We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez

A ripped-from-the-headlines novel of desperation, escape, and survival across the U.S.-Mexico border. Pulga, Chico, and Pequeña have no false illusions about the town they’ve grown up in and the dangers that surround them. Though their families–both biological and found–create a warm community for them, threats lurk around every corner. And when those threats become all […]

Diverse Darcy: Pride and Prejudice Adaptions for Modern Times

I live for Pride and Prejudice Adaptions!! They are my absolute favorite!!! I am so excited with all these Diverse Pride and Prejudice adaptions! Read On Janeites!!! MR. DARCY FOREVER!!! A modern-day Muslim Pride and Prejudice for a new generation of love. Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet […]

His Choice of Wife: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by Heather Moll

The time came for the women to leave the table, and for Elizabeth and her sister, it would be the most tedious hour, thrown on their own resources in the drawing room with no male company. Fortunately, the young gentlemen were of equal mind and forwent the pleasure of uninhibited talk and drink and soon […]

Darcy in Hollywood by Victoria Kincaid

A modern Pride and Prejudice variation. Rich and arrogant movie star, William Darcy, was a Hollywood heartthrob until a scandalous incident derailed his career. Now he can only hope that Tom Bennet’s prestigious but low budget indie film will restore his reputation. However, on the first day of filming, he nearly hits Bennet’s daughter, Elizabeth, […]

Superman:Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Pena

The fourth installment of the DC Icon series is finally here! “Superman: Dawnbreaker” is the book I have been waiting for. De la Peña takes a beloved character, creates a Smallville, very similar to towns in America, weaves an immigration subplot into a superhero mystery that is sure to capture the hearts of old and […]

Mr. Darcy FOREVER!!! More Pride and Prejudice Adaptions to LOVE!!

I live for Pride and Prejudice Adaptions!! They are my absolute favorite!!! Here are a few I have read recently and absolutely ADORED!!! Read On Janeites!!! MR. DARCY FOREVER!!! Award-winning author Sonali Dev launches a new series about the Rajes, an immigrant Indian family descended from royalty, who have built their lives in San Francisco… […]

The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena

One of my favorite books of the year so far is The Beauty of the Moment, this book has everything I love all packed up into 320 pages. A love story for the ages, a coming of age story for our time, this book a timely story. Malcolm and Susan are not two kids who […]

Throw by Rubén Degollado

Sometimes you read a story that resonates in you so powerfully, it feels as if it is part of your soul, Throw was that kind of story for me. I am a sucker for coming of age stories, The Outsiders was my favorite book growing and to this day still holds a special place in […]

Broken Lands by Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry returns to his world of “Rot and Ruin,” a Zombie series that is very popular on my campus with new characters, new story lines and new plot twists. I will admit, I am not much of a Zombie reader but I do love Jonathan Maberry and his work, so this book was a […]

96 Words for Love by Rachel Roy & Ava Dash

In this modern retelling of the classic Indian legend of Shakuntala and Dushyanta, we follow Raya as she embarks on a journey to spend a summer in India where her grandparents met and fell in love. Filled with culture, beautiful scenery, fun family dynamics and a boy who teaches her there are 96 different ways […]

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