- Oct 19, 2020
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
I’ve wanted to read this book for AGES and I am so glad I finally did. If you’re looking for something spooky to read for October (aren’t...
- Sep 25, 2020
Devolution - a Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre
Author, Max Brooks, had been writing op-ed after op-ed on the Mount Rainier eruption, spending hours every day on online research, when...
- Sep 22, 2020
The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes by Suzanne Collins
I vividly remember reading The Hunger Games for the first time. It was Thanksgiving break, 2008. I had been looking forward to the break...
- Sep 17, 2020
Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin van Whye
Bryson Keller is the hottest guy in school but, much to all the girls’ chagrin, he doesn’t date. Bryson Keller doesn’t “see the point in...
- Jul 15, 2020
Well-Read Black Girl by Glory Edim
Like most of you, I have been disgusted by our country’s racial disparities brought to light by George Floyd’s murder. In an effort to...
- May 21, 2020
Summer is here! Let's get our minds off of the uncertain times and onto the most wonderful time of the year for reading. Throughout the...
- May 12, 2020
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
Jo Kuan is the gorgeous girl on the cover and she’s got a lot going on. She was just fired from her job at the milliner’s making hats...
- May 6, 2020
The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
This week’s spring weather forecast of overcast, slightly chilly, and decidedly not sunny is the perfect time to read The Sun Down Motel....
- May 4, 2020
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
I finished this ARC in March, I re-read it today, and I’ll be listening to it as soon as possible because if there is one thing you...
- Apr 30, 2020
Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton
Well, I don’t think I could have picked a better book to read during this time than Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe. It’s not...
- Apr 29, 2020
Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson
Turning pain into art and an unintentional mission. SHOUT is the story of a girl who lost her voice so she wrote herself a new one. I am...
- Apr 28, 2020
Camp Valor by Scott McEwen and Hof Williams
Did you finish Netflix while on quarantine? Need something to wake you up? Camp Valor will do just that and it's on the Gateway list for...