REVIEW | The Beautiful Ones | Silvia Moreno-Garcia

This book was, in every way, nothing like my usual picks. I requested it because I loved both of the books I've read by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. And I adored this just as much. Everyone absolutely needs to read this, I loved the drama and the scandal and the glittering beauty of the season. It was incredible, and I had to tell everyone all about it while I was reading because I just couldn't believe what was happening. Rating: 4.5 stars

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed (Review)

We have to walk around being perfect all the time just to be seen as human. Don't you ever get tired of being a symbol? Don't you ever just want to be human?

People glorify protest when white kids do it, when it's chic, frustrated Parisian kids or British coal miners or suffragettes smashing windows and throwing firebombs at inequality. A topical and interesting coming-of-age story with a gorgeous cover that I couldn't resist. Even if this isn't your usual genre, this is worth a pick up for … Continue reading The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed (Review)