If It Makes You Happy | A Book Review

If It Makes You Happy By Claire Kann Summary High school finally behind her, Winnie is all set to attend college in the fall. But first she's spending her summer days working at her granny’s diner and begins spending her midnights with Dallas—the boy she loves to hate and hates that she likes. Winnie lives…

Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune | A Book Review

Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim Summary At the news of her mother's death, Natalie Tan returns home. The two women hadn't spoken since Natalie left in anger seven years ago, when her mother refused to support her chosen career as a chef. Natalie is shocked to discover the vibrant neighborhood…

Tell Me How You Really Feel | A Book Review

Tell Me How You Really Feel By Aminah Mae Safi Summary Sana Khan is a cheerleader and a straight A student. She's the classic (somewhat obnoxious) overachiever determined to win. Rachel Recht is a wannabe director who's obsesssed with movies and ready to make her own masterpiece. As she's casting her senior film project, she…

I’m Only Reading Queer Books This Month | June 2019 TBR

Happy Pride my people!! I've been saving a bunch of these books (definitely intentionally not reading them) specifically for pride month! I have a pretty ambitious tbr, but I believe in myself and that's all that matters If you're planning on reading any of these books please let me know so we can chat/squeal/cry over…

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Books| May 2019 Wrap-up

So, I attempted *attempted* to participate in two separate readathons this month. Was I successful? If by that you mean did I read quite a few books, then yes. If you mean did I complete all of the prompts, then no. I’m pretty sure each readathon had only *1* required book, and I failed to…

The Wise and the Wicked | A Book Review

The Wise and the Wicked by Rebecca Podos Summary Ruby Chernyavsky has been told the stories since she was a child: The women in her family, once possessed of great magical abilities to remake lives and stave off death itself, were forced to flee their Russian home for America in order to escape the fearful…