Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. When she doesn’t show for the second day, or second week, Claudia knows that something is wrong. Monday wouldn’t just leave […]

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Sometimes a book needs no words…it need advocates, it needs book pushers, it needs people to put it in the hands of our youth. Dear Martin is one of those books. Let’s put it in our libraries, in our schools, and in the hands of our future.

Together Tea by Marjan Kamali

City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie Anderson

A bad ass heroine, a perfectly paced plot, a griping story line, filled with mystery and intrigue. City of Saints and Thieves is a mind racing, spine tingling, spell binding adventure! The characters in this story are so real you feel them in your heart and soul. Set in the streets of Kenya, this book  […]

What to Read After Harry Potter~Middle Grade Magic

I was about 6 months pregnant when Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was released.  I read the book aloud to the baby in my belly. When this baby was 5 he wanted a Harry Potter party. I went a bit nuts…. chocolate frogs, pretzel wands, snitch pins, Harry glasses, lighting bolt tattoos, Hogwarts […]

The Growing Diversity in YA Novels! #IReadYA #WeNeedDiverseBooks

In the past few years, we have seen a growing trend in diverse YA novels.  We are seeing more and more books written about people with different backgrounds, ethnicity, cultures BY writers of diverse backgrounds, ethnicity, cultures and it’s ABOUT TIME! Here are a few Diverse books, rich with culture that I have really enjoyed. […]