Tag: 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