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When We Make It

When We Make It Thank you to YABC and Dial Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. My review of this book was originally posted on the YA Books Central website here. CONTENT WARNING: mention of domestic violence, mental […]

Olga Dies Dreaming

Olga Dies Dreaming Author: Xóchitl González Genre: General Fiction Publication Date: January 4, 2022 Publisher: Macmillan Audio Thank you to libro.fm for providing me with an ALC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: death, suicide, infidelity, parental abandonment, death of a parent, […]

Island Affair

Island Affair Author: Priscilla Oliveras Genre: Romance Publication Date: April 28, 2020 Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp Series: Keys to Love #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer, trauma, mention of eating disorder, mention of death Sought-after social media influencer Sara Vance, in recovery from an eating disorder, is coming […]

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 […]