Tag: politics

Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz | Review

October 10, 2016 / 6 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Diversity, Review
Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz | Review

Review: Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz is the sensitively told story of Jasmine de Los Santos: straight A student, cheer captain, and junior class president. She’s poised for greatness, earning a National Scholarship, when her parents drop the bomb: she can’t accept it because she and her family are undocumented immigrants, in America illegally. Something in Between was my first Melissa de la Cruz book, and I really enjoyed it. I know that Melissa has written dozens of other books in the past, but this one that really appealed to me. […]

Guest Review: Red Moon by Benjamin Percy

May 5, 2013 / 2 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Guest Review: Red Moon by Benjamin Percy

You’ve heard me talk about my fiance – well, today you finally get to meet him! Since I’ve been super-busy with my wedding and various other ARCs, my fiance is doing today’s review! Evan is the love of my life – and he’s also very smart sci-fi, film, and comic book aficionado who usually reads literary stuff like Michael Chabon and Salman Rushdie. He’s a big supporter of me and my blog, even though he doesn’t usually read YA. He did really like The Hunger Games, so when I got an ARC of Red Moon at the Ontario Blog Squad […]