Tag: contemporary

Such A Fun Age

Such a Fun Age Author: Kiley Reid Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: December 31, 2019 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons TRIGGER WARNING: sexism, racism What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a […]

Recommended For You

Recommended For You Author: Laura Silverman Genre: YA Romance, YA Contemporary, RomCom, Own Voices Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books I received a copy of this book from NetGalley. All opinions are my own and provided voluntarily. Shoshanna Greenberg loves working at Once Upon, […]

Fae Friday – School

Here’s the rules: It’s officially time for school to start, so this curious wannabe fae wants to know: what is a book you enjoyed that takes place at a school? Well, it’s obvious that schools start a few weeks earlier in other parts of the country than they […]

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary, Multicultural Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Hot Key Books TRIGGER WARNING: plane crash, off-page death of a parent, sexual assault Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this […]

You Should See Me In A Crown

You Should See Me in a Crown Author: Leah Johnson Genre: YA Romance, LGBT Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Press TRIGGER WARNING: chronic illness, racism, off-page death of a parent, public outing Liz Lighty has always believed she’s too black, too poor, too awkward to shine […]

Queenie

Queenie Author: Candice Carty-Williams Genre: Contemporary, Multicultural Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Orion Publishing Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place. Queenie Jenkins […]

The Last Summer

Huge thank you to Cait Marie and Skye Book Tours for allowing me to be a part of this book tour! The Last Summer Author: Cait Marie Genre: YA Contemporary, Romance Publication Date: June 17, 2020 For the first eleven years of their lives, neighbors Lila and Gavin […]

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: February 28, 2017 Publisher: Balzer & Bray Series: The Hate U Give #1 TRIGGER WARNING: addiction, domestic violence, gun violence, discrimination, racism, police brutality, police shooting, gang violence, rioting Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: […]

My Dark Vanessa

My Dark Vanessa Author: Kate Elizabeth Russell Genre: General Fiction, Contemporary, Adult Publication Date: March 10, 2020 Publisher: William Morrow TRIGGER WARNING: rape, grooming, emotional abuse/manipulation, substance use, suicide Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative […]

Sparrow

Sparrow by Mary Cecilia Jackson was a book I’ve had my eye on, and my good friend Kristy at Caffeinated Fae was incredibly kind in gifting it to me. TRIGGER WARNING: abusive relationship, off-page parent death, mention of suicide, child abuse There are two kinds of people on […]