Contemporary Literature · Young Adult

Anger Is a Gift

I don’t have a big or exciting intro about this one – it’s been on my TBR since I first read about its publication last year. The combination of it being available at the library as an audiobook just when I was looking for my next listen meant the time was right. Also, this ended… Continue reading Anger Is a Gift

ARC · Fantasy · Young Adult

Pet

I read Emezi’s debut novel, Freshwater, last year and was completely enthralled. It was unique and fascinating and like nothing I had ever read before. So I was pretty sure this was a novel I was going to read eventually no matter what the circumstances, but it moved up my TBR pretty quickly after it… Continue reading Pet

Contemporary Literature

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

This first novel by Ocean Vuong (who has previously published a collection of poetry that has been on my TBR for years) is the most recent book that I’ve seen sweeping the reading community. I’ve seen nothing but amazing reviews and recommendations and so I knew that, eventually, I’d want to read it. But I… Continue reading On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous