Tag: Jewish OwnVoices

It’s A Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, And Other Jewish Stories

It’s a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories Author: Various, Edited by Katherine Locke and Laura Silverman Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: September 17, 2019 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers  CONTENT WARNING: eating disorder Fall in love, experience heartbreak, and discover the meaning of identity […]

Once More With Chutzpah

Once More With Chutzpah Author: Haley Neil Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: February 1, 2022 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Thank you to NetGalley and Bloomsbury YA for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: anxiety, mention of death, […]

The Matzah Ball

The Matzah Ball Author: Jean Melzer Genre: Romance Publication Date: September 28, 2021 Publisher: Harlequin Audio CONTENT WARNING: mention of death of a parent, mention of infidelity, mention of cancer, mention of divorce, grief, mention of antisemitism, mention of suicidal thoughts, mention of the Holocaust Oy! to the world […]

The Witches Of Escazú

The Witches of Escazú (and Other Jewish Fairytales) Author: Roots Metals Genre: Fairytales Publication Date: October 31, 2021 Publisher: Roots Metals Dybbuks and golems. Witches and wicked kings. Tragedy and triumph in the Promised Land. The Witches of Escazú and Other Jewish Fairytales marries Jewish ancestral wisdom and […]

Moshkeleh The Thief

Moshkeleh the Thief: A Rediscovered Novel Author: Sholem Aleichem Genre: Yiddish Literature Publication Date: September 1, 2021 Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society Thank you to Edelweiss for providing me an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism This first English translation […]

The Wolf And The Woodsman

The Wolf and the Woodsman Author: Ava Reid Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fiction Publication Date: June 8, 2021 Publisher: Del Rey Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: bullying, gore, death, self-harm, blood, religious bigotry, […]

The Sisters Of The Winter Wood

The Sisters of the Winter Wood Author: Rena Rossner Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Publisher: Hachette Audio CONTENT WARNING: infidelity, violence, death, antisemitism, mention of rape Raised in a small village surrounded by vast forests, Liba and Laya have lived a peaceful sheltered life – […]

Today Tonight Tomorrow

Today Tonight Tomorrow Author: Rachel Lynn Solomon Genre: YA Romance Publication Date: July 28, 2020 Publisher: Simon Pulse CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism Today she hates him. It’s the last day of senior year. Rowan Roth and Neil McNair have been bitter rivals for all of high school, clashing over […]

TTT – Jewish American Heritage Month

This week’s prompt is “book quotes that fix a theme,” but I never track book quotes. Instead, I’m going to highlight some OwnVoices Jewish books in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month. This has been a really hard month for Jewish people, and there’s been an incredibly large […]