Tag: diverse books

Friday Favorites – Funny Books

This week’s prompt is funny books, and while I read a lot of serious, dark, and twisty fantasy and thrillers, I also have a lighter side that I like to indulge with rom-coms and the occasional fantasy that incorporates humor that makes me bust out laughing. So in […]

Notorious Sorcerer

Notorious Sorcerer Thank you to Orbit Books and Angela Man for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: prejudice, violence, blood, murder Welcome to Bezim, where sword-slinging, bravi race through the night, and where rich and idle alchemists make […]

Drizzle, Dreams, and Lovestruck Things

Drizzle, Dreams, and Lovestruck Things Thank you to NetGalley and Disney-Hyperion for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, grief, racist microaggressions Four sisters, four seasons, four flavors of romance. The Singh sisters […]

Akata Witch

Akata Witch Author: Nnedi Okorafor Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: April 14, 2011 Publisher: Viking Children’s Series: The Nsibidi Scripts #1 CONTENT WARNING: bullying, silence, blood, gore, murder of children Sunny doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere. The reason why will change her life forever. Sunny Nwazue lives […]

The Storyteller’s Secret

The Storyteller’s Secret Author: Sejal Badani Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 1, 2018 Publisher: Lake Union Publishing CONTENT WARNING: miscarriage, infertility, grief, misogyny, prejudice, attempted suicide, blood, violence, child abuse A family secret reveals a tragic, beautiful love. Nothing prepares Jaya, a New York journalist, for the […]

TTT – Banned Books

It’s been a long time since I was in school (or had anything to do with school, but book banning seems to be increasing, especially in schools. So I want to talk about some banned books that I’ve read, and I think are really important. The Bluest Eye […]

Descendant Of The Crane

Descendant of the Crane Author: Joan He Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 16, 2020 Publisher: Titan Books CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, murder, grief, gore, prejudice, torture, blood, violence Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to […]

What If It’s Us

What If It’s Us Author: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Genre: YA Romance Publication Date: October 9. 2018 Publisher: HarperTeen Series: What If It’s Us #1 CONTENT WARNING: microaggressions, homophobia Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that […]