June has arrived. For many, this month marks the beginning of Summer. Warm weather, no school, tons of ice cream. But for some, June has a bigger importance. It's Pride Month. And I don't want this post to be about politics, but this year, Pride Month is being celebrated in the wake of disappointing movements [...]
Korede answers her phone and hears those four words she'd hoped she'd never hear again: Korede, I killed him. This marks the third time Korede's younger sister, Ayoola, has killed a man in "self-defense," so she claims. Korede isn't sure she believes this or not, but she loves her sister fiercely and will do anything to protect her. But when Ayoola starts . . .
I like to think I've always been a reader. I remember my parents reading to me; I remember Scholastic book fairs and designated reading time in elementary school; I remember walking to and from the library every single weekend; I remember always being a reader. And thinking about my history of reading also got me thinking about the people who inspired . . .
While at boarding school, Mia falls for new-girl Grace. They form a strong bond immediately, dancing their way from friendship to something more. But Grace is hiding something, and soon her secret tears her away from Mia. Years later, Mia joins a reconstruction crew that travels throughout deep space to . . .
Ryan and Gabby have been best friends since they first met freshman year of high school, though the two couldn't be more different. Ryan is Mr. Popular---charming personality, extremely outgoing, and a budding hockey star. Gabby, on the other hand, is just plain awkward---she has extreme social anxiety, hates parties, and would rather stay behind . . .
May and Libby were best friends from the start. They didn't need anyone else---they had each other. And one fateful day, May and Libby created Princess X using rainbow chalk. From there, they created an entire comic series for themselves: Libby drawing the illustrations, May writing the stories. But that was before the accident. Now, Libby is . . .
Tom is the kind of guy who lives in a happy little bubble---he never expects anything to go wrong. He has a great job, the perfect wife, and a nice home in a good neighborhood. But one night, Tom comes home to an empty house, the lights on and door unlocked. His wife is gone. She left her phone, her purse... Then a policeman shows up . . .