Read Me Like a Book Blog Tour | Guest Post

  Hello friends and welcome to my stop on the Read Me Like a Book blog tour! Liz Kessler is best known for her Emily Windsnap middle grade series and this is her first foray into the YA realm. Kessler actually wrote RMLAB ten years ago but now finally the time is right for this lesbian coming out story to […]

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Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

It’s the summer of 1977 and it’s a dark time for New York. The city is on edge due to the Son of Sam serial killer, and a 25-hour blackout brings out looters and arsonists. Recent high school grad Nora López is trying to make plans for the future and leave her troubled home life […]

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Book Review: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender is a unique story that reads like a dark fairy tale. Ava Lavender recounts the story of the Roux family, from the origins of her grandmother Emilienne’s bakery to her mother’s hopeless love for Ava’s father. The unusual story sparkles with magical realism and fairy tale language, and the descriptions of […]

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Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass Audiobook Review

It’s a shame that the first time this book got my attention is during banned book week, when both this title and Eleanor & Park were in the news. Regardless, I’m happy that the book challenge put Yaqui on my radar so I could read this unforgettable book about a bullied girl. Yaqui Delgado Wants […]

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