#BroodyBFF Challenge Six YA Contemporary: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly When I read, I read fantasy. It’s the genre I am most comfortable and familiar with. More so because I love to read about worlds or universes that surpass the realms of reality; however, this past month I went out of my comfort zone… Continue reading

If you haven’t heard already, Krysti at YA and Wine has started an amazing book tag: Fight Like a YA Girl! Just as Krysti had mentioned on her blog, it’s important to have examples of women in pop culture who are represented as strong and powerful individuals! Some shining examples of powerful women in books,… Continue reading

8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Graduated College

About a year ago I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree and wrote a blog post for the San Jose Public Library about “8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Graduated High School.” In a couple weeks I will be preparing to attend graduate school to get my Master’s degree and wanted to write a similar post, but discussing… Continue reading 8 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Graduated College

20 Magical Years of Harry Potter

20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others. It's been wonderful. Thank you.#HarryPotter20 — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2017 20 years ago today- June 26, 1997- the world was blessed with J.K Rowling‘s debut novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Not only has the Harry… Continue reading 20 Magical Years of Harry Potter

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Published May 30, 2017 by Simon Pulse Young Adult Contemporary Goodreads’ Descriptions: Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must… Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon