Tag: ya contemporary

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Last Summer

Huge thank you to Cait Marie and Skye Book Tours for allowing me to be a part of this book tour! The Last Summer Author: Cait Marie Genre: YA Contemporary, Romance Publication Date: June 17, 2020 For the first eleven years of their lives, neighbors Lila and Gavin […]

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: February 28, 2017 Publisher: Balzer & Bray Series: The Hate U Give #1 TRIGGER WARNING: addiction, domestic violence, gun violence, discrimination, racism, police brutality, police shooting, gang violence, rioting Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: […]

Sparrow

Sparrow by Mary Cecilia Jackson was a book I’ve had my eye on, and my good friend Kristy at Caffeinated Fae was incredibly kind in gifting it to me. TRIGGER WARNING: abusive relationship, off-page parent death, mention of suicide, child abuse There are two kinds of people on […]

The Wicked Deep

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw has been on my TBR list for what feels like forever, and I took advantage of the lockdown to read it. Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were […]

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 […]