The Official Description: Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can’t get rid of him. When his traditional Latinx family has problems accepting his gender, Yadriel becomes determined to prove himself a real brujo. With the help of his cousin and best friend Maritza, he performs the ritual himself, and then sets out to… Continue reading REVIEW: Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
The Official Description: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets Clueless, inspired by Grease. When Ollie meets his dream guy, Will, over summer break, he thinks he’s found his Happily Ever After. But once summer’s ended, Will stops texting him back, and Ollie finds himself one prince short of a fairytale ending. To complicate the fairytale… Continue reading REVIEW: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales
The Official Description: Nandan’s got a plan to make his junior year perfect. He’s going to make sure all the parties are chill, he’s going to smooth things over with his ex, and he’s going to help his friend Dave get into the popular crowd—whether Dave wants to or not. The high school social scene might… Continue reading REVIEW: We Are Totally Normal by Rahul Kanakia
I read "Red, White & Royal Blue" in one day and I'm pleased to admit that I cried through the last quarter of it. This book is exactly the balm that my poor, battered, immigrant-Canadian heart needed. It's probably not lost on anyone that the past few years have been a challenging time to survive… Continue reading Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
The short blurb bit: Lock isn't your average guy. He's socially awkward, honest to a fault and anxious - oh so anxious. He counts when he's nervous and he's nervous a lot. “It’s complicated,” he interrupts then adds, “Like, beyond complicated. Like, solving a Rubik’s cube while hurtling off a cliff and knitting your own… Continue reading Review: Lock & West by Alexander C. Eberhart is beautiful and painful
The short blurb bit: Dino doesn't have a problem with being around dead bodies, his family runs a funeral home. In fact, it's expected that Dino will continue in the family business once he's done with school. Then July dies. Once upon a time, she was Dino's best friend ... but things changed about the… Continue reading Review: The Past And Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson is … amazing.
The Perfect Shine is about a lot of things, but I think what stood out most for me, is that it's about figuring out who you are, and I will always read the hell out of that kind of story This book follows Jackson Meade and his best friend Blake Renault. From the day they… Continue reading Review: The Perfect Shine by J.K. Hogan