The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah.

“A remarkable story about the power of choosing tolerance from one of the most important voices in contemporary Muslim literature, critically acclaimed author Randa Abdel-Fattah.” (Blurb) This book is very relevant in the world we live in today as it explores immigration. We meet a boy and girl on the opposite sides of political lines, […]

Right Text Wrong Number by Natalie Decker Reid

Right Text Wrong Number Natalie Decker (Offsides, #1) Published by: Swoon Romance Publication date: July 11th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult High school juniors, Layla and Tyler, are complete opposites. Sure she’s a cheerleader and he’s a football player, but she thinks he’s the biggest jerk in the school and he thinks she is […]

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers Most sixteen-year-olds shouldn’t know where museums keep their rarest jewels (the basement) and they really shouldn’t know that vans make the worst getaway cars. But for Marisol Flores, a life of jewel thievery is a birthright handed down from generation to generation, even if she didn’t […]

Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMuller

“A girl discovers her boarding school is actually an elite spy-training program, and she must learn the skills of the trade in order to find her mother in this action-packed middle grade debut.” (Blurb) This is definitely the summer of female heroes thanks to Wonder Woman. Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls is a little […]

FEATURE POST! Re-Release of Delia’s Crossing by V.C. Andrews

Fiction Finds Foothold with Immigration Issues: V.C. Andrews® Ignites Dialogue with the Re-Release of Delia’s Crossing By Andrew Neiderman There is no mystery as to why the publication of Delia’s Crossing, first in a three-book Series featuring a Latino main character, has since been aptly called “The Latino Cinderella.” Delia’s Cinderella reference comes from the […]

CHASING EVELINE Author: Leslie Hauser

    Title: CHASING EVELINE Author: Leslie Hauser Pub. Date: July 11, 2017 Publisher: Pen Name Publishing Pages: 300 Formats: Paperback, eBook Find it: Amazon, Barnes& Noble, TBD, Goodreads   Sixteen-year-old Ivy Higgins is the only student at Carmel Heights High School who listens to cassettes. And her binder is the only one decorated with album artwork by 80s band Chasing Eveline. Despite being broken-up […]

Dear Reader by Mary O’Connell

Dear Reader, I could not put this book down. I needed to see it through. Strange but fun, weird but charming, it was very entertaining. Dear Reader, do yourself a favor and read this strange little book.  

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maureen Goo

THIS BOOK! OMG! I adored it!! I was drawn to this book because of the K-Dramas, I have a few friends who are so obsessed with them! I have steered clear of K-Dramas with the fear that I would only add to my obsession filled life. After reading this book, I felt like I was […]

Dive Into Diversity This Summer With These YA Titles!

A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. 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.” […]

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

“When Dimple Met Rishi follows two Indian-American teens whose parents conspire to arrange their marriage.” Oh I am in LOVE! In love with Dimple and Rishi! Dimple and Rishi know their parents would like them to marry, it’s been sort of arranged since they were babies. So when these two teens finally meet at a […]