Critical Reading as a Book Blogger & How It’s Fun {Blog Discussion}

The book community generally has a very positive outlook and energy when talking about books, which is fantastic! However, if, like me, you were part of the early Booktube-era you can remember a time when negative reviews or critiques weren't really a thing, or if they were they were pretty rare. I think though we … Continue reading Critical Reading as a Book Blogger & How It’s Fun {Blog Discussion}

This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron Review

This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron (TPH Duology #1) Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Release Date: June 29, 2021 Pages: 384 Available through Bookshop If you'd like to support a Black-Owned BIPOC Bookstore, you can also purchase through MISSREADBOOKS Cover Illustrator: Raymond Sebastien Summary: When Briseis's aunt dies and wills her a dilapidated estate in rural New … Continue reading This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron Review

The Ghosts Of Rose Hill by R.M. Romero Review

The Ghosts Of Rose Hill by R.M. Romero Publisher: Peachtree Teen Release Date: May 10, 2022 Pages: 452 Available through Bookshop & The Book Depository Cover artist: Isabel Ibañez Summary: Magic will burn you up. Sent to stay with her aunt in Prague and witness the humble life of an artist, Ilana Lopez—a biracial Jewish girl—finds … Continue reading The Ghosts Of Rose Hill by R.M. Romero Review

With Lots Of Love by Jenny Torres Sanchez Review

With Lots Of Love by Jenny Torres SanchezIllustrated by: André Ceolin Publisher: Viking Books Pages: 32 Available through Bookshop & The Book Depository Summary: A beautiful, lyrical story about a girl who moves from her home in Central America to the United States, and everything she leaves behind and longs for--especially her Abuela--as she makes … Continue reading With Lots Of Love by Jenny Torres Sanchez Review

The Edge Of Summer by Erica George ARC Review

The Edge Of Summer by Erica George Publisher: Poppy (The NOVL) Release Date: June 14, 2022 Pages: 320 Available through Bookshop Cover Illustrator / Artist: Dion MBD [Received an ARC through Yallwest] Summary: Saving the whales has been Coriander Cabot and her best friend Ella’s dream since elementary school. But when tragedy strikes, Cor is … Continue reading The Edge Of Summer by Erica George ARC Review

Hollow Fires by Samira Ahmed ARC Review

Hollow Fires by Samira Ahmed Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers (The NOVL) Release Date: May 10, 2022 Pages: 416 Available through The Book Depository & Bookshop Cover Illustrator: Dana Ledl [Received an ARC through Yallwest] Summary: Safiya Mirza dreams of becoming a journalist. And one thing she’s learned as editor of her school … Continue reading Hollow Fires by Samira Ahmed ARC Review

Book Blogger Resources: Discovering Recommendations via Databases & Blogs

Discovering your next great read can sometimes be challenging. With a plethora of recommendations entering your radar whether its from Goodreads, the Book Community (book blogs, booktwt, bookstagram, booktube / -tok) there's always a new story to unearth. Having first launched in 2021, Book Blogger Resources is back to offer various posts filled with advice … Continue reading Book Blogger Resources: Discovering Recommendations via Databases & Blogs

The Savior’s Book Cafe Story In Another World Vol. 1 by Kyouka Izumi {Manga Review}

The Savior's Book Cafe Story In Another World by Kyouka Izumi (Writer), Oumiya (Story Adaptation), & Reiko Sakurada (Art) (SBC #1 / Isekai ni Kyuuseishu to shite Yobaremashita ga, Around 30 ni wa Muri na no de, hissori Book Café Hajimemashita) Publisher: Seven Seas Entertainment Release Date: December 21, 2021 Available Through Bookshop & The … Continue reading The Savior’s Book Cafe Story In Another World Vol. 1 by Kyouka Izumi {Manga Review}