Top 5 Books Written By & Featuring People of Color | Top 5 Tuesdays

Hi all! This is just to say that Top 5 Tuesdays and their topics are brought to you by Shanah @ the Bionic Bookworm. Check out her blog, she’s awesome! Though she is taking a break this month, I wanted to carry on with the exercise and I'll just be picking my own topics. I … Continue reading Top 5 Books Written By & Featuring People of Color | Top 5 Tuesdays

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Published: June 26 2018 Pages: 336 Format: Hardcover (Library copy) Tags: Short stories, Compilation, Young Adult, PoC, Diverse, Re-tellings | Synopsis From the Publisher | Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings. These are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries.Fifteen bestselling … Continue reading A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Frankly In Love Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Frankly In Love by David Yoon Published: September 10 2019 Pages: 432 Format: E-book/Hardback library copy Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Realistic Fiction, Korean Culture, Bittersweet, High School, Nerd Life, Diverse | Synopsis From Publisher | High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ … Continue reading Frankly In Love Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Home Fire Reviewed | 3.75/5 Cups of Tea

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie is a modern re-telling of the Greek tragedy, Antigone, and set against the backdrop of Islamaphobia and terrorism in Britain and Pakistan. Shamsie's novel has received numerous awards and nominations, including being longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Synopsis: From Goodreads: Isma is free. After … Continue reading Home Fire Reviewed | 3.75/5 Cups of Tea

The Things I Would Tell You Reviewed

The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write You edited by Sabrina Mahfouz A collection of writings from British Muslim Women, including poems, short stories, and plays. My Rating: 4.25/5 The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write, edited by Sabrina Mahfouz, is a collection of writings centered around the idea … Continue reading The Things I Would Tell You Reviewed