Contemporary Literature · Poetry · Young Adult

The Poet X

This book is one of the three I let myself buy when I was at Powell’s (vacation means of course I was going to visit famous bookstores) a few months ago. This is one of those books that has the perfect mix of a gorgeous and artistic cover, an important contemporary and diverse premise, and… Continue reading The Poet X

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Contemporary Literature · Poetry · Young Adult

Long Way Down

I cannot remember where I first heard about this book, but I do know that I ordered it as soon as I saw it/learned what it was about. On theme with the recent increase of YA literature that tackles important social and equality-based themes, particularly those that are violence and race related (i.e THUG), this… Continue reading Long Way Down