A bunch of books I read and loved | June 2019 Wrap-Up

So my plan of reading only queer books in June kind of really failed. This is what happens when you have a million library holds and ONLY books you weren't planning on reading were fulfilled. I would say I had a pretty good reading month in terms of quality and probably low/average in terms of…

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…

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…

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…