The Taking of Jake Livingston by Ryan Douglass

Published: 13 July 2021 Genres: Young Adult's Fiction, Supernatural, Romance, Contemporary Fiction, Thriller Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Audiobook Summary: The Taking of Jake Livingston tells the story of Jake and Sawyer, two gay males, struggling to understand how their sexuality fits into their sense of self through alternating chapters. Jake is one of the few... Continue Reading →

The Place Beyond Her Dreams by Oby Aligwekwe

Published: 16 March 2021 Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Paperback Summary: The Place Beyond Her Dreams is a fairytale based on aspects of West African culture. The story opens with the main character, Ona, being introduced to a boy named Okem. Ona lives with her grandparents and her grandfather... Continue Reading →

Quick Transmigration: Awakened as a Female Partner by Lán Guì (兰桂)

Chinese Title: 作精女配觉醒了[快穿] (Zuò Jīng Nü Pèi Juéxǐng Le [Kuài Chuān] Completed: 19 October 2020 Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Adult Fiction, Quick Transmigration*, Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Supernatural * Quick transmigration is a genre where the protagonist travels into the body of a person or character and have to live their life for a period... Continue Reading →

Vi by Kim Thúy and translated by Sheila Fischman

Published: 10 April 2018 Genres: Fiction, Bildungsroman*, Young Adult, Adult Fiction * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story Available as: Paperback, Ebook, Audiobook Interview with Kim Thúy Summary: Vi is narrated by the author, Kim Thúy, with a total length of three hours and 4 minutes. The story follows the journey of two generations. Through the... Continue Reading →

Parenthesis by Élodie Durand

Published: 9 February 2021 Genres: Graphic Novel, Memoir Available as: Paperback Summary: Parenthesis focuses on the character of Judith, based on the author's experience. The black-and-white drawings represent her journey as she struggles to piece together her memory and experience with epilepsy with the help of her friends and family. Review I would recommend this... Continue Reading →

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

Published: 12 September 2017 Genres: Young Adult Nonfiction, Biography Available as: Hardcover, Paperback, E-book Book Trailer Interview with Lisa Charleyboy Summary: #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women is an anthology with four themes that centres the voices of 58 female Native American contributors located in North America. These four themes are the ties that bind... Continue Reading →

Guide to Raising the Sick Villain by Xiǎohái Ài Chī Táng (小孩爱吃糖)

Chinese Title: 病弱反派饲养指南 (Bìngruò Fǎnpài Sìyǎng Zhǐnán) Completed: 6 December 2019 Genres: Romance, Drama, Josei*, Young Adult Fiction * Josei is a genre with a target audience of young adult females Available as: Webnovel Summary: Guide to Raising the Sick Villain is about a girl named Qiao Lan who transmigrates into a novel by accident... Continue Reading →

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki

Japanese Title: 食戟のソーマ (Shokugeki no Soma) Completed: 2 June 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Ecchi*, Shounen**, Young Adult Fiction, Drama * Ecchi is a genre with mild sexual aspects, a toned-down version of hentai (a genre with explicit sexual aspects) ** Shounen is a genre with a target audience of young teen males... Continue Reading →

Smile Down the Runway Volume 16 by Kotoba Inoya

Japanese Title: ランウェイで笑って (Runway de Waratte) Published: 1 December 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Shounen*, Slice of Life, Drama, Fiction * Shounen is a genre with a target audience of young teen males Available as: Manga, Anime Summary: Smile Down the Runway represents the journey of following ambitions and pursuing dreams as a high schooler. This... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: