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

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

Rating: 3/5 ⭐️ Genre: YA Fiction, Teen 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 she … 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 the … Continue reading Book Review of City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

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