Not Hungry [Kate Karyus Quinn]

I love novels that are written in verse, I'll admit. In fact, it's part of what drew me into Kate Karyus Quinn's Not Hungry. With that in mind, I'm not entirely sure how I feel about this book. The fact of the matter is that Not Hungry deals with some very serious and, at times, disturbing…

Irena: Children of the Ghetto [Jean-David Morvan]

The second installment of Jean-David Morvan and Séverine Tréfouël's Irena: Children of the Ghetto, a biographical graphic novel about Irena Sendlerowa, a woman who saved thousands of young Jewish lives by smuggling them away to safety is a hard read just as the first was. In a way, book two is almost more difficult to read…

The Every Body Book [Rachel E. Simon]

With the fact that sex education in this country can often be dismal and useless, I've always found myself somewhat eager to request books that have been written to circumvent the problems this lack of adequate knowledge creates. The truth of the matter is that most schools just don't teach children and teenagers this information…

Raybearer [Jordan Ifueko]

Jordan Ifueko's Raybearer is so much more than the book you initially expect it to be. The synopsis really leads you down a road that expects some very typical elements of a fantasy romance involving a character meant, in the beginning, to kill a target they fall in love with. In an astoundingly impressive way, Raybearer is an incredible…

JOMO: Celebrate the Joy of Missing Out! [Jessica Misener]

JOMO: Celebrate the Joy of Missing Out! by Jessica Misener is one of those books that might have been useful before the internet existed but doesn't really hold much of a place in the world nowadays. There's honestly nothing that really stands out as exceptional about the activities this book lists, unfortunately, and the only…