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Blog tour // Bloom by Kevin Panetta

Author/artist: Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau Pages: 368 Released: 29th January 2019 Edition: e-ARC Read: 18th – 27th January 2019 Rating: 4.5 stars Now that high school is over, Ari is dying to move to the big city with his ultra-hip band―if he can just persuade his dad to let him quit his job at… Continue reading Blog tour // Bloom by Kevin Panetta

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Blog tour: The Girl in the Broken Mirror // A powerful, moving tale of assault and recovery

Author: Savita Kalhan Pages: 322 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: 29th March 2018 Read: 25th – 30th October Rating:  TWs: Rape, assault, attempted suicide, emotional manipulation, PTSD, death of a parent (not on-page) Jay’s creative writing exercise is to write a fairy tale, to end with ‘they lived happily ever after’. But the way her… Continue reading Blog tour: The Girl in the Broken Mirror // A powerful, moving tale of assault and recovery

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Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Authors: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Pages: 448 Edition: Paperback ARC Read: 19th – 23rd August 2018 Rating:  CWs: homophobia, racism, cheating, panic attacks Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks… Continue reading Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

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Blog Tour: The Caged Queen // A fiery and politically-dense sequel

Author: Kristen Ciccarelli Pages: 400 Edition: Paperback ARC Publication date: 27th September Read: 25th August – 5th September 2018 Once there were two sisters born with a bond so strong that it forged them together forever. When they were angry, mirrors shattered, and when they were happy, flowers bloomed. It was a magic they cherished—until… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Caged Queen // A fiery and politically-dense sequel

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Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

Author: Samira Ahmed Pages: 255 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: January 16th 2018 Read: 19th February – 24th February 2018 Rating:  American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their suburban Chicago home, and being paired off with… Continue reading Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

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Book review: City of Ghosts

Author: Victoria Schwab Pages: 272 Edition: US ARC Publication date: 28th August 2018 Read: 19th – 23rd May 2018 Rating:  Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted… Continue reading Book review: City of Ghosts

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Blog Tour: Book review – Vicious Rumer

Today I’m excited to share my review for the Vicious Rumer blog tour. This book is an enigmatic thriller about a girl running from her past, a curse, and a mobster, and I’d definitely recommend it for readers into murder mysteries and crime thrillers. I’m slightly late with my post, as my original spot on… Continue reading Blog Tour: Book review – Vicious Rumer