Books to Read for Arab American Heritage Month

April is not only National Poetry Month but also Arab American Heritage Month, celebrating the Arab American Heritage and culture and paying tribute to the continuous contributions of Arab Americans and Arabic-speaking Americans. One of the many contributions that Arab Americans have made is in the literary world. Many wonderfully written books by Arab American authors, but IContinue reading “Books to Read for Arab American Heritage Month”

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 17

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

Poem of the Week: The House by Warsan Shire

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

Upcoming Releases Perfect For Spring Reading

It may feel different outside, but according to our calendars, spring has arrived! And that means we have warm and comfortable weather coming our way (hopefully, it will come soon)! However, we book lovers don’t only have the nice weather to look forward to but also the exciting new releases coming our way, great newContinue reading “Upcoming Releases Perfect For Spring Reading”

Julio Anta Talk Now Online

Whitney and I had a wonderful time talking with Julio Anta about his insightful and action-packed graphic novel, Home last week! If you were unable to attend or you just want to relive the talk, the full recording is now online. Watch Below!

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: March 20

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

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: February 24

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

Shortlist for the 2022 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Here is the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlist for 2022. This annual prize’s shortlist is always chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers and strives to commit to championing the best and newest talent in children’s writing and illustration today. Make sure to check this space to see the winner of this illustrious prize! Now here are the nominees:

Author Talk with Nadine Matheson

Get ready mystery fans! Next month, my Dueling Detective partner and I will be hosting a special author talk with Nadine Matheson, author of 2021 thriller The Jigsaw Man, a book that was on many best of the year lists, including one of my own!

Book Review: Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar

Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 pages Published:  May 25, 2021 (UK: May 27, 2021) Publisher: Page Street Kids (UK: Hodder Children’s Books) Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary, LGBTQIA+