★★ ½ Jazz Jennings - a young transactivist, TV personality and author of I Am Jazz, has written an autobiography. Within this book, she reflects on what it was like to grow up transgender and how it impacted her life, her family's lives and her community. She talks about the highs and lows - from not playing soccer with… Continue reading Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen – Jazz Jennings
★★★ You’d be amazed by what people will do. Things they’d never admit to anyone—not even to themselves. Stephanie, a recently widowed mother, spends her life trying to be the absolutely perfect - mommy blog perfect - mother. She slowly ticking the boxes for perfection and even (finally) found a new friend in this rich, hoity toity neighborhood… Continue reading A Simple Favor – Darcy Bell
★★★★ The world right now seems dead, but some birds are already stirring...they hop where the snow has melted... I quite liked this fresh take on the warmest season. From the very moment the frost dies away, the world is awakening. Summer is a time of green, urgency, and lots of love lost and found. This… Continue reading Summer World – Bernd Heinrich
★★★ ½ If you’re worried that the house will blow away, or that some prankster will attach jet engines and send it blasting off into the distance... Then this is the book for you! If you have ever been curious about how to dig a hole, how to cross a river or how to jump really… Continue reading How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe
Hello all! My name is Miranda Reads. I am a book blogger, Goodreads top reviewer and a booktuber (book-themed YouTuber) (you may already know this, considering you are following my blog). I am starting a new video series about authors, illustrators, editors, reviewers (etc), based on Some Good News, hosted by John Krasinski (Jim from the… Continue reading Requesting Submissions from Book Lovers!
★★★ ½ Freedom's easy to lose and hard to get back. Rafi and Frey are twins - but Rafi is the only "real" one. Despite being genetically identical, Rafi was born first and their father decided he only wanted one daughter. So Rafi became that, and Frey was trained as a body-double. It's all those two… Continue reading Impostors – Scott Westerfeld
★ In the main series, Queen Amberly is the epitome of poise, grace and love... BUT back in her day, she was quite the feisty girl (well, kind of) (okok, not really) I mean, she did shock the entire world when she (a lowly Four) won the Selection and was granted the honor of marrying Prince Clarkson. But as… Continue reading The Queen – Kiera Cass