Review: Killing November

Title: Killing November Author: Adriana Mather Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Release Date: March 26, 2019 Page Length: 368 Genre: Contemporary, Mystery Age Range: YA Rating: 4.5/5 Goodreads Synopsis: It’s a school completely off the grid, hidden by dense forest and surrounded by traps. There’s no electricity, no internet, and an eye-for-an-eye punishment system. Classes include everything from Knife-Throwing and … Continue reading Review: Killing November

Mini Review: Graphic Novels #2

All three of these Graphic Novels have LGBTQ+ representation in them and I wanted to give them some attention during Pride Month. Heartstopper Vol 1 Author: Alice Oseman Publication Date: October 2018 Pages: 278 Genre: Contemporary, YA Rep: LGBTQ+ (Gay, Bisexual, Lesbian) Rating: 5/5 Synopsis: Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at … Continue reading Mini Review: Graphic Novels #2

Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

Title: Warrior of the Wild Author: Tricia Levenseller Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Release Date: February 26, 2019 Page Length: 329 Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA Rep: LGBTQ+ (Secondary Character) Rating: 3.5/5 Goodreads Synopsis: How do you kill a god? As her father's chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when her coming-of-age … Continue reading Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

May 2019 Wrap-Up

I've finally have the time (and not avoiding the computer) to do my May Wrap-up.  After being on the computer constantly for about 12+ hours a day, I desperately needed a break from it.  I'm hoping, at least for the summer months, I can be more consistent.  That being said, here's my wrap-up. What I've … Continue reading May 2019 Wrap-Up

Review: Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby

Title: Hurricane Season Author: Nicole Melleby Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Release Date: May 7, 2019 Page Length: 288 Genre: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction Age Range: Middle Grade Rep: Mental Health (Bipolar), LGBTQ+ Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Synopsis: This debut novel—about taking risks and facing danger, about love and art, and about growing up and coming out—will make … Continue reading Review: Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby