Tag Archive: Contemporary

What I read in april

Scarlett Epstein hates it here by Anna Breslaw I loved this book so much! Smart, funny, feminist as fuck and with wonderful characters. Not only Scarlett although she is my favorite and I… Continue reading

Asking for it by Louise O´Neill

  This is one of those books that hurts to read but is so important to read. Reading “Asking for it” was like getting punched in the gut and there were several times… Continue reading

Dumplin´- Julie Murphy

Willowdean Dickson is a fat girl and she´s been comfortable in her own skin most of the time. Until she gets together with the boy she´s been crushing on they start making out.… Continue reading

Everything, everything – Nicola Yoon

Full disclosure, it was the cover that did it. It´s just such a fantastic cover. This has been a buzz book, I heard about it all over the place and the publishers seem… Continue reading

My heart and other black holes – Jasmine Warga

Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent… Continue reading

Vanishing girls – Lauren Oliver

  I want to like this book more than I actually do. The writing was good, as usual with Lauren Oliver, but the story didn´t do anything for me at all. And the… Continue reading

Belzhar – Meg Wolitzer

  This was such a fantastic book. I didn´t really know anything about what it was about before starting to read, only that it was said to be very good and that was… Continue reading

Asking for it – Lilah Pace

  I´ve seen mentions of this book around the web and when it was chosen as one of the best books of 2015 at the 6 month mark over at Book Riot I… Continue reading

Looking for Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta

  For as long as Josephine Alibrandi can remember, it’s just been her, her mom, and her grandmother. Now it’s her final year at a wealthy Catholic high school. The nuns couldn’t be… Continue reading

Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America.… Continue reading