Book Review: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

An unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that can bind or divide us from each other. Moving forward and backward in time, Jacqueline Woodson's taut and powerful new novel uncovers the role that history and community have played in the experiences, decisions, … Continue reading Book Review: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Book Review: Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

A powerful coming-of-age story about grief, guilt, and the risks a Filipino-American teenager takes to uncover the truth about his cousin's murder. Jay Reguero plans to spend the last semester of his senior year playing video games before heading to the University of Michigan in the fall. But when he discovers that his Filipino cousin … Continue reading Book Review: Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

Book Review: Stay a Little Longer by Dawn Lanuza

They were perfect strangers—all perks, no strings. Until they weren't. Elan wasn’t supposed to meet Caty. She lived halfway around the world, and he barely left Manila. Yet here he was, giving her a ride to the airport. Convinced that they would never have to see each other again after that day, Elan and Caty started to bond over … Continue reading Book Review: Stay a Little Longer by Dawn Lanuza

Book Review: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Avecedo

ISBN: 0062662856 Title: With the Fire on High Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: May 7th 2019 No. of Pages: 400 Genre: YA Contemporary With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni Santiago has to make the tough decisions, and do what must be done. The … Continue reading Book Review: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Avecedo

INT Blog Tour: Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck & Fortune by Roselle Lim

Thank you so much to Roselle Lim and to her Publisher, Penguin Random House and Berkley Romance for letting me host the international blog tour of Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune! Close friends of mine already know that I am a huge fan of Helen Hoang and when Helen Hoang introduced this book … Continue reading INT Blog Tour: Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck & Fortune by Roselle Lim

Book Review: The Art of Losing by Lizzy Manson

On one terrible night, 17-year-old Harley Langston’s life changes forever. At a party she discovers her younger sister, Audrey, hooking up with her boyfriend, Mike—and she abandons them both in a rage. When Mike drunkenly attempts to drive Audrey home, he crashes and Audrey ends up in a coma. Now Harley is left with guilt, … Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Losing by Lizzy Manson