Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Published: September, 2015 Genre: romance, contemporary / Young Adult Goodreads Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her … Continue reading Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

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The Reader Post – April 16th

This are all the bookish news from these past two weeks, from Monday 26th to Sunday 15th. Karen M. McManus' will publish a second book, Two Can Keep a Secret, coming out January 2019 (source) TITLES The first book of The Andromeda Cycle, by Jay Kristoff, is called Aurora Rising (source) The title for Warcross … Continue reading The Reader Post – April 16th

Review: When Dimple Met Rishi – Sandhya Menon

Published: March, 2017 Genre: romance, contemporary / Young Adult Goodreads Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If … Continue reading Review: When Dimple Met Rishi – Sandhya Menon

Review: I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

Published: May, 2017 Genre: contemporary, romance / young adult Goodreads Desi Lee believes anything is possible if you have a plan. That’s how she became student body president. Varsity soccer star. And it’s how she’ll get into Stanford. But—she’s never had a boyfriend. In fact, she’s a disaster in romance, a clumsy, stammering humiliation magnet … Continue reading Review: I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

Waiting on Wednesday: Sam & Ilsa’s Last Hurrah

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme created by Breaking the Spine that spotlights those upcoming releases we’re anticipating This week’s book is *drum roll*: Sam and Ilsa's Last Hurrah by  Rachel Cohn and David Levithan Goodreads Siblings Sam and Ilsa Kehlmann have spent most of their high school years throwing parties for their friends--and now they've prepared … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Sam & Ilsa’s Last Hurrah