By Genre

Banned Books Week 2016

Banned Books Week – The Unspoken Factor in the Banning of Diverse Books

It’s here, it’s finally here! From September 25 to October 1, the literature world is celebrating Banned Books Week. The theme this year is something close to my heart as a female of color: it’s about celebrating diversity and the books that contain them. I mean, it should be common sense, right? Of course we should celebrate […] Read more…

Redemption - An alternate take on Dystopian books for teens

Redemption – An alternate take on dystopian books for teens

Okay, let’s face it: bookstores have been flooded with dystopian books for teens ever since the release of The Hunger Games. Now, I don’t have a problem with that; I love the genre, after all, and who doesn’t want to read about suffering children? (What? Just me? Seriously? Okay then.) But with the flooding of the good comes […] Read more…

Little Red Riding Hood in a Werewolf Book Series?

Little Red Riding Hood in a Werewolf Book Series?

Yep, you’ve read it right: this review is for a book about Little Red Riding Hood, if she were in a werewolf book series. As you can probably tell, Little Red Riding Hood: Werewolf Slayer by Carl Waters is a retelling of the classic fairytale of Little Red Riding hood. Except instead of the helpless little girl […] Read more…

Good Books for Young Adults - The Dream Thieves

Good Books for Young Adults – The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

There are so many YA books flooding the market right now that good books for young adults can be difficult to find. How do you choose which book to bring to the cashier from all the colorful, tempting covers on the shelves? Well, let me get you in on a secret: Maggie Stiefvater. Maggie Stiefvater is a magician with words and […] Read more…

1 2