• Book Reviews

    Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi

    Decoding young adults is not so mystifying, if you just text it in. Song Pairing: “All of the Things (feat. Hyara)” by Sergioisdead  Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist I like to read a little harder between the lines…

  • Book Reviews

    Sociable by Rebecca Harrington

    A Millennial Manifesto for a struggling generation Song Pairing: “Everest” by Klangstof Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Sociable is by far one of the most miserable mirrors to society I’ve read in a while; I enjoyed it immensely. It…

  • Book Reviews

    The Mermaid by Christina Henry

    Saccharine and simple, The Mermaid is a lovely summer read. Song Pairing: “Bullet” by Ann Marr Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist We all know this fairly predictable mermaid myth. A sea maiden is caught by a sailor, falls in…

  • Book Reviews

    Gun Love by Jennifer Clement

    Gun Love is all dark mud and opalescent poetry, rife with racketeering and heart. Song Pairing: “Heaven is a Place” by Amber Run Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Gun Love is what happens if the Gilmore Girls became a…

  • Book Reviews

    Vox by Christina Dalcher

    Vox is another in a long line of feminist think-pieces documenting the subtle rise of a dystopian patriarchy. Song Pairing: “A Vision That’s Changed” by Malena Zavala Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist SYNOPSIS Dr. Jean is a celebrated linguistic…

  • Book Reviews

    The Way I Used To Be by Amber Smith

    Please note that this book has a trigger warning for anyone sensitive to rape, incest, abuse, substance abuse, and violence. In the tradition of Speak, this extraordinary debut novel shares the unforgettable story of a young woman as she struggles…

  • Book Reviews,  Quick Reads

    Thornhill by Pam Smy

    Feels Like: Stephen King’s Carrie character was sent to boarding school and is still getting bullied. Step into the world, past and present, of Thornhill Institute. Told in letters from an orphan, Mary, living at Thornhill in the 80’s and…

  • Book Reviews

    The Pisces by Melissa Broder

    The Pisces doesn’t sink, but it certainly doesn’t swim. Song Pairing: “Don’t Let Me Down” by Sabrina Claudio Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Melissa Broder, author of So Sad Today and all of my favorite sardonic, self-critical tweets, joins…