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Brooke Sokoloski

New York, NY



Hofstra student with a passion for YA and children's lit

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Friday, June 5th, 2020

7 TikToks Every YA Lover Should Watch

I never *got* the appeal of Tiktok. For months just about every friend and classmate I know downloaded the app and spent endless hours scrolling through the short-form videos on it. Yet every time I’d watch the videos I felt it was a fad I couldn’t get into. One change of heart later and I’m ready to admit the truth: … Read More


Brooke S., tiktok, reading
Monday, April 6th, 2020

A Rainbow of LGBTQIA+ YA Novels

Because we could all use a little color right now.RedCemetery Boys by Aiden ThomasDarius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib KhorramThe Extraordinaries by TJ KluneThe Pursuit of Miss Heartbreak Hotel by Moe BonneauOrangeNot Your Sidekick by C.B. LeeGay Love & Other Fairy Tales by Dylan JamesThe Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin BrownBrave Face by Shaun David HutchinsonYellowJuliet Takes … Read More


Meg & Linus, queer, LGBTQIA+, Cemetery Boys, queens of geek, Going Off Script
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Around the World in 8 YA Books

It’s more than a little cliché, but books have the power to transport readers to places we might never otherwise visit. Especially being a month out from spring break and warm weather, I think a lot of us have come down with a bad case of wanderlust! We prescribe a strict regimen of YA novels that will have you feeling … Read More


The Hummingbird Dagger, book recommendations, Gone by Nightfall, Brooke S., reading, The Midnight Dance
Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

5 Sweet YA Reads for National Cookie Day

Happy National Cookie Day! We all know there are two types of people in the world: those who actually try their hand at baking and those who prefer to watch baking shows while secretly thinking they’d do way better than the competitors (guilty as charged). If you fall into either of those categories, then you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find … Read More


Kissing Max Holden, Brooke S., Home Ick, book recommendations

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