Book Reviews

Book Review – The Other Side of Perfect

The Other Side of Perfect by Mariko Turk is a YA contemporary by a debut author published in May 2021. This book follows Alina, a high school junior who recently saw her dreams of becoming a professional ballerina disappear when she broke her leg. She is now back in high school full time and needs… Continue reading Book Review – The Other Side of Perfect

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Book Review – Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is a new YA thriller that is getting a lot of rave reviews. The plot follows Chiamaka and Devon, two seniors at Nevius Private Academy. Chiamaka has her sights set on Yale and Devon is hoping for a scholarship to Julliard. Their senior yet starts great with becoming prefects… Continue reading Book Review – Ace of Spades

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Book Review – Hot Dog Girl

Hot Dog Girl is a YA contemporary by Jennifer Dugan. The story follows Elouise through the summer before her senior year of high school. It's going to be the best summer ever except that Elouise is once again cast as the hot dog at her beloved small town amusement park, which happens to be closing.… Continue reading Book Review – Hot Dog Girl

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ARC Review – Flash Fire

Flash Fire by TJ Klune is the second book of The Extraordinaries trilogy. Flash Fire will be published on July 13th, the still unnamed third and final book is expected to be published in 2022. This trilogy follows Nick Bell, a 16-year old gay boy with ADHD who is obsessed with extraordinaries (aka superheroes). This… Continue reading ARC Review – Flash Fire

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Book Review – Let’s Talk About Love

Yesterday I finished Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann. This is a YA contemporary romance featuring a biromantic asexual black college student, Alice. While working at the library, Alice meets Takumi who is so cute he breaks her Cutie Scale. The book follows Alice as she gets to know Takumi and explores what that… Continue reading Book Review – Let’s Talk About Love