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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 […]

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 […]

We Unleash The Merciless Storm

We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia is the sequel I’ve been waiting for since finishing the first book in this duology (We Set the Dark on Fire). Being a part of the resistance group La Voz is an act of devotion and desperation. On the […]

With The Fire On High

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo combines two of my favorite hobbies — reading and cooking. Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiagno’s life has been about making the tough decisions, doing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The […]

We Set The Dark On Fire

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia immediately caught my eye with the beautiful cover. I was intrigued by the story too, once I could tear my eyes away from the front of the book. At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are […]