The Brightsiders Review || A Lighthearted Diverse Contemporary

As a rock star drummer in the hit band The Brightsiders, Emmy King’s life should be perfect. But there’s nothing the paparazzi love more than watching a celebrity crash and burn. When a night of partying lands Emmy in hospital and her girlfriend in jail, she’s branded the latest tabloid train wreck. Luckily, Emmy has … Continue reading The Brightsiders Review || A Lighthearted Diverse Contemporary

Leah On The Offbeat (Rant) Review || A Terrible Sequel To A Perfect First Book

Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she’s the … Continue reading Leah On The Offbeat (Rant) Review || A Terrible Sequel To A Perfect First Book

Emergency Contact Review || A Sweet College Story

  For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesn’t actually know anything about her. When Penny heads to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how to become a writer, it’s seventy-nine miles and a zillion … Continue reading Emergency Contact Review || A Sweet College Story

On The Fence (Rant) Review || A Toxic Book With Shallow Stereotypes

  For sixteen-year-old Charlotte Reynolds, aka Charlie, being raised by a single dad and three older brothers has its perks. She can outrun, outscore, and outwit every boy she knows—including her longtime neighbor and honorary fourth brother, Braden. But when it comes to being a girl, Charlie doesn't know the first thing about anything. So … Continue reading On The Fence (Rant) Review || A Toxic Book With Shallow Stereotypes

Queens of Geek Review || A Geeky, Diverse Delight

Charlie likes to stand out. She’s a vlogger and actress promoting her first movie at SupaCon, and this is her chance to show fans she’s over her public breakup with co-star Reese Ryan. When internet-famous cool-girl actress Alyssa Huntington arrives as a surprise guest, it seems Charlie’s long-time crush on her isn’t as one-sided as … Continue reading Queens of Geek Review || A Geeky, Diverse Delight