The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas

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 was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death…

Publishing Internship

I got an internship! Guys! I’m so excited and happy! For years, I’ve wanted an internship at a publishing house and I got it. I am a Reader inter for Stillhouse Press, a small publishing house on campus at my University I’ll read 2-3 manuscripts a month and write a review on it. I’m a…

Cover Reveal: On The Come Up By Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas’s new book finally has a cover! Angie Thomas is now one of my auto-buy authors ever since I read and loved The Hate U Give. I really like the consistency of the art in both covers, because now both books will match when on the shelves. I can’t wait! Here’s a Goodreads synopsis: As…

Waiting on Wednesday: Children of Blood and Bone By Tomi Adeyemi

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now, Zélie…

Currently Reading: The Purity Myth By Jessica Valenti

I bought this book a few months ago and it’s been sitting on my desk ever since. About a week or two ago, I decided to finally read it and I’m glad I did. This book is absolutely amazing!  To give you a quick synopsis, The Purity Myth is about how “virginity” is hurting young…

My Most Anticipated YA Books of 2018

Last year, I didn’t read as much as I would have liked because school and life got in the way, This year, there are so many books that I am looking forward to. These are just a handful of the books that I’m looking forward to reading. What are some books you’re looking forward to…

Waiting on Wednesday: Queen of Air and Darkness By Cassandra Clare

The cover of this book is absolutely gorgeous!! This is the last book in the Dark Artifices series, a spin-off of The Mortal Instruments. I don’t know what this book is about because I still haven’t finished Lady Midnight. I know that I’ll love this book because Cassandra Clare never disappoints. Waiting on Wednesday is hosted…

Waiting On Wednesday: The Becoming of Noah Shaw By Michelle Hodkin

I’m so excited for this book! It’s been a while since I’ve read The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer trilogy. I still haven’t read the third book and it’s been about 3 years since The Retribution of Mara Dyer was released. Noah Shaw was, sorry, is my favorite character in the trilogy, so I was pretty…

Friday Reads: Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee

After a shout-out from one of the Internet’s superstar vloggers, Natasha “Tash” Zelenka finds herself and her obscure, amateur web series, Unhappy Families, thrust into the limelight: She’s gone viral. Her show is a modern adaptation of Anna Karenina—written by Tash’s literary love Count Lev Nikolayevich “Leo” Tolstoy. Tash is a fan of the forty…