A Neon Darkness by Lauren Shippen

A Neon Darkness (The Bright Session #2) by Lauren Shippen eARC, 256 pages Published September 29th 2020 by Tor Teen The second Bright Sessions novel from creator Lauren Shippen that asks: “What if the X-Men, instead of becoming superheroes, decided to spend some time in therapy?” Los Angeles, 2006. Eighteen-year-old Robert Gorham arrives in L.A. … More A Neon Darkness by Lauren Shippen

Deadly Little Scandals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes // The Debutantes Strike Again

Deadly Little Scandals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Kindle Edition, 352 pages Published November 4th 2019 by Freeform “Think of the White Gloves like the Junior League-by way of Skull and Bones?” Reluctant debutante Sawyer Taft joined Southern high society for one reason and one reason alone: to identify and locate her biological father. But the answers … More Deadly Little Scandals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes // The Debutantes Strike Again

Where We Go From Here by Lucas Rocha // A must-read thought provoking book about HIV

Where We Go From Here by Lucas Rocha eARC, 288 pages Published June 2nd 2020 by Push ✰✰✰✰.5/5 stars An absorbing debut novel about three gay young adults in Brazil whose lives become intertwined in the face of HIV, perfect for fans of Adam Silvera and Bill Konigsberg Ian has just been diagnosed with HIV. Victor, … More Where We Go From Here by Lucas Rocha // A must-read thought provoking book about HIV

You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman // Hello, new favorite!

You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman eARC, 273 pages Published March 5th 2019 by Sourcebooks Fire ✰✰✰✰✰ Senior Ariel Stone is the perfect college applicant: first chair violin, dedicated community volunteer, and expected valedictorian. He works hard – really hard – to make his life look effortless. A failed Calculus quiz is not part … More You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman // Hello, new favorite!

The Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho

Before we start, I would like to ask you, dear readers, to join the fight and use your voice in fighting inequality and injustice for Black Lives Matter. Here are some resources for you to help: (So far) the most comprehensive web of resources for petitions, donations, text/calls, for protesters, and other resources: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ If … More The Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon ebook, Riveted, 594 pages Published May 30th, 2017 ✰✰✰✰.5 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.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on … More When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Kindle Edition, 400 pages Published November 6th 2018 by Freeform ✰✰✰✰.5 “I’m not saying this is Sawyer’s fault,” the prim and proper one said delicately. “But.” Eighteen-year-old auto mechanic Sawyer Taft did not expect her estranged grandmother to show up at her apartment door and offer her a six-figure … More Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Double Review: The Unspoken Name by A.K Larkwood and Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

The Unspoken Name by A.K Larkwood eARC, 436 pages Published February 11th 2020 by Tor Books ✰ What if you knew how and when you will die? Csorwe does. She will climb the mountain, enter the Shrine of the Unspoken, and gain the most honored title: sacrifice. On the day of her foretold death, however, … More Double Review: The Unspoken Name by A.K Larkwood and Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

The Friend Scheme by Cale Dietrich // Love the romance, need more action, hate the ending

The Friend Scheme by Cale Dietrich e-ARC, 232 pages Expected publication: May 26th 2020 by Feiwel & Friends ✰✰✰.5 Part thriller, part romance, The Friend Scheme is another twisty #ownvoices YA novel from Cale Dietrich, author of The Love Interest. High schooler Matt’s father is rich, powerful, and seemingly untouchable—a criminal with high hopes that his son will … More The Friend Scheme by Cale Dietrich // Love the romance, need more action, hate the ending