Contemporary Literature · Young Adult

With the Fire on High

I read Acevedo’s debut (and multiple award winning) novel The Poet X last year and LOVED it. So you know I was all about reading this, her second novel, as soon as I could. That’s about all the intro I have for this one, but just to make this a little longer, can we also… Continue reading With the Fire on High

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Contemporary Literature

The Mothers

I picked this up during a Book Outlet sale sometime last year, having seen it around with lots of positive reviews on bookstagram. Although the hype has sort of died down, since it’s now going on three years post-publication, I am firmly on the better late than never train (as per usual). And, in light… Continue reading The Mothers

Contemporary Literature · Speculative

Future Home of the Living God

I’ve only ever read one other book by Louise Erdrich, The Round House and was thoroughly impressed and emotionally drained by the book. It was a beautiful telling of a terrible story and tackles some serious issues around inequality and disparity faced by Native American peoples in the US. In any case, knowing what she was… Continue reading Future Home of the Living God