Genre: romance, mental illness Age Group: young adult Trigger Warnings: vivid descriptions of self harm Synopsis: At seventeen, Norah has accepted that the four walls of her house delineate her life. She knows that fearing everything from inland tsunamis to odd numbers is irrational, but her mind insists the world outside is too big,… Continue reading REVIEW | Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall
Hey! I've been meaning to write this post for a while and I thought I had already written it but apparently not! This is just a list of books with autistic main character's that are written by autistic people. I have only read one of them, but I have autistic friends whose opinions of which… Continue reading Books With Autistic MC’s Written By Autistics
Genre: science-fiction, romance, young adult Synopsis In 2157, the Adryil—an advanced race of telepathic humanoids—contacted Earth. A century later, 15-year-old violist Iris Lei considers herself lucky to attend Papilio, a prestigious performing arts school powered by their technology. Born penniless, Iris’s one shot at a better life is to attract an Adryil patron. But only the… Continue reading REVIEW | Starswept by Mary Fan
Hey! July seemed to absolutely zoom past, I don't even know where it's gone. I'm kind of dreading going back to college, which is really soon now! On the positive side, this month is my birthday month! I'm 21! Yay! I'm super excited. This month I bought myself two books and then four people were… Continue reading July Book Haul!
Publisher: Self-published on Amazon, April 2017 Pages: 119, Kindle Synopsis: Lily Ferrari enjoys having control over every detail of her life. Ever since she left her parents' house to gain her freedom, she decided to fully own her autonomy. But an unexpected visit from her little brother may change the path she chooses to follow.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Paths We Choose by M.Hollis
Hey! I see so many diverse books circulating the book community and I have yet to be able to afford to buy any of them (but my birthday is coming up in a few short weeks, yay!) so instead of talking about diverse books I have read, why not talk about the books that I… Continue reading Ten Diverse Books I Want to Read
Genre: contemporary, romance, young adult Rep: Jewish, fat girl, fat boy, f/f relationships (including pansexual and bisexual), anxiety, POC, etc. Pages: 336, British paperback Publisher: Penguin "I don't entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances" Molly Peskin-Suso knows… Continue reading REVIEW: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli