Love, Hate and Other Filters Discussion: Important Topics for Cultural Representation

Love, Hate and Other Filters Discussion: Important Topics for Cultural Representation

When a book arrives with a letter from the author, saying that she wrote this book so that somewhere, someone could relate, I was already curious. Love, Hate and Other Filters tackles topics of Islamophobia, racism, religion and the cultural experience of an Indian teen who just wants to fit in. There are two distinct parts […]

February 17, 2018 | 15 Comments
Our Favourite YA Relationships: Couples, Friends and Family

Our Favourite YA Relationships: Couples, Friends and Family

Valentines Day is here, and while it’s commercially focused on romantic relationships, we wanted to highlight all the YA relationships that we loved! Whether it’s a couple, family or friendship, it’s important to spotlight all the relationships that can form a part of our lives. Aila: I’m putting a small feature of my favorite BroTP’s […]

February 14, 2018 | 11 Comments
Ink, Iron, And Glass Review: Travel To A World With Scriptology, Mechanists, and Alchemy

Ink, Iron, And Glass Review: Travel To A World With Scriptology, Mechanists, and Alchemy

I enjoyed Ink, Iron, and Glass! It comes off as a bit of a quieter historical fantasy, but it promises nonstop adventure and a cast of delightful characters that work together to pretty much save the world. The setting was pretty extraordinary: we’re looking at the Victorian era of Italy, around the late 1800’s, where […]

February 9, 2018 | 17 Comments
EVENT RECAP: Graevale Launch & Interview with Lynette Noni

EVENT RECAP: Graevale Launch & Interview with Lynette Noni

Last week, I attended the Graevale launch held in Brisbane to celebrate Lynette Noni’s 4th book in the Medoran Chronicles! I was also lucky enough to interview Lynette Noni on her thoughts on writing Graevale, as well as her US Debut, Whisper which will be released in May 2018. Check out the book launch and […]