This Is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi: An Amazing Tale of Friendship, Mental Health, & Indie Bookstores

This Is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi is a diverse young adult contemporary novel that revolves around a group of ladies who work at a bookshop called Wild Nights Bookstore. When they discover that the bookstore is about close up shop for good, they come together to and try save a place that has become a sanctuary for each of them in their own unique ways.

Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home edited by Adi Alsaid: A Remarkably Comforting, Coming-of-Age Anthology of Heartfelt Diverse Immigrant Identities

Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home edited by Adi Alsaid is a young adult anthology of short stories about the immigrant experiences. Each tale is an #OwnVoices story and includes a plethora of identities including first, second, and third generation immigrants as well as folx with Fijian, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Korean, and…

It’s a Whole Spiel edited by Katherine Locke & Laura Silverman – A Delightfully Diverse YA Anthology that Explores Individuality Amid Jewish Identities

It’s a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, & Other Jewish Stories edited by Katherine Locke and Laura Silverman is an #OwnVoices YA anthology of short stories that explore many themes and experiences relating to Jewish identities. I received an ARC (Advanced Reader’s Copy) of this book last summer, when I first read it, and then I…

Markswoman (Asiana #1) by Rati Mehrotra – Book Review

Markswoman by Rati Mehrotra is an #OwnVoices Indian, young adult fantasy novel that is the first instalment in the Asiana book series. I was so damn excited when I found this novel because it sounded like it was going to be full of neat fantasy elements and a strong, powerful female protagonist. While it did…

August’s Reading Wrap-Up (2018)

Good morning bibliophiles and otaku friends! I hope that your Saturday morning is off to a good start so far. My weekend will be spent doing homework and working, which means I’ll be reading and writing a lot. However, I don’t mind at all as I love doing both of those things! August was a…

Humongous Holiday Books & Novelty Socks Haul!

Good morning and happy Friday to you all! With the weekend upon us, I decided to catalogue all of the books that I received during the holidays so that Sir Betrothed and I can spend the entire weekend marathoning video games. We began doing this to celebrate the end of 2017, and it’s been so…