My Thoughts: “Do you think you will fall in love with her?” I smile, because I know the answer, and that means I’m finally getting out of the LIC. There’s no way I can get it wrong, because the answer to this question has been drilled into me every single day I’ve been here. “It … Continue reading The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich: Blog Tour Review & Giveaway!
What To Do When Diverse Books Are Problematic This post is inspired by Everything, Everything, and the new movie release. Maybe some people don't know, but the book is deeply problematic, and many decide to gloss over the problematic aspects because the book is diverse. I think this has to be the big elephant in … Continue reading PSA: Diverse Books Can Be Problematic
What's #AsianLitBingo? Much like #DiversityBingo2017, this challenge is designed to pick out a line from the bingo board posted below, and read books that correspond to each space. This bingo is dedicated exclusively to books by Asian authors with Asian MCs. I really hope I can complete this bingo as I'm really horrible at staying … Continue reading #AsianLitBingo: My TBR!
"...that's the funny thing about wishes—only when one comes tru do you realize the full scope of that wish. What you really wanted. The beauty of it. The complexity. The cost." My tbr has been steadily taken over by #ownvoices reads and I honestly can’t complain. When I got approved on Netgalley for this novel … Continue reading How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Review]: A Thank You Letter
Cam's Thoughts: “It wasn’t enlightenment to live like you had no history and no consequences. The world wasn’t just made out of instants‒it was made out of plans, too, and the ability to learn from your mistakes” I’m a huge fan of cute contemporary YA novels but I don't pick them up very often. The … Continue reading Noteworthy by Riley Redgate [Reviews]: A Musical Journey to Self Discovery
My Thoughts “We’re not Grace Glasser or Eva Brighton. Just Grace and Eva. Two girls who need to feel young and free, need to feel like girls. Need to scream from the top of a lighthouse and eat peanut butter out of a jar and swear and accidentally brush up against each other and giggle … Continue reading How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake [Blog Tour Review]: A Book Close to My Heart
"Who Do You Write For?" I find this such an interesting question because, if you’re a kidlit author, the answer should seem obvious. Unfortunately, for some, it’s not. But let me say unequivocally, that I write for kids and teens. First and foremost and probably forever. I love that adults read my books. I’m an … Continue reading “Who Do You Write For?” A Guest Post by Ashley Blake, Author of How to Make a Wish