How The Upside of Unrequited Changed Happy Endings

I’ve been a size 16 since high school, but I don’t think I was ever at a point I’d be considered thin. I will put on an outfit and think, “wow this is cute” but then look at pictures afterwards and go “yikes I look terrible.” I layer constantly–showing my upper arms is a no-no for me. Over 23 years I have internalized so much … Continue reading How The Upside of Unrequited Changed Happy Endings

The Bookstellars’ Guide to the Best YA of 2017

Hello friends and welcome to our best of 2017 list! We are three booksellers who love YA (Allison, Rachel, and Shauna) and weren’t entirely satisfied by many of the best of lists we had been seeing. SO we decided to make our own! Here are 51 of our favorites 🙂 The first 13 listed below are the books that one of us felt was in … Continue reading The Bookstellars’ Guide to the Best YA of 2017

Day 28: Books that Light Up the World

Since December 12th is the first day of Hannukah, it felt only right to post about books that fill the reader with light (because they are so amazing). Once again, all titles in alphabetical order 🙂   Hardcovers Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta Zara Evans has come to the Aurelia Theater, home to the visionary director Leopold Henneman, to play her dream role … Continue reading Day 28: Books that Light Up the World

Adding to Your Pride Month TBR

The first thing you need to know is that this list is hardly comprehensive. This actually barely scrapes the surface. For the most part, I have included books that I personally have read. 2017 Releases Note: ~ means book has yet to be released The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She … Continue reading Adding to Your Pride Month TBR