Book Review of “It’s Not Like It’s A Secret” by Misa Sugiura

Genre: Contemporary, YA Fiction, LGBT Rating: 2/5 ⭐️ Summary: Sixteen-year-old Sana Kiyohara has too many secrets. Some are small, like how it bothers her when her friends don’t invite her to parties. Some are big, like that fact that her father may be having an affair. And then there’s the one that she can barely … Continue reading Book Review of “It’s Not Like It’s A Secret” by Misa Sugiura

Book Review of “Piecing Me Together” by Renée Watson

Genre: Realistic Fiction, YA Fiction Rating: 5/5 ⭐️ Summary: Jade believes she must get out of her neighborhood if she’s ever going to succeed. Her mother says she has to take every opportunity. She has. She accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities. But some opportunities feel … Continue reading Book Review of “Piecing Me Together” by Renée Watson

Book Review of “Simon vs The Homosapien Agenda” by Becky Albertalli

Genre: YA Fiction, LGBT, Contemporary Rating: 4/5 ⭐️ Summary: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman … Continue reading Book Review of “Simon vs The Homosapien Agenda” by Becky Albertalli

Book Review of “Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets” by J.K Rowling

Genre: Fantasy, Fiction and Young Adult Rating: 4/5 ⭐️ Summary:  The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who … Continue reading Book Review of “Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets” by J.K Rowling

Book Review of “When Dimple Met Rishi” by Sandhya Menon

Genre: Romance, YA Fiction and Contemporary Rating: 3/5 ⭐️ Summary: Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If … Continue reading Book Review of “When Dimple Met Rishi” by Sandhya Menon

Book Review of “One Of Us Is Lying” by Karen M. McManus

Genre: YA Fiction, Mystery, Contemporary  Rating: 3/5 ⭐️ Summary:  One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students … Continue reading Book Review of “One Of Us Is Lying” by Karen M. McManus

Book Review of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Genre: YA Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Summary: What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them… all at once? Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s … Continue reading Book Review of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han