The title of this memoir is no joke. It opens with a dead body, details Phair's affair(s), and never tries to paint the author in a perfect light. It’s as raw and honest as you would expect from her music, if you're into it. Even if you're not, I highly recommend trying her book out anyway. She's a terrific writer.Recommended by Erin K.
I loved Mary H. K. Choi's debut Emergency Contact, but I loved her second book Permanent Record even more. In it, Choi tackles fame, social media and that moment between childhood and adulthood where so many of us tend to be lost — and she also takes on debt and the way young people are preyed upon by the credit card and loan industry. Permanent Record should be required reading for teens in high school and college. It... (read more)Recommended by Erin K.
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman is one of the best books I've ever read. It effortlessly contains characters of many colors, sizes, and sexualities. It is not a book that you read, but absorb.Recommended by Erin K.
This book is perfect for teens of all genders, and adults who need a little Feminism 101. I really appreciated the way Moxie talks to its readers and not at them. I will be recommending this book to everyone.Recommended by Erin K.
Bombshell is something between a dream and a nightmare. Joss makes up personalities and "catfishes" people — and she never learns her lesson when her lies go too far. I recommend this book to people looking for a YA psychological thriller. Recommended by Erin K.