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  • If You Change Your Mind book review
    If You Change Your Mind by Robby Weber 400 pages published May 3rd, 2022 In this hilarious and heartfelt debut novel, an aspiring screenwriter learns sometimes love has its own script. Harry wants nothing more than to write Hollywood screenplays. He knows the first step toward achieving that goal is winning a screenwriting competition that […]
  • Portrait of a Thief book review
    Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li 384 pages published April 5th, 2022 Ocean’s Eleven meets The Farewell in Portrait of a Thief, a lush, lyrical heist novel inspired by the true story of Chinese art vanishing from Western museums; about diaspora, the colonization of art, and the complexity of the Chinese American identity.  History is told by […]
  • Siren Queen book review
    Siren Queen by Nghi Vo 288 pages publishes May 10th, 2022 From award-winning author Nghi Vo comes a dazzling new novel where immortality is just a casting call away It was magic. In every world, it was a kind of magic.  “No maids, no funny talking, no fainting flowers.” Luli Wei is beautiful, talented, and […]
  • This Rebel Heart book review
    This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke 448 pages published April 5th, 2022 The Fountains of Silence meets Spinning Silver in this rollicking tale set amid the 1956 Hungarian revolution in post-WWII Communist Budapest from Sydney Taylor Honor winner Katherine Locke.  In the middle of Budapest, there is a river. Csilla knows the river is magic. During WWII, the […]
  • The Romantic Agenda book review
    The Romantic Agenda by Claire Kann 336 pages published April 12th, 2022 Joy is in love with Malcolm. But Malcolm really likes Summer. Summer is in love with love. And Fox is Summer’s ex-boyfriend.  Thirty, flirty, and asexual Joy is secretly in love with her best friend Malcolm, but she’s never been brave enough to […]
  • Dig Two Graves review
    Dig Two Graves by Gretchen McNeil 352 pages published April 26th, 2022 Thanks to NetGalley for the review copy! One of Us is Lying meets Hitchcock in this novel from celebrated author of the #MurderTrending series, Gretchen McNeil.  I did my part, BFF. Now it’s your turn.  Seventeen-year-old film noir fan Neve Lanier is a girl […]
  • Can’t Wait Wednesday | May 18th
    Can’t Wait Wednesday is a book blogging meme hosted over at Wishful Endings. It’s to discuss and spotlight books that you’re excited about but that you haven’t read yet, to get you more excited about your TBR pile! It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, which is hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine. I first […]
  • Arden Grey book review
    Arden Grey by Ray Stoeve 288 pages published April 26th, 2022 An insightful, raw YA novel about a young photographer navigating toxic relationships and how they influence her identitySixteen-year-old Arden Grey is struggling. Her mother has left their family, her father and her younger brother won’t talk about it, and a classmate, Tanner, keeps harassing […]
  • The Mapmakers book review
    The Mapmakers by Tamzin Merchant and illustrated by Paola Escobar 384 pages published May 3rd, 2022 Cordelia Hatmaker has saved England from war. She stopped Lord Whitloof’s sinister plans, rescued the King and Princess, and restored the Makers Guild. But she still hasn’t found her missing father. Ever since Cordelia discovered the hidden map in […]
  • Drew LeClair Gets a Clue book review
    Drew LeClair Gets A Clue by Katryn Bury 288 pages published March 1st, 2022 In this modern take on Harriet the Spy, twelve-year-old Drew uses her true crime expertise to catch the cyberbully in her school–only to discover that family, friendship, and identity are the hardest mysteries to solve. Drew Leclair knows what it takes to […]

I’m Latitude, and I really really really wanted to start a book blog, and then I did! I’m a student of literature, a creative writer, and hopefully someday a librarian. I’m passionate about robots, Michigan, and the color pink. Welcome to my blog!