Genre: Contemporary

YA Contemporary Reviews: Majesty & Before the Beginning

YA Contemporary Reviews: Majesty & Before the Beginning

*This review does not contain spoilers.* I really loved American Royals last year and was really looking forward to the sequel, Majesty. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the ending to the duology that I had hoped for. Now I’m pretty sure American Royals is a duology… but it’s not super clear to me, especially because of everything that happened in Majesty. My biggest […]

October 8, 2020 | 1 Comment
By Jenna
Posted in 3 stars, Books, Reviews
3 YA Books by Black Authors I’ve Recently Read

3 YA Books by Black Authors I’ve Recently Read

Reading BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) books all year round is important for boosting these voices, gaining a different perspective and also supporting these authors. In a publishing industry that is predominantly white, buying, reading & reviewing these books signals to the publishing industry that there is demand for it as well. After all, […]

September 17, 2020 | 4 Comments
Camp Review: Summer Fun With Lots of Lies

Camp Review: Summer Fun With Lots of Lies

Camp is a fun and summery book set at Camp Outland, a camp for queer teens, and does a great job of basically destroying toxic masculinity. Camp Outland is a place where queer teens are free to be themselves, away from the outside world where they might be hiding who they really are. The novel is […]

July 23, 2020 | 1 Comment
By Jenna
Posted in 3 stars, Books, Reviews
Missing Review: Pros and Cons of Creepers in the Woods

Missing Review: Pros and Cons of Creepers in the Woods

The Good Things A Kelley Armstrong novel! She’s one of my favourite authors and I’m terribly behind on her novels, especially her newer YA stuff. They’re all really entertaining. Standalone YA thriller. Pacing starts off nice and fast. I couldn’t put it down. The villain likes to taunt Winter and it’s really creepy and terrifying. […]

July 6, 2020 | 2 Comments
By Bec
Posted in 3 stars, Books, Reviews