Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut. Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League—but none of that matters to the … Continue reading Dear Martin – Nic Stone
Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010. Best Books of 2017.... so far! The books I've chosen are books I've read in 2017, not necessarily books published in 2017. I also have a section on my blog on the main page you can click … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Best Books of 2017 … so far!
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, OWN Voices Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a … Continue reading The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas