You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

You’ve Reached Sam is an incredible book about teens dealing with grief and loss. The writing matches the story perfectly, and navigates the digital theme incredibly. The characters are diverse and rich, and the friendships are beautiful.

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Bookish Brews Growth + Pinterest & Twitter Launch

We’ve come a long way together in the short time Bookish Brews has been around. Thank you for being a part of it. PLUS now you can follow Bookish Brews on Twitter & Pinterest. Hope to see you there!

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The Infinity Courts by Akemi Dawn Bowman | Review, Blog Tour, Giveaway

The Infinity Courts reminded me exactly why I love to read YA. I loved every bit of this book, and it had my undivided attention from the very start until the very end. The feeling of satisfaction after I finished reading this one was pure book bliss!

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Anna K. by Jenny Lee

Anna K. was exactly what I wanted, it was like glam, fun, twisty, intoxicating, and full of that incredibly overwhelming first love feeling. I was so incredibly happy to see a mixed main character, it took my breath away. Anyone can be as glam as they want, especially in books! Thank you, Jenny Lee!

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March Monthly Wrap Up

Can you believe it’s almost April? I felt like I barely read anything in March, but turns out I should just give myself more credit. Check out my monthly reads here!

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Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Dread Nation was an incredibly compelling read with young characters but definitely appeals to a much wider audience. Justina Ireland delivers a brilliant novel that tackles so many world issues that you will want to truly pay attention. I absolutely cannot wait to read the sequel to see more of this horrifying world.

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The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould

The Dead and the Dark is a wonderful, not so scary, queer ghost story. I absolutely loved the Dark in this book and the “humans are the real monster” dread that came through the entire novel. Courtney Gould definitely delivered in the atmosphere in this creepy rural Oregon town. Can’t wait for more of Gould’s books!

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Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

Wicked Fox is a delightfully fluffy read with just the right balance of twists, turns, and cheesy drama without being overwhelming and tacky. Kat Cho did a wonderful job keeping me on my toes and weaving in Korean folklore. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a lighter read. It was so fun!

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khōréō Magazine volume 1, issue 1

★★★★★
Everyone should check out khōréō. It was deeply personal to me, and I hope that it can be for others as well. If you are a member of any diaspora, this is for you. Your magazine. Read it, check it out, cry with me.

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War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

★★★
War Girls is a wonderful work of war time science fiction based in the strong relationship and sweet love of two sisters despite the odds. Tochi Onyebuchi writes a personal, action packed, fast paced story full of rich history and based on the Nigerian Civil War.

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