Tag: contemporary

The Removed

The Removed Author: Brandon Hobson Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: February 2, 2021 Publisher: Ecco Thank you to NetGalley for giving me an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: death of a child, police shooting, dementia, grief, addiction, harm to animals, suicide, […]

Milk Fed

Milk Fed Author: Melissa Broder Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: February 2, 2021 Publisher: Scribner Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: graphic description of an eating disorder, emotional abuse, sexually erotic activities and […]

One Of Us Is Lying

One of Us is Lying Author: Karen M. McManus Genre: YA Mystery Publication Date: May 30, 2017 Publisher: Delacorte Press Series: One of Us is Lying #1 TRIGGER WARNING: death, drug dealing, infidelity, substance use, controlling relationship, parental neglect/abandonment, mental illness, homophobia, mention of suicide Pay close attention […]

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 […]