All American Boys ~ Jason Reynolds

Rating: 5/5 Have you ever said the phrase, "I'm not racist, but..."? If so, this book is definitely for you. If you're a young adult trying to figure out police brutality, this book is for you. If you're a person who likes to read well written fiction with hard-hitting truths, this book is for you. … Continue reading All American Boys ~ Jason Reynolds

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A Little Life ~ Hanya Yanagihara

Rating: 5/5 This is one of the saddest books I have ever read. It was all thanks to the bookstagram community that I picked this one up - I've been seeing this book everywhere. A Little Life is worth it. This book is triggering, if you have any triggers, this book is almost sure to … Continue reading A Little Life ~ Hanya Yanagihara

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe ~ Preston Norton

Rating: 3/5 This book is not the most light-hearted of teen fiction, but the caper-like feel certainly gives readers a reprieve from the heavy topics. **Trigger warning for suicide talk** Cliff, commonly known to Happy Valley High School, is often referred to as Neanderthal, both behind his back and in his presence. He is an … Continue reading Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe ~ Preston Norton