher’s Weekly, “Middle Grade Books Take on Mature Topics.” It’s a pretty good piece, describing this trend, its history, and its struggles. But the idea of “mature topics” gave me a pause, especially in this description: Though the YA category continues to explore darker and more difficult topics,… Continue reading Discussion: What counts as “mature” content?