American Dreamer by Adriana Herrera, performed by Sean Crisden. Carina Press. 2019. Content Warnings for review: Discussion of racism, familial estrangement, abuse, queer hatred. I have such complicated, strong, mixed feelings about this book. There is so much I loved about it, for much of the story. And there is a later plot twist in … Continue reading Review of American Dreamer
Recently, the wonderful Dahlia Adler did a thread on Twitter where she recommended five good books for each letter in the alphabet. She suggested I might do a similar set of recs, and that sounded like a lot of fun to me, so I have decided to do a weekly series of alphabet-based book recommendations. Here is … Continue reading Alpha Recs: G
Her Christmas Cookie by Katrina Jackson. 2018. Her Christmas Cookie is the fourth book in the Welcome to Seaport series by Katrina Jackson. All of the books are wonderful. This book will be much more satisfying if you read it after reading From Scratch, which is a delight and definitely worth the read regardless. It … Continue reading Review of Her Christmas Cookie
It's no secret how much I adore Talia Hibbert's work. She is one of my instabuy authors, as she writes characters I fall hard for and want to be friends with, pining that's excruciatingly delicious, and books I cannot put down. I fell so hard for Hannah in Untouchable. Fell for her and felt for … Continue reading Interview with Talia Hibbert
I'm so excited to share an excerpt from You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P! by Alex Gino, a middle grade book from one of my favorite kidlit authors, one that is especially needed right now, and comes out September 25! Here is a note from the author about the excerpt. Jilly Pirillo, the white, hearing … Continue reading Excerpt from You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!