The Field Guide to the North American Teenager [Ben Philippe]; 2019 YA Releases

I can't tell how much of The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe is a commentary on racism, but as a young black French Canadian moves to Austin, Texas, a fair amount of anxiety regarding the mistreatment of people for the color of their skin is understandable. Though I can't exactly recall…

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Press Here! Massage for Beginners [Rachel Beider]

I requested Press Here! Massage for Beginners by Rachel Beider merely out of curiosity. As I'm sure many others in relationships have done at some point in their lives, I've definitely taken some time out to massage my boyfriend's shoulders and back before after a hard day and I thought it might be cool to see…

Recent Additions to my TBR; Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Due to the fact that I typically post about new releases on a constant basis, the likelihood of this list including many of the books I've already talked about is pretty high. Unless it's a backlist book or not a YA book…

The Kingdom of Copper [S. A. Chakraborty]; 2019 YA Releases

The first thing I have to say about The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chakraborty is wow, that's a lot. I feel like the synopsis gives a whole bunch away and I really hope there's more to the story than what was shown in the blurb...some sort of twist or something to really make it unique. But…

Two Truths and a Lie in Books, An Update

So, last Monday I gave you all a list of two truths and one lie regarding some of my bookish experiences and, since I'm absolutely terrible at responding to comments 90% of the time, I thought I'd write a quick update post to let you all in on which ones are actually truths and which one…