Category: Books

  • Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

    Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

    Release Date: September 1, 2015 This book is about 18-year-old Maddy who has lived her entire life (except for some brief time as a baby) inside because she is allergic to everything. She thinks she has come to peace with this until a boy moves next door and THINGS HAPPEN.This book was a such a […]

  • Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories by R.J. Palacio

    Release Date: August 18, 2015 For anyone unfamiliar with Wonder, it’s about a kid, August “Auggie” Pullman, with a severe facial abnormality. He starts at a new school and as kids can be cruel, he has to put up with bullying. I absolutely adored the book and believe it’s something everyone should read. Learning kindness […]

  • Recent Reads

    Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates This is simply required reading. Coates’s latest, about growing up black in America, is written as a letter to his son. His writing, as always, is completely absorbing and powerful. There are enough articles floating around the internet about why you should read this. (And some terrible articles […]

  • Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee

    Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee

    I read this earlier this year and have been wanting to talk about it and it’s TIME. I’m into sports, but not so into boxing. However, if zero gravity boxing existed that might change things for me. How the book describes the sport is completely amazing. I became more engrossed in these fictional matches than […]

  • Backtrack

    I’ve read many wonderful books this year and would usually write about them on my other tumblr, but I fell away from that. To make up for it, I decided to list some* of what I’ve read the past six months (how are we at the halfway mark already????). A few of these will get […]