Title: Simone Breaks All The Rules Author: Debbie Rigaud Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication Date: June 1st, 2021 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Young Adult Romance Synopsis: Her strict Haitian immigrant parents enforce no-dating rules and curfews, and send Simone to an all-girls school. As for prom? Simone is allowed to go on one condition: her parents… Continue reading Book Review: Simone Breaks All The Rules
Title: The Cost of Knowing Author: Britney Morris Publisher: Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Publication Date: April 6th, 2021 Genres: Young Adult Contemporary ARC from SIimon Teen and Coloured Pages Book Tours Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus is trying his best. He tries to be the best employee he can be at the local ice… Continue reading Book Review: The Cost Of Knowing
My Most Anticipated YA Releases Title: Zara Hossain Is Here Author: Sabina Khan Release Date: April 6th 2021 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Pakistani immigrant, Zara Hossain, has been leading a fairly typical life in Corpus Christi, Texas, since her family moved there for her father to work as a paediatrician. While dealing with the Islamophobia that she… Continue reading Whispers From The Stars: April 2021
Title: When Life Gives You Mangoes Author: Kereen Getten Publisher: October 20 2020 Publication Date: Delacorte Press Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Clara lives on an island that visitors call exotic. But there's nothing exotic about it to Clara. She loves eating ripe mangos off the ground, running outside in the rain with her… Continue reading Book Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes
Title: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication: May 19 2020 Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Synopsis: It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capital, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor… Continue reading Book Review: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes
Title: A Song Below Water Author: Bethany C. Marrow Publisher: Tor Teen Publication Date: June 2 2020 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Synopsis: Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to keep her siren identity under wraps in a society that wants to keep her kind under lock and key. Never mind she's also… Continue reading Book Review: A Song Below Water
Title: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication Date: June 2 2020 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Romance Synopsis: Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan… Continue reading Book Review: You Should See Me In A Crown
Most Anticipated Reads Title: Star Daughter Author: Shveta Thakrar Expected Release Date: August 11 2020 Synopsis: This gorgeously imagined YA debut blends shades of Neil Gaiman's Stardust and a breathtaking landscape of Hindu mythology into a radiant contemporary fantasy. The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to… Continue reading Whispers From The Stars: August 2020
I was never one to feel the full effects (or any in some cases) from Horror Media (Movies, Books Etc) but Mexican Gothic has a subtle horror element the slowly creeps up on you as the story goes along. You don't even what's happening until you're feeling the full effects of unease.
My most anticipated releases and TBR for June 2020.