Nov 16, 2017

What YA needs to get right about teens

YA might be about teens, and majorly catered to a teen audience - although we all know that teens are not the only audience of Young Adult fiction - but it doesn't mean that all YA books get teens right. It might be largely due to the fact that they are most often not written by teens, and therefore sometimes YA sometimes portrays teens in a way how the world thinks they are like. Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against adult YA authors, but here's some things that YA needs to get right about teens in the way they're portrayed.


Nov 1, 2017

Inspiration behind Beasts Made of Night || A Guest Post by Tochi Onyebuchi


Welcome to my stop of the Beasts Made of Night Blog Tour! The book is one of my most anticipated reads of 2017, and I am so excited to share a guest post by the author, on the inspiration behind this intriguing fantasy.

Oct 24, 2017

An unflinching,unapologetic story || Dear Martin by Nic Stone ( Review + Blog Tour + Giveaway )


Hello my lovely bookworms, let me welcome you today to my stop of the Dear Martin blog tour! ( It was supposed to be yesterday, actually, but scatterbrained Mishma messed up her dates *facepalm*) This book is amazing, and you all HAVE to read it! Let's delve further into why Dear Martin is hands down one of the best books of this year.


Dear Martin

Title : Dear Martin
Author : Nic Stone
Publisher : Crown
Release Date : October 17th 2017
Synopsis

Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut.

Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League—but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates.

Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out.

Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up—way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack