[ARC Review] More to the Story – Hena Khan

(Hena Khan, 2019) When Jameela Mirza is picked to be feature editor of her middle school newspaper, she’s one step closer to being an award-winning journalist like her late grandfather. The problem is her editor-in-chief keeps shooting down her article ideas. Jameela’s assigned to write about the new boy in school, who has a cool [...]

A Very Large Expanse of Sea- Tahereh Mafi (ARC)

(Tahereh Mafi, 2018) Expected Publication date: October 16, 2018   It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading [...]

What If It’s Us- Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera (ARC)

(Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera, 2018) Expected Publication Date: October 16, 2018   Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had [...]

Alternate Side- Anna Quindlen (eARC)

(Anna Quindlen, 2018) Expected Publication Date: March 20, 2018 The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood—and a seemingly happy marriage—are exposed by an unexpected act of violence in this provocative new novel from the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Miller’s Valley and Still Life with Bread Crumbs. Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead [...]