The list includes memoirs, middle-grade novels, YA, and of course, literary fiction.
In Genesis Begins Again, thirteen-year-old Genesis grapples with intense self-hate worsened by her father's verbal abuse and her grandmother's backward ideologies about skin color.
If you're on the hunt for novels featuring characters dealing with mental illness, today's your day. My favorite thing about these books is that while accurately depicting the struggles of mental illness -- from OCD to anxiety and major depression -- they're hopeful.
When the Truth Unravels follows four friends as they confront their greatest hopes and darkest secrets in one life-changing night.
2018 was my best reading year yet! I rediscovered children's literature, read mostly books by women and altogether read a whopping 162 books (as at December 27). Books were my companions throughout the year. I wish I could list all the books I read and liked, but then there'd be no room. So, these are [...]
On the surface, the Huangs are like any other wealthy Chinese-American family. However, a few chapters into Kathy Wang's FAMILY TRUST, the reader can tell that this isn't the case.
It's that time of the year again when I shout out my anticipated releases for the coming year! 2019 books are looking good! I'm especially stoked about the fiction and YA picks, although you know I've got a soft spot for my middle-grade novels. Without further ado, here are 2019 books I'm excited to read [...]
I've read that the best books of the year are released during fall and looking through this list, it's hard to disagree.
IF YOU LEAVE ME is an eye-Crystal Hana Kim's IF YOU LEAVE ME is an eye-opening, engulfing and heartbreaking exploration of what love means, what war does and what womanhood can feel like.
I love audiobooks and I cannot lie. Lately, they've been my go-to. It just feels so luxurious to have a voice actor narrate a book to you when you're too tired to read, too busy to sit down for an hour or just plain lazy. These are books that are narrated excellently and better enjoyed on audio than as a hardcopy or ebook (in my opinion).