Tag: contemporary

The Upside of Unrequited Review: Fun, Adorable and Diverse

The Upside of Unrequited Review: Fun, Adorable and Diverse

The Upside of Unrequited is a companion to Becky Albertalli’s Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda. It focuses on Abby’s cousin, Molly, and her journey to finding love and having her first ever romance. Simon vs for me was a standout book and The Upside of Unrequited didn’t quite live up to my extremely high expectations but I still really enjoyed […]

April 13, 2017 | 11 Comments
Queens of Geek Review: Relatable, Realistic, and Inspiring Adventure Between Friends

Queens of Geek Review: Relatable, Realistic, and Inspiring Adventure Between Friends

I absolutely adored this book and all the characters that came with it. Queens of Geek follows three Australian friends as they travel together to a geeky convention over the weekend, creating a story of self-discovery while dealing with societal issues relevant to the current time. Readers get to read through the first person POV’s of […]

April 7, 2017 | 15 Comments
The Hate U Give Review: Fighting Against Black Oppression

The Hate U Give Review: Fighting Against Black Oppression

Black kids getting shot. Murdered by police when unarmed without a reason. Working against a system that will never give them justice. Although Starr and Garden Heights is fictional, this is a story that is very real for many black families out there. When they’ve done absolutely nothing wrong, when they get themselves an education, work […]

March 24, 2017 | 35 Comments