Favorite Banned Books

Banned Books Week may be over, but the culture of banning and challenging books seems to be a never-ending process and becoming part of our everyday lives. But to conclude this annual celebration, I wanted to list my favorite banned books, books that I feel were unnecessarily banned/challenged, and books that need uplifting and highlighted forContinue reading “Favorite Banned Books”

Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2021

Fight for your right to read! This week is Banned Books Week, a week-long annual celebration that celebrates the freedom to read. Everyday, books are challenged and banned for their content, just because there is a chance that it might offend someone. So that is why the book community -librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and book loversContinue reading “Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2021”

2022 Bronx Anti-Prom Author Talks All Online

The Bronx Anti-Prom 2022 season is over, but you can relive the memories and excitement through the fantastic series of author talks we had leading up to the big dance party! We had tremendous and compelling conversations with these authors, and we hope you enjoy as much fun we had presenting them!

Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: August Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some BritishContinue reading “Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: August Edition”

Follow Your Heart: 10 “Persuasion” Charming Retellings That Won’t Disappoint

Yes, I watched the recent Persuasion adaptation, and sorry, it was not a 10 for me. I am all for remixing classics for modern audiences. For classics to remain timeless, they must evolve and be relatable to modern society. However, that is what this adaptation failed to do. It worked too hard on making Persuasion relatable toContinue reading “Follow Your Heart: 10 “Persuasion” Charming Retellings That Won’t Disappoint”

Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: July Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some BritishContinue reading “Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: July Edition”

Summer Vibes with Summer Reads

Summer Reads! Makes Me Feel Fine! We’re gearing up to take a summer vacation for the first time in two years, but you need some exciting books to pack for your getaway! Or maybe, like me, you are staying in one place, but you still want to travel the world through fantastic storytelling and immersiveContinue reading “Summer Vibes with Summer Reads”

Book Review: Only On The Weekends by Dean Atta

Format: Hardcover (UK: Paperpack) Pages: 560 pages (UK: 524 pages) Published:  May 24 , 2022 Publisher: Balzer + Bray (UK: Hodder Children’s Books) Genre: Young Adult, LGBTQ Romance, Coming of Age, Novels in Verse

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: June 19

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

Quote of the Day- June 15, 2022