My Government Means to Kill Me

My Government Means to Kill Me by Rasheed Newson, Can be read in a few nights depending on your speed, Adult “See, even during a pandemic, racism never fails to insert itself into the equation.” ~p. 115 Told through the lens of Earl “Trey” Singleton as he survives his first few years living on his ownContinue reading “My Government Means to Kill Me”

Jasmine Zumideh Needs a Win

Jasmine Zumideh Needs a Win by Susan Azim Boyer, Can be read in a few nights depending on your speed, Young Adult (Thanks to Book Sparks for the gifted copy!) Jasmine Zumideh Needs a Win is a perfect example of why diverse YA books are so needed, but also a perfect example of why YA books canContinue reading “Jasmine Zumideh Needs a Win”

Year of the Tiger

Year of the Tiger by Alice Wong, Can be read in a few nights depending on your speed, Memoir A quote that I really appreciated: “No one is disposable or invisible.” p. 273 I’ll admit I didn’t know who Alice Wong was until very recently, but for several years now I have learned a lot aboutContinue reading “Year of the Tiger”

Firekeeper’s Daughter

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley Can be read in a few nights depending on your speed, Young Adult A quote that I really appreciated: “Wisdom is not bestowed. In its raw state, it is the heartbreak of knowing things you wish you didn’t.” Daunis, p. 393 This book has been on my radar ever since itsContinue reading “Firekeeper’s Daughter”

The Sunbearer Trials

The Sunbearer Trials by Aiden Thomas, Can be read in a few nights depending on your speed, Young Adult (Also, a quick reminder that if you aren’t following me on Instagram, please do! I’m much more active there with lots of other book content and not just my reviews.) “A single choice could end the world.”Continue reading “The Sunbearer Trials”