Why I'm Not Rating Books Anymore

I’m Joining The “No Ratings System” Crowd

That’s right! No more star ratings! I explained all of this and more in a video I posted about ratings on my BookTube in August, and then I pull a classic book-reviewer-with-a-barely-monetized-platform move and disappeared from BookTube and blogging for like two months. But what can I say? Life isRead More

Review of Guts by Raina Telgemeier

Guts by Raina Telgemeier | REVIEW

In terms of anxiety rep, Guts is, hands down, the most relatable thing I have ever read. I am so grateful that this is going into the hands of elementary- and middle-schoolers, because if I’d had something like this at that age, I would have been so much better off.

September 2019 Wrap-Up

September 2019 Reading and Blog Wrap-Up

The fact that I picked up any books at all last month is quite an accomplishment. Still, I only read 3 books in September, so I still need to finish 18 books before the end of the year to meet my Goodreads Reading Challenge.

Today is National Voter Registration Day

I must admit, I’m truly very shocked that when I typed “#National” into a tweet just now, #NationalVoterRegistrationDay wasn’t an option in the dropdown of suggestions. Guess we need to try harder to get National Voter Registration Day into the trending topics. To do that, I’m here to give youRead More

GIVEAWAY — Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning

Hello, everyone! Long time, no post. But I’m coming back with a bit of announcement. Drum roll, please. Wunderkind PR is sponsoring and Ace Of Bens is hosting a giveaway of a hardcover finished copy of Sea Witch Rising by the lovely Sarah Henning! I’m well into the story myself andRead More

Cover of The Avant-Guards, Vol. 1 by Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes

The Avant-Guards, Vol. 1 by Carly Usdin, Noah Hayes | REVIEW

Quick Info about The Avant-Guards, Vol. 1 Title The Avant-Guards, Vol. 1 Author Written by Carly Usdin; Illustrated by Noah Hayes Publisher BOOM! Box Release Date 3 September 2019 Format eARC Representation Tons of characters of color (including MC and Love Interest); F/F relationship – no labels; Non-binary character; MCRead More

Review of On A Sunbeam by Tillie Walden

On A Sunbeam by Tillie Walden | REVIEW

Quick Info about On A Sunbeam Title On A Sunbeam Author Tillie Walden Publisher First Second Release Date 2 October 2018 Format Hardcover (library) Representation Main character and love interest of color; Several F/F relationships (no labels in any of them); Non-binary minor character; Several other characters of color ContentRead More

Review of The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag

The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag | REVIEW

Quick Info about The Witch Boy Title The Witch Boy Author Molly Ostertag Publisher Scholastic, Inc. Release Date 28 October 2017 Format Paperback Representation Several characters of color (including MC); Queer parents Content Warnings Sexist comments/language; Genre-appropriate violence/blood; Synopsis In thirteen-year-old Aster’s family, all the girls are raised to beRead More

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