All posts tagged in ya

  • January 4, 2020By none

    What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel answers all the questions we never knew we had about dating abuse. Sheinmel weaves in multiple perspectives surrounding the situation with Mike Parker and his girlfriend, Maya to give us a better understanding of what really happens when victims come forward with claims of abuse. The entire time

  • December 10, 2019By Nadia Bey

    Imagine that you arrive home one day to find a large storybook on your front doorstep. However, upon looking closer, you discover that it’s not a storybook – it’s the Once Upon A Book Club box! https://www.instagram.com/p/B5qntFQgGu1/   Once Upon A Book Club is a book subscription box that aims to create a more interactive

  • November 25, 2019By Nadia Bey

    There’s no doubt that books still have an instrumental role in our society. Whether electronic or physical, political or personal, books continue to lend themselves to crucial conversations about who we may be, what we value, and what is truly happening in the world around us. They allow us to form bonds. But in spite

  • February 28, 2019By Shermarie Hyppolite

    As an avid reader, I always felt like I was missing something in the books I would read. I was tired of reading books that lacked diversity and that seemed unrelatable. As a child, I dreamed of myself in the situations of the protagonist, changing my skin color to a lighter pigment, imagining my hair

  • December 23, 2017By chloe gray

    Despite being overall a pretty terrible year, 2017 has brought us some pretty amazing young adult books, so here are my top 5: 1. Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu Moxie is the perfect girl power book that explores everything from sexist dress codes and intersectional feminism to to the power of friendship between girls. The book