Top 10 Tuesday – Books that Feature Latinx Characters

Hey hey, it’s Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is run by The Broke and the Bookish, and I’ve loved making it a regular post on this blog! This week, we’re talking about books that predominately feature Latinx characters. Those of you who know me probably know that I’ve been coming to terms with my own identity as I get further into adulthood, and I love reading about characters who share parts of my identity with me. This is one of those topics, for me. This is near and dear to my heart. Representation is important, people.Read More »

Book Review – Luck on the Line by Zoraida Córdova

I have been meaning to write this review for literally a full year. So sorry if my details are a little rusty! Here’s the important stuff – I was in a New Adult kick last year and read a bunch of them and Luck on the Line was one of my favorites. I love Zoraida’s writing and will literally read anything she’s ever written. As I’ve tweeted several times – where Zoraida leads, I will follow.Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday – Under-the-Radar Books

Hey hey, it’s Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is run by The Broke and the Bookish, and I’ve been participating since the beginning of July or so – I’m happy that it’s becoming a regular weekly post on this here blog. This week is about under-the-radar books in a certain genre, but I’m opening up this topic a little and listing ten books that have gone under the radar in general. My definition for this is a bit broad in itself – until the last year, I didn’t know what the “radar” was, per se, so going under it is just books that no one I know has read or heard of. So anyway – blah! Let’s just get started.Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday – Book Recs for People Who Don’t Normally Read YA

Hey hey, it’s Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is run by The Broke and the Bookish, and I participate on Instagram (@amandareadsandwrites) and here, when I have the time to prepare a post. Regular topics are back! This week was fun, because it was pretty open-ended. I chose to make a list of book recommendations for people who don’t normally read YA, and I’m excited about it, because YA is my jam. I’ll include a brief explanation of who I think each particular book would be good for. I’m so excited! Here we go!Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday – Books I Wish I Could Read Again for the First Time

Hey hey, it’s Top Ten Tuesday! Top ten Tuesday is run by The Broke and the Bookish, and I participate on Instagram (@amandareadsandwrites) and here, when I have the time to prepare a post. Since the regular topics are on hiatus until August, I’ve been going through the backlist and choosing some old topics to feature each week – this week, it’s books I wish I could read again for the first time.Read More »