Books, Reading, Uncategorized, Young Adult Literature

Review Time!: When Dimple Met Rishi

Ready for our first review? Strap on in!

When Dimple Met Rishi
by Sandhya Menon
published by SimonTeen (May 30, 2017)
384 pages

3-5-star-rating-black-hi

When Dimple Met Rishi follows two very teenagers who are destined to meet.

Dimple, an aspiring web developer, has no time for anything but following her dreams. She’s solely focused on meeting her STEM icon and building up her resume for the brightest future imaginable.

Rishi, on the other hand, is a bit of a hopeless romantic. Fond of his cultural heritage and determined to please his parents, Rishi is a little too eager when his parents send him to a summer program with the promise that his promised bride will also be attending.

That promised bride just so happens to be Dimple who embraces Rishi by splashing him in the face with her iced coffee. Perhaps she would’ve been more open to the arrangement had her parents warned her. Can they learn to accept each other and maybe even love each other?

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Books, podcast, Reading, Uncategorized

Levar Burton is back!

Not at all ashamed of how much I love Levar Burton. If you haven’t heard, the Reading Rainbow and Star Trek  veteran is back with a new podcast about reading.

And yes. He tells the listeners stories.

Check it out! It will officially be available tomorrow on all platforms but you can listen early. Happy Monday indeed!

Books, featured, Reading, Welcome, Young Adult Literature

Welcome!

Welcome to Hooray for YA!

A little about me:

  • I love YA lit (duh).
  • I love writing about YA lit (duh).
  • I went to school and studied about how to write about YA lit (to which many people say, “Wait, you can do that?”)
  • I’m also rather fond of 19th century literature.
  • If I’m sad, I make pancakes.
  • If I’m scared, I wear superhero underwear.
  • If a dog walks past, I will point it out.

A little about you (I presume?):

  • You love YA lit.
  • You love reading about YA lit.
  • You’re looking for book recommendations.
  • You love the occasional giveaway.
  • You love book-themed recipes.

Then welcome to Hooray for YA! Engage, interact, talk to me, and keep reading!