I finally read Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. It's an adorably cute story of love, trust, friendship, and self.
He insisted she get into the car. He just wanted to talk. The Kidnapping. A short story that's been floating around my head.
Thanks to author, Meiling Colorado, stopping by the blog to chat about her YA and sci-fi novel, Aftermath.
Post-war is meant to be easier, right? Aftermath by Meiling Colorado is the story of a community trying to move on but things get in the way.
Have you spent time in a border town? They are a little quirky with things you don't see in other places.
Abdi Nor Iftin and I both moved to the United States on the Diversity Visa. Except he came from war-torn Somalia. Call Me American is a fascinating memoir of bravery and growing up in war then moving to America.
Can science win them back? That's what Maya attempts in Chemistry Lessons: the new Young Adult novel by Meredith Goldstein.
How close do you really know the people around you? That's the question in Paper Towns by John Green in this YA novel.
Sixteen-year old Essie Hicks is the youngest child of an Evangelical christian family with a hit reality television show. She's also pregnant. The Book of Essie is a beautiful and tragic YA novel by Meghan MacLean Weir.
I have a weird phobia. I'm afraid of larger-than-normal flags and billboards. See, it's unusual and probably not that unique.
Dolly Rawlins' husband died in a robbery gone wrong and she's left with his ledgers, cash, and resources. So she recruits the other widows and finishes the job. Widows by Lynda La Plante is a crime thriller breaking stereotypes.
Will slug racing be the next big thing? I went to the 9th International Slug Race to find out.
Dating the new girl in a small town means geeky nerd Ray finally fits in. The History of Jane Doe by Michael Belanger is Ray's coming-of-age with love and loss and life (and possibly green cows) in a small town.
I thought I knew Kitty Genovese's murder as being a textbook example of bystander apathy, except I was wrong. My brain betrayed me.
The Good Girl by Mary Kubica is a story of abuse and power but, hey, it's all OK because they love each other. It's meant to be a thriller but it's Twilight for older women without the vampires.
A guide for how to resist the current nastiness in the world. How I Resist is edited by Maureen Johnson and contains essays, songs, and stories of different ways people resist.
It's controversial but I don't want Donald Trump impeached. The consequence would be President Mike Pence and from his track record, America would be worse off.
Josie and Alec are the best of friends, even chatting daily late into the night. Except Josie lives in 1915 and Alec lives in 2015. The Boy from Tomorrow by Camille DeAngelis is a cute children's story of best friends, even across time.
It's Springtime and time for an Ask Me post. We talk about inappropriate Pokémon Go stops, veganism, and compare American and Australian chocolate.
Sally Green's new series: The Smoke Thieves has been released. A fantasy series with five characters and a battle of countries.