By Tqwana B. Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can finally break out the Christmas Playlist, and my favorite part of the season – holiday romances! Okay, second favorite, because presents! *Sings It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year* We’re just going to pretend that I didn’t start decorating 2 weeks ago… My list … Continue reading Give Love on Christmas Day…with Book Recs!
By Tqwana B. Valentine’s Day is next week, so every media outlet is trotting out their hot take on romance novel ‘guilty pleasures.’ Guilty? Excuse me?? ‘Tis the season, I guess. Many, if not all, will probably be snarky, condescending, and dismissive in tone. God forbid that positive, women-centered literature should be taken seriously. It’s … Continue reading How Romance Novels Helped Save Me
Hey there! We have a guest review today from one of my favorite people in the world. Let me introduce you to Ken Torres. Show him some love and hopefully he’ll keep writing reviews. — TQ *************************** Ken is an old soul trapped in a young adult body. He pretty much gives any book recommended … Continue reading From the Bibliofile: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
By Heather A. 4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Synopsis: Nix has spent her entire life aboard her father’s ship, sailing across the centuries, across the world, across myth and imagination. As long as her father has a map for it, he can sail to any time, any place, real or imagined: nineteenth-century China, the land from … Continue reading REVIEW: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
By Heather A. There was a pretty horrendous article published this week written by a teacher/author making fun of young adult literature and how it’s ruining society. Here’s some books you can check out that definitely fit this bill. They are so awful you should probably read them twice just to be sure. (Since this is … Continue reading 11 YA Books That are Destroying Teen Readers #FridayReads