Betwixt the Book Reviews: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Michaela and I needed a book from a celebrity book club for a PopSugar Challenge, and we chose this one because it sounded SUPER COOL. It was not, in fact, what we expected. In fact, the impact of this one was seriously lackluster. Here’s why!

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Bibliomancy for Beginners Season 6: Being Fishkill by Ruth Lehrer

Episode 3 of our 6th season and last of our #ownvoices cycle is this strange coming of age lesbian novel with hardcore things to say about poverty and family as well. We did not expect the twists. It was good! We think…

Betwixt the Books Recommends: Audio Books

Wherein, we discuss some audio books that made the experience of reading better than reading a physical book would have been. We’ve both been seriously into audiobooks lately and wanted to share the love!

The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed Review (Spoiler Free)

The Nowhere Girls is an incredible story of many voices fighting back against a covered up sexual assault. An essential read for the #metoo movement.

Bibliomancy for Beginners s.6 e.2: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

For episode two of this new season, we’re keeping the OwnVoices theme with this one! I’ve wanted to read this since the second it came out, but grad school is hard guys. I figured it fit the theme perfectly and this way I’d make everyone read it! Great idea, past me.

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely Review

One of the best books I’ve read for school this year so far. If you haven’t read this yet, you need to. This dual narrative about the white and African-American experience with police brutality is so right now and necessary.