We are undergoing a revolution right now. I’m finally seeing more covers with characters that look like me—like on Maureen Goo’s books—and reading stories with characters that love like I do—three cheers to that ace representation in Let’s Talk About Love! Minorities in the YA book community have been searching and waiting for books that truly reflect how we move through the world. And now we’re finally getting the stories we want and need.Read More
In the name of quality content, we have decided that we will bring this game to you! Bill, Natali, and I all gathered in the LBYR library and carried out our mission, bringing you the best of the random book randomness that the book randoms can random. Randomly.Read More
If you’ve got a serious case of wanderlust like me, chances are you turn to books when you can’t pay for an international trip. While we can’t all jet off to fabulous foreign places, the best books set overseas make it feel like we’re right there with the characters. Here are some books that will make you fall in love with the countries they’re set in!Read More
Sometimes I like to put off a “couldn’t care less about love” vibe, but truthfully I’m a sap at heart. I’ll fall for anything: hate to love, best friends to lovers, forbidden love, meet-cutes of all kinds. Romance is compelling because it speaks to our deepest desires and our innate drive to connect with other people. And, you know…smooching. If you’re into that.Read More
Tis the season, yo! To compulsively binge watch holiday movies, that is. If you’re anything like me, you’ve devoted a not insignificant portion of your daily life to viewing (and re-viewing) your favorites. Why not break up that bingefest with a couple quality reads? Tell us your favorite holiday movies and we’ll recommend a book with just enough in common to tickle your fancy.Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And because we are book lovers, we all know that the only thing book lovers give to other people as presents are…more books.
Because there’s so much happening in December (finals, end-of-the-year work parties…more reading…), I’ve conveniently created a gift guide for all your holiday shopping needs!Read More