The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Genre: YA, Contemporary My rating: 5/5 Recommended for: Every single person on Earth, especially Indonesians who think ‘the majority’ needs to come first than ‘the minority’ “What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” Khalil died in Starr’s arms. The bullets from the cop’s gun […]

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P.S. I Like You by Kasie West

Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Romance My rating: 3/5 Recommended for: Teenagers who like romance and are not unfamiliar with misunderstandings How do you survive being bored out of your mind during Chemistry class? This is Lily’s answer: she scribbles song lyrics on her desk. The next time she’s there, though, someone else has written down […]

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MODERN ROMANCE by Aziz Ansari

Genre: Nonfiction My rating: 4/5 Recommended for: People who want to know more about love and dating in today’s world When I first picked up this book, I was expecting a hilarious commentary on dating in the era of social media. I was very pleasantly surprised that it wasn’t just a stand-up comedian laughing at […]

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