ARC Review: 5 Stars

Book Review: I LIKE TO WATCH by Emily Nussbaum

Decades in the making, this unassuming book represents the central thesis of one of the greatest television critics, Emily Nussbaum. I Like to Watch isn’t just a collection of TV criticism; it’s a defense of TV criticism and television itself, celebrating the medium’s unique power and charting its evolution throughout the post-Sopranos golden age. Five stars.

Book Review: THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE by Lauren James

I can’t believe I haven’t seen any love for this on my timeline. You have all let me down and I will never forgive you. The only way to repair this huge failing of my book community is for me to evangelize about the wonders of this book to anyone who will listen. I will accept the burden of this solemn responsibility.

Book Review: THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER by Emily X.R. Pan

“Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time. There, she is determined to find her mother, the bird. In her search, she winds…

You Finished THE HATE U GIVE. Now what?

So, you just finished reading Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give. If you’re anything like me, you’re nursing an enormous emotional hangover and you aren’t ready to let that story go yet. Never fear! Here are your next steps. I want to know more about Angie Thomas, this story, and how T.H.U.G. came to be…

THE HATE U GIVE: A Belated Book Review

In the nearly year and a half since The Hate You Give was released, so much has been said and written about Angie Thomas’ bestseller that it feels silly to try to add to the body of discussion at this stage. (In fact, I’ll be following this review up tomorrow with suggestions for further reading…

Book Review: THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon

         If I had heard the premise of this book beforehand, I probably never would have picked it up, so I’m grateful that I went in without knowing a thing. I picked up The Sun Is Also a Star because Everything, Everything , Nicola Yoon’s first novel, greatly exceeded my expectations—and, of…