Book Review: Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 384 pages

Published: September 15, 2020

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Race

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Book Review: Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 400 pages

Published: September 1, 2020

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Poetry

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Featured Author Interview: Lucy Cuthew

I had the great opportunity to ask the author, Lucy Cuthew, a couple of questions about her work and her YA debut novel, Blood Moon, a great novel in verse about periods, sex and online shaming.

This was one of the most innovative and compelling YA novels I have read in a long time and I cannot stop raving about this book. When you read this interview and my book review, I hope you will pick up a copy and find this novel just as amazing as I did:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August 28

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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Summer Reads for an “Indoor” Summer: Teen/YA

For the month of August, I’ll be listing great summer reads, in different genres, that will give you a headstart on your summer adventure. So sit back in your lounge chair and getting ready to start your tantalizing journey!

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Book Review: Blood Moon by Lucy Cuthew

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 340 pages

Published: September 1, 2020

Publisher: Walker Books US

Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Romance, Contemporary

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August 7

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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Winners of the 2020 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize

The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2020 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. This award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry.

Here are the winners:

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