Content warnings: Racism (towards black people and towards Eastern Asians, Bulimia/Anorexia/general eating disorders, homophobia, outing, self-abuse, substance abuse, prescribed drug addiction, sexual abuse, bullying, girl on girl hate After finishing Tiny Pretty Things I knew I had to get to this book pretty quickly because I needed to know what had happened. I had my … Continue reading Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton
Content warnings: Slut shaming, sex, nude leaks, sex tape leaks, poverty, outing, bullying, parental death (pre book) Izzy is just trying to get through life, living with her grandmother after her parents died. She wants to be a comedic screenwriter and hands in a script for a competition. But then someone in her school sets … Continue reading The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven
Thank you to netgalley and Bloomsbury for sending a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Content warnings: slut shaming, nude leaks, alcohol abuse, emotional & physical domestic abuse. Reagan is so ready to spend her summer with her superstar best friend on her sell-out tour after breaking up with her boyfriend. … Continue reading Open Road Summer by Emery Lord | A Whole Rant
Content warnings: Racism (towards black people and towards Eastern Asians, Bulimia/Anorexia/general eating disorders, homophobia, outing, self-abuse, substance abuse, prescribed drug addiction, sexual abuse, bullying, girl on girl hate For some reason, despite loving The Belles, also by Clayton, I wasn't sure if I'd like this. But it sounded to me like diverse Gossip Girl in … Continue reading Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton
Content warnings: teen pregnancy, a-phobia (never challenged), death, emotional abuse. Rosie and Alex have been best friends since childhood, they're inseparable and some romantic feelings may be beginning to grow. Then at 17 Alex has to move to Boston and they start making plans for Rosie to go to college in Boston. But then she … Continue reading Love, Rosie by Cecelia Ahern | A Movie is Better… Than A Book? WHAT?
content warnings: enbyphobia (the main plot in this story surrounds a "genderswapped" version of Dracula) Thank you to netgalley and Hodder & Stoughton for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I love Sandhya Menon and her writing. I love romcoms, and I love reading diverse books put that all together … Continue reading From Twinkle with Love by Sandhya Menon | I Love This Book So Much
Thank you to netgalley and Corvus for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review. content warnings: sex, situations that could be uncomfortable for someone with autism, sex work Stella understands maths more than anything else, and she believes that maths can be used in every situation. She has more money than she … Continue reading The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang | Slightly Overhyped but Still So Good