This week was Trans Awareness Week where transgender and transexual people were honored and others were educated. To contribute to spreading Transgender/Transexual awareness, here are some of my favorite books with trans main characters and books I want to read with trans characters. Please be aware that I am not transgender, so I cannot say … Continue reading Books That Feature Transgender MC’s! #TransAwarenessWeek
This week (Oct. 2 -8th) is Mental Illness Awareness Week. This week is dedicated to raising awareness & highlighting mental illness/health. Personally, I struggle with depression, anxiety and social anxiety. Here is a list of Young Adult Realistic Fiction books that I have connected to and want to recommend because the representation is valid. Feel … Continue reading MIAW: Favorite YA Books That Represent Mental Illness!
Happy Banned Books Week! There are so many great books that have been banned from schools or libraries that are great reads! To celebrate Banned Books Week, I will be recommending five of my favorite banned or challenged books. I decided to change my post up and I will be doing this Blind Date With … Continue reading Banned Books Week: Blind Date with a Banned Book
This week (9/17 - 9/23) is Bi Visibility Week, which recgonizes the B in LGBTQIAP+ that stands for bisexual. I love all of my bisexual friends and I wanted to showcase some of my favorite books that I've read with bisexual representation + books I want to read that feature bisexuality for Bi Visibility Week. If … Continue reading Bi Visibility Week – YA Books Featuring Bisexual Characters
I had a pretty solid summer of reading and I wanted to showcase some of my favorite reads from the summer! Here are just a few of them. HOW TO MAKE A WISH by Ashley Herring Blake quickly became a favorite of mine when I devoured it toward the beginning of my summer, in May. We … Continue reading My Favorite Summer Reads of 2017
Better late than never, June was Pride Month for the LGBTQPIA+ community. I love reading about characters in this community to better my knowledge. In June, I read LGBTQIAP+ characters and I found some new favorites. In this post, I will be recommending some of my favorites that I've read! I have this same post … Continue reading LGBTQIAP+ Book Recommendations
I'll be in New York City this weekend for Bookcon 2017! I'm so excited so I thought I would recommend some books that are set in New York! If you're going to Bookcon and you missed my Tips to a Successful Bookcon 2017 don't forget to read it, I think I give some good advice. … Continue reading Five YA Books Set in New York
Spring is here! Here in Philadelphia, I'm still waiting for spring to fully arrive! It's peaking but not quite here yet. Spring is the season for Contemporaries...the weather is getting nice and everyone just wants to read a cute Contemporary romance. My primary genre to read is Contemporary and so I am going to recommend … Continue reading Five Underrated Contemporary Books To Read This Spring!
I recently posted a Gilmore Girls 2.0 Book Tag, and I was thinking of some books that are relatable to the show? It inspired this post, here are five books that you should read (if you haven't) if you're a fan of Gilmore Girls! Also, you should just read them anyway. I also posted a video on … Continue reading 5 Books to Read If You Like Gilmore Girls
YOUNG ADULT DIVERSE BOOKS TO READ To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han - Korean American culture is represented in this story of a girl who's love letters she has wrote get secretly sent out. In Real Life by Jessica Love - Korean female protagonist, best friend is Mexican. Hannah, her sister … Continue reading Ten Young Adult Contemporary Diverse Reads