The Nora Roberts and Tomi Adeyemi Debacle

Twitter blew up this week, just as it does every week, really. Specifically, book Twitter blew up a bit as a rather prominent debut author, Tomi Adeyemi, made a completely baseless claim regarding the titles of both her book and a book written by Nora Roberts. The claim and offending tweet can be found here.…

Briar and Rose and Jack [Katherine Coville] Cover Love Friday!

And just as soon as the week begins, it ends again. And with the end of the week comes my favorite post series ever, cover love Friday! This week I've decided to feature the cover for a book I'm actually currently reading, something I find rather exciting. Of course, Briar and Rose and Jack does not come out until…

The Ice Child [Evangeline Denmark]; Throwback Thursday

It's been a while since I talked about The Ice Child by Evangeline Denmark, but with December right around the corner it seems like now is just the perfect time to do so. I read and reviewed this book last December, I believe...though now that I think about it maybe it was January. I enjoyed it immensely,…

Stuff You Need to Know; A Guide for Young Adults with Autism [Patricia Weaver]

The problem with Stuff You Need to Know; A Guide for Young Adults with Autism by Patricia Weaver is that it felt somewhat patronizing through the entire reading experience. While certainly all useful information, much of what is presented could be construed as common sense and is very likely to have been taught by their parents in…

Yes, I’m Hot in This: The Hilarious Truth about Life in a Hijab [Huda Fahmy]

At times quite humorous and at times rather dejecting, Yes, I'm Hot in This: The Hilarious Truth about Life in a Hijab by Huda Fahmy is an insightful account of the various every day encounters Muslim women face as a result of the attire they wear for their religion. The truth is, many of these people are…