More Happy Than Not

Book By Adam Silvera Reviewed by Valerie Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 4 Body Size Representation: 1 Gender Representation: 3.5 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 5 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes CW: This book deals with suicide **Contains Spoilers** The main character Aaron Soto is a Latinx teenager living inContinue reading “More Happy Than Not”

Our Dreams at Dusk

Book By Yuhki Kamatani Reviewed by Alex Kolodney Racial Representation: 4.5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 3 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Yes, the author is Japanese, like the characters, and shared an LGBTQ+ identity with one of the characters **ContainsContinue reading “Our Dreams at Dusk”

Little Fires Everywhere

Book By Celeste Ng Reviewed by Valerie Racial Representation: 4 LGBTQ+ Representation: 0 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 5 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Kind of The book focuses on the seemingly perfect town of Shaker Heights where the author Celeste Ng grew up.Continue reading “Little Fires Everywhere”

Red White and Royal Blue

Book By Casey McQuiston Reviewed by Valerie Goldstein Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 5 Socioeconomic Representation: 0 Mental Health Representation: 4 Religious Representation: 0 Own Voice: Kind of, Casey McQuiston is bisexual like Alex Alex Claremont-Diaz is the biracial son of the first woman presidentContinue reading “Red White and Royal Blue”

Date Me, Bryson Keller

Book By Kevin van Whye Reviewed by Valerie Goldstein Racial Representation: 5 LGBTQ+ Representation: 5 Disability Representation: 0 Body Size Representation: 0 Gender Representation: 4 Socioeconomic Representation: 1 Mental Health Representation: 3.5 Religious Representation: 1 Own Voice: Yes This book was way more than a cute and touching love story. However, there is some controversyContinue reading “Date Me, Bryson Keller”