Such a Fun Age tackles complex issues - race, gender, economic status, and the intersection of them all - yet remains accessible. You will not want to put this book down; when you do, you'll be itching to pick it back up again.
A delightfully quirky read, Margarita Montimore expertly balances humor, romance, and grief, delivering a novel that underscores the importance of family.
Marjan Kamali's beautiful prose and strong sense of place compelled me to take long drives and take the back-way home, just so I could listen to the audiobook a little bit longer. Long after reading The Stationery Shop, my mind continues to wander back to this story of resilience, love, and the power of words.
With its wit and dry humor, Impersonation obliterates the idea of a strict binary of right and wrong, as well as the concept of the perfect celebrity. A slice-of-life tale about seemingly inconsequential people, Impersonation works both as a gripping novel and a deft criticism of white feminism.
When Bea, a plus-size fashion blogger, becomes the next lead on a dating show, her whole life flips upside down, and readers are along for the ride as she is thrust into the limelight. One to Watch is a self-aware novel that is fun, flirty, and perfect anyone who watches reality dating shows and is fed up with their lack of diversity.
Beach Read is, as the title presumes, the perfect beach read. Prepare for a roller coaster of emotions, a poignant tale on forgiveness, and spot-on humor that will make you burst out laughing. Outstanding.
What happens when the person who seemingly loves the most, is the one who hurts you? Raw and powerful, The Comeback is a compelling novel that you can't quite shake, even months after you've finished.
Olivia Dade gracefully tackles anxiety, fat phobia, and internalized shame in an accessible way that left me in tears, as well as peals of laughter. Spoiler Alert is a tour de force that I implore everyone to read, romance reader or not.
Stay Gold is a wonderfully earnest look at the teen experience of being a closeted trans man. A read fitting of a gold star.