Book Review of “Dear Martin” by Nic Stone

Rating: 4/5 ⭐️ Genre: Realistic Fiction & YA Fiction Summary: Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut. Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League—but none of that matters to … Continue reading Book Review of “Dear Martin” by Nic Stone

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Book Review of “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

Rating: 5/5 ⭐️ Genre: YA Fiction, Realistic Fiction Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a … Continue reading Book Review of “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

Book Review of “A Week of Mondays” by Jessica Brody

Rating: 3/5 ⭐️ Genre: YA Fiction, Teen Fiction Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ellison Sparks is having a serious case of the Mondays. She gets a ticket for running a red light, she manages to take the world’s worst school picture, she bombs softball try-outs and her class election speech (note to self: never trust a cheerleader when … Continue reading Book Review of “A Week of Mondays” by Jessica Brody

Book Review of City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

  Rating: 1/5 ⭐️ Genre: Fantasy, Supernatural, YA fiction Summary: Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what's normal when you're a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of … Continue reading Book Review of City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare