Book Reviews: Vlogs and Blogs List

Middle Grades
Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston (pub. 2021, KZ’s comments 2021): black writers, fantasy
Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Newbery Honor (pub. 2020; KZ’s comments 2021): abuse, healing, voice
Mary Underwater by Shannon Doleski (pub. 2020, KZ’s comments 2021): science, abuse
When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller (pub. 2020 *Newbery Winner*, KZ’s comments 2021): grief, identity, coming of age, Asian folklore

Young Adult
Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant (pub. 2021, KZ’s comments 2021): black writers, anxiety, empowerment
One of the Good Ones by Maika & Maritza Moulite (pub. 2021, KZ’s comments 2021): black writers, history, BLM

ADULT FICTION/ NONFICTION
-Anxious People by Fredrik Backman (pub. 2019 w/ 2020 transl., KZ’s comments 2021): isolation and connection, anxiety and depression, literary structure, family & relationships
Siri, Who Am I? by Sam Tchida (pub. 2020, KZ’s comments 2021): technology, identity

Let’s read something together.