Review: Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan

Title: Rebel GirlsAuthor: Elizabeth KeenanRating: ★★★★Summary: When it comes to being social, Athena Graves is far more comfortable creating a mix tape than she is talking to cute boys—or anyone, for that matter—and her staunchly feminist views and love of punk rock aren’t exactly mainstream at her conservative Catholic high school. Then a malicious rumor that … Continue reading Review: Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan

Review: Well Met by Jen DeLuca

Title: Well MetAuthor: Jen DeLucaRating: ★★★★½Summary: Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to small-town Maryland to help her sister recover from an accident, but who could anticipate getting roped into volunteering for the local Renaissance Faire alongside her teenaged niece? Or that the irritating and inscrutable schoolteacher in charge of the … Continue reading Review: Well Met by Jen DeLuca

Review: Shrill by Lindy West

Title: Shrill: Notes from a Loud WomanAuthor: Lindy WestRating: ★★★★Summary: Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible, writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered that she didn't fit in. With inimitable good humor, vulnerability, and boundless charm, West boldly shares how to survive in a … Continue reading Review: Shrill by Lindy West

Review: All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

Title: All You Can Ever KnowAuthor: Nicole ChungRating: ★★★★Summary: After being born severely premature, Nicole Chung was placed up for adoption by her birth parents and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town, her adoption a comforting story of familial sacrifice and God’s will. But as she grew up—facing prejudice her adoptive … Continue reading Review: All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

Review: Star-Crossed by Minnie Darke

Title: Star-CrossedAuthor: Minnie DarkeRating: ★★★★Summary: When childhood sweethearts Justine (Sagittarius and serious skeptic) and Nick (Aquarius and true believer) bump into each other as adults, a life-changing love affair seems inevitable—to Justine, anyway. When she learns that Nick bases his decisions on the horoscopes in his favorite magazine—the same magazine for which Justine happens to … Continue reading Review: Star-Crossed by Minnie Darke

Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Title: The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a MemoirAuthor: Alex Marzano-LesnevichRating: ★★★★Summary: Before Alex Marzano-Lesnevich began working at a law firm, they thought they were staunchly anti-death penalty. But once they heard convicted murderer Ricky Langley speak on his crimes, they realized they wanted him to die. Shocked by the reaction, they dug … Continue reading Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Review: Internment by Samira Ahmed

Title: InternmentAuthor: Samira AhmedRating: ★★★★Summary: Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. With the help of newly made friends, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance within, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a … Continue reading Review: Internment by Samira Ahmed