Book Review: Forward March by Skye Quinlan

Forward March by Skye Quinlan ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ/5 Harper McKinley is a band geek and damned proud of it. She's one of the best (and most dedicated) members of her private boarding school's band, and with her senior year in full swing, nothing is going to stop her from having a great time. Except her conservation Republican … Continue reading Book Review: Forward March by Skye Quinlan

Book Review: Juliet Takes a Breath

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Earlier this year I read Juliet Takes a Breath, the fantastic YA contemporary fiction about a Bronx baby dyke coming out to her family moments before stepping on a plane to intern with (white) feminist icon and author, Harlowe Brisbane. There was so much to unpack in … Continue reading Book Review: Juliet Takes a Breath

Book Review: I’ll Be the One

I'll Be the One by Lyla Lee ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Skye is tired of the fat girl stereotypes. She's tired on the limits imposed upon fat people because of their size. She an incredibly talented singer and dancer, and she's going to prove it to the world (and her mother). When she nails the singing and dancing portions of … Continue reading Book Review: I’ll Be the One

Book Review: A Season of Daring Greatly

A Season of Daring Greatly by Ellen Emerson White ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ/5 Jill Cafferty is good at baseball. Not just for a girlโ€”she's good, period. And when scouts start sniffing around, Jill decides that if she's drafted before round ten and the team doesn't just want her for a gimmick but to actually play, she'll set aside her scholarship … Continue reading Book Review: A Season of Daring Greatly