Love is a Revolution by Renée Watson

Synopsis "When Nala Robertson reluctantly agrees to attend an open mic night for her cousin-sister-friend Imani's birthday, she finds herself falling in instant love with Tye Brown, the MC. He's perfect, except . . . Tye is an activist and is spending the summer putting on events for the community when Nala would rather watch … Continue reading Love is a Revolution by Renée Watson

A Song Below Water by Bethany Morrow (Mini-Review)

Synopsis "Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to keep her siren identity under wraps in a society that wants to keep her kind under lock and key. Never mind she's also stuck in Portland, Oregon, a city with only a handful of black folk and even fewer of those with magical powers. … Continue reading A Song Below Water by Bethany Morrow (Mini-Review)

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Synopsis "It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the 10th annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that … Continue reading The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Synopsis "Classic movie buff Bailey “Mink” Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online by “Alex.” Two coasts separate the teens until Bailey moves in with her dad, who lives in the same California surfing town as her online crush. Faced with doubts (what if he’s a creep in … Continue reading Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett