Dear Justyce, by Nic Stone

Characters : ★★★★☆ Plot : ★★★★☆ Writing: ★★★★★ In her debut novel Dear Martin, Nic Stone explores the impact of police profiling and brutality on the Black community, with a focus on promising Black adolescents being profiled and brutalized by those who are supposed to protect them. In Dear Justyce, Stone moves the spotlight from …

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Have you ever read a book prized by pretty much everyone and felt totally excluded because you just didn't "get it"? That's how I felt after reading Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. However, since I enjoyed his writing style, I thought I should give him another chance and read his newest novel : Klara and the Sun.

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, by Erika L. Sánchez

In 2020, I wanted to read more books from Latinx authors. (More about that in future posts! 😉 ) I had zeroed in on this book because of its title. I'm very curious about second generation immigrant experiences, although, they are not really immigrants if they are born in the country their parents immigrated to, …

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

I knew I wanted to read The Midnight Library as soon as it was released this summer. I had previously read How to Stop Time by Matt Haig and, while it didn't blow me away, I had enjoyed the philosophical aspect of the novel. When I read the synopsis of his latest book, The Midnight Library, I knew right away it would be the same type of easy-to-read book with a profound storyline.