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Book review: Between Perfect and Real by Ray Stoeve

Between Perfect and Real released in the UK last week and I’m excited to be sharing my review of this heart-felt YA contemporary. Thank you to Abrams and Chronicle for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis Dean Foster knows he’s a trans guy. He’s watched enough YouTube videos and done… Continue reading Book review: Between Perfect and Real by Ray Stoeve

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Blog tour: Illusionary by Zoraida Córdova

Today is my stop on the Hodderscape Illusionary blog tour and I’m happy to be sharing my review of what’s become one of my new favourite duologies. Thank you to Hodderscape for providing me with a copy of the book in exchange for participation in the blog tour and an honest review. Synopsis Reeling from… Continue reading Blog tour: Illusionary by Zoraida Córdova

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Caffeine Book Tours blog tour: Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Today is my stop on the Son of the Storm blog tour, hosted by Caffeine Book Tours and I’m excited to be sharing my review and favourite quotes from the novel. A big thank you to Caffeine Book Tours and the publisher, Orbit, for sending me an advanced reader’s copy as part of my participation… Continue reading Caffeine Book Tours blog tour: Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa

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Review: Mina and the Undead by Amy McCaw // A tense, thrilling YA horror

Today is the release day for Mina and the Undead and I’m excited to be sharing my review of this YA gothic horror novel. 17-year-old Mina, from England, arrives in New Orleans to visit her estranged sister, Libby. After growing up in Whitby, the town that inspired Dracula, Mina loves nothing more than a creepy… Continue reading Review: Mina and the Undead by Amy McCaw // A tense, thrilling YA horror

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Book review: Fable // Shipwrecks, storms, and romance on the high seas

Today I’m excited to be sharing my review for Fable by Adrienne Young. This is a YA fantasy story about a girl who joins a ship’s crew to try and find her father. A big thank you to Titan for providing me with an e-ARC in exchange for an honest review. This does not influence… Continue reading Book review: Fable // Shipwrecks, storms, and romance on the high seas

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Book review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Today I’m very excited to be sharing my review for The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab. Huge thanks to Titan for sending me with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the novel. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation,… Continue reading Book review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

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Reading The Archived for the first time

Before July 2020, I’d never read The Archived before. (I know.) It’s Victoria Schwab’s second novel and one of the last few I need to read before I’ve read all of her publised works. So, when Alison and I planned Schwab Readalong, we decided to make it the first book we read. The main reason… Continue reading Reading The Archived for the first time

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Blog tour: Iron Heart by Nina Varela

Today I’m SO excited to be sharing my review of Iron Heart by Nina Varela, as part of the Caffeine Book Tours blog tour. A huge thank you to Caffeine Book Tours for providing me with an advance copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. Make sure you check out the full… Continue reading Blog tour: Iron Heart by Nina Varela

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Book review: Yes No Maybe So // A politically-charged contemporary about standing up for what you believe in

Authors: Becky Albertalli + Aisha Saeed Genre: YA contemporary, romance Pages: 436 Format: Paperback ARC + audiobook Rating: 4 stars TWs: Islamophobia, antisemitism, racism, sexism. Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state candidate – as long as he’s behind the scenes. There’s no way he’d ever knock on doors to ask people… Continue reading Book review: Yes No Maybe So // A politically-charged contemporary about standing up for what you believe in

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Blog tour: Harley in the Sky // A soaring YA contemporary that reaches new heights

Yes, I did just make an aerialist joke in the title of this post. That’s because today is my stop on the Harley in the Sky blog tour. I’m excited to be sharing my review of this wonderful book that I simply couldn’t put it down. Harley Milano has dreamed of being a trapeze artist… Continue reading Blog tour: Harley in the Sky // A soaring YA contemporary that reaches new heights