Interview with Karina Manta

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About the author: “Karina Manta was born in Olympia, Washington, but she grew up in the sunshine of Chandler, Arizona. Despite being raised in the desert, she fell in love

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On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating | Karina Manta

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On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta Out Now from Knopf Books; 327 pages Content Warnings: Discussion of an eating disorder,

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International Adoption in Kid Lit: Where’s the YA Rep?

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Hi, my name is Erika! I am a writer (and web manager!) for Pine Reads Review. I am also adopted from China. This makes me an international adoptee, or transnational

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Not Here to Be Liked | Michelle Quach

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Not Here to Be Liked by Michelle Quach Out Now from Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins; 371 pages Content Warning: Strong language, underage drinking, mild sexual content, parent losing a job, sexism,

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Debut, Diverse, and Deadly Fun Middle Grade Books! | PRR’s Spooky 2021 MG Reading List

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Halloween is just around the corner… And to celebrate the spookiest stories in middle grade, Pine Reads has compiled a list of 13 books that range from fun and campy

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Interview with Margie Fuston

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About the author: “Margie Fuston grew up in the woods of California where she made up fantasy worlds that always involved unicorns. In college, she earned undergraduate degrees in business

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