book reviews

Never Look Back: A Really Unique and powerful retelling

Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera Rating: 4/5 Publication Date: September 15th, 2020 Eury comes to the Bronx as a girl haunted. Haunted by losing everything in Hurricane Maria--and by an evil spirit, Ato. She fully expects the tragedy that befell her and her family in Puerto Rico to catch up with her in New… Continue reading Never Look Back: A Really Unique and powerful retelling

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Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia Publication Date: August 4th, 2020 Rating: 5/5 Space-obsessed 12-year-old Paola Santiago and her two best friends, Emma and Dante, know the rule: Stay away from the river. It's all they've heard since a schoolmate of theirs drowned a year ago. Pao is embarrassed to… Continue reading Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Blog Tours, book reviews

Star Daughter: Review + Mood Board + Book Look (Hear Our Voices Tour)

Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar Publication Date: August 11th, 2020 from HarperTeen Rating: 5/5 The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to be "normal." But when an accidental flare of her starfire puts her human father in the hospital, Sheetal needs a full star's help to heal… Continue reading Star Daughter: Review + Mood Board + Book Look (Hear Our Voices Tour)

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Don’t Date Rosa Santos Review

Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno Publication Date: May 14 2019 Rating: 4/5 Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea-at least, that's what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you're a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela, a… Continue reading Don’t Date Rosa Santos Review

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Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz and Thomas Pitilli

Gotham High by Melissa De La Cruz and Illustrated by Thomas Pitilli Publication Date: April 7th, 2020 From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Alex and Eliza and The Witches of East End comes a reimagining of Gotham for a new generation of readers. Before they became Batman, Catwoman, and The Joker, Bruce,… Continue reading Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz and Thomas Pitilli

Blog Tours, book recs

All-American Muslim Girl BLOG TOUR!

Brought to you by the Street Team! Check out the full details below! I'm so so excited to introduce y'all to the All-American Muslim Girl blog tour on this RELEASE DAY! That's right! You can get the book TODAY! This is such a gorgeous book inside and out and I can't wait to hear what… Continue reading All-American Muslim Girl BLOG TOUR!

Book Tags

All-American Muslim Girl Book Tag

Thanks to Neelam from The Tsundoku Chronicles for tagging me in this book tag! Go give her a follow on HER BLOG and TWITTER. Make sure to check out her original post (HERE). Want to know more about the book this is based on? Check out GOODREADS! You'll also learn a little about the book… Continue reading All-American Muslim Girl Book Tag

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Frankly In Love by David Yoon- False Advertising in THE BEST WAY

Frankly in Love by David Yoon Publication Date: September 10th, 2019 Rating: 5/5 High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and their own Southern California upbringing. His parents have one rule when it comes to romance–“Date Korean”–which proves complicated when Frank… Continue reading Frankly In Love by David Yoon- False Advertising in THE BEST WAY

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Love, Hate, & Other Filters Review

Love, Hate, & Other Filters by Samira AhmedRating: 2/5Initial Thoughts: This wasn’t what I expected it to be but it was good, though maybe I’m a little biased because I’m also ABCD (American Born Confused Desi) and thought I would relate and didn’t end up relating as much as I hoped.Full Review: I was really… Continue reading Love, Hate, & Other Filters Review

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give by Angie ThomasRating: 3.5/5This book hit hard in all the right places. It’s so important and relevant and I definitely cried. The only reason this isn’t a higher rating was just because it was such a sudden shift of writing style from my last read that it took some chapters to… Continue reading The Hate U Give