Swing

I was looking for a book of poetry or in verse for my YA literature class and this one came highly recommended. I flew through it like I do all books in verse and I really enjoyed it.

The Poet X

My grad school class on YA literature asks us to read an “award winning YA book from 2017, 18 or 19” and I knew I wanted to read The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Long Way Down

After being told to read this book by just about everyone I mention it to, I finally sat down and cranked out a reading of Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

6 Books in Verse You Should Read

Stories can only be told so many ways, and in 2018 I’ve noticed a lot of books that feel exactly like another book I just read, so I’m always looking for something unique. Novels in Verse have never let me down when it comes to this

People Kill People

I absolutely LOVE Ellen Hopkins’ book, particularly her YA verse books, and so I was over the moon when my #bookishwish was granted and an ARC of People Kill People showed up on my door step!

500 Words or Less

High school drama and the pressure of college admissions come to life through verse in 500 Words or Less