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Ace of Spades – Faridah Abike-Iyimide

Blurb:An incendiary and utterly compelling thriller with a shocking twist that delves deep into the heart of institutionalized racism, from an exceptional new YA voice.Welcome to Niveus Private Academy, where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect. Until now. Because anonymous texter, Aces, is bringing two students' dark secrets to… Continue reading Ace of Spades – Faridah Abike-Iyimide

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I Let You Go – Clare Mackintosh

Trigger warning: rape, physical abuse, emotional abuse, miscarriage, death of a child, murder Blurb:A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she?In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh.… Continue reading I Let You Go – Clare Mackintosh

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The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui

First read of 2021! Blurb:This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family‚Äôs daring escape after… Continue reading The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui