Our Stories, Our Voices — Amy Reed

TITLE: Our Stories, Our Voices EDITOR: Amy Reed RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS:From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America. This collection of twenty-one essays […]

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings EDITORS: Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman RELEASES: June 26th, 2018; Greenwillow Books GENRE: Fantasy/Sci-fi/Contemporary; Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate. Compiled by We Need Diverse Books’s Ellen […]

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Fresh Ink — Lamar Giles (ARC/Anthology Review)

  TITLE: Fresh Ink EDITOR: Lamar Giles RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Crown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary, Sci-fi, Anthology AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Careful–you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding twelve stories with endings that are still being written–whose next chapters are up to you. Because these stories are meant to be […]

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Girl Made of Stars – Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

What else is there to do? What else is there for any girl to do, when everyone but her can forget everything like a random bad dream? After breaking up with her girlfriend/best friend, Mara’s greatest comfort comes from her twin brother, Owen – until her best friend accuses him of rape, and Mara’s entire […]

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #7

The goal of this meme is to take a moment every Thursday to highlight 3 diverse books: one from your TBR, one you read and enjoyed, and one that’s not yet released! I want to give you guys an idea of the rep each book offers, but with books that are still on my TBR, […]

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #6

The goal of this meme is to take a moment every Thursday to highlight 3 diverse books: one from your TBR, one you read and enjoyed, and one that’s not yet released! I want to give you guys an idea of the rep each book offers, but with books that are still on my TBR, […]

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5

The goal of this meme is to take a moment every Thursday to highlight 3 diverse books: one from your TBR, one you read and enjoyed, and one that’s not yet released! I want to give you guys an idea of the rep each book offers, but with books that are still on my TBR, […]

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