Tag: coming of age

The Magician’s Daughter

The Magician’s Daughter Thank you to Redhook and Angela Man for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: mention of torture, murder, PTSD From the author of The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep and the Shadow Histories duology comes a […]

When We Make It

When We Make It Thank you to YABC and Dial Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. My review of this book was originally posted on the YA Books Central website here. CONTENT WARNING: mention of domestic violence, mental […]

Shmutz

Shmutz Author: Felicia Berliner Genre: General Fiction Publication Date: July 19, 2022 Publisher: Atria Books Thank you to NetGalley and Atria Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. In this witty, provocative, and unputdownable debut novel a young Hasidic […]

The Archer

The Archer Author: Shruti Swamy Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 7, 2021 Publisher: Workman Publishing Thank you to libro.fm for providing me with an ALC of this audiobook. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. If you’d like to get a copy of this audiobook and support […]

The Last Nomad

The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert Author: Shugri Said Salh Genre: Autobiography Publication Date: August 3, 2021 Publisher: Algonquin Books Thank you to libro.fm for providing me with an ALC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. You can get this […]

The Great Glorious Goddamn Of It All

The Great Glorious Goddamn of It All Author: Josh Ritter Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 7, 2021 Publisher: Harlequin Audio Thank you to libro.fm for providing me with an ALC of this audiobook. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily.  CONTENT WARNING: profanity, death of a parent, […]

The Poet X

The Poet X Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary, Multicultural, Coming of Age Publication Date: March 6, 2018 Publisher: HarperTeen Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her […]

Where The Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing is a debut novel by Delia Owens that left me breathless in a way that no book ever has before, and I think sets a high standard that very few books will ever meet. I do not say this lightly. This book is the […]