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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

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Blog tour: Tweet Cute // A tasty tale of food and romance

Friends, today is my stop on the Tweet Cute blog tour and I’m really excited to be sharing my review of this sweet contemporary. Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming ― mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely… Continue reading Blog tour: Tweet Cute // A tasty tale of food and romance

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Review: The Princess and the Fangirl // A celebration of fan culture and conventions

Imogen Lovelace is an ordinary fangirl on an impossible mission: save her favorite character, Princess Amara, from being killed off from her favorite franchise, Starfield. The problem is, Jessica Stone—the actress who plays Princess Amara—wants nothing more than to leave the intense scrutiny of the fandom behind. If this year’s ExcelsiCon isn’t her last, she’ll… Continue reading Review: The Princess and the Fangirl // A celebration of fan culture and conventions

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Blog tour: The Sky Weaver // A fitting finale for a fiery series

Today is my stop on The Sky Weaver blog tour, hosted by Gollancz. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and I love the trilogy so I’m excited to be sharing my review. At the end of one world, there always lies another. Safire, a soldier, knows her role in this world is to serve the… Continue reading Blog tour: The Sky Weaver // A fitting finale for a fiery series

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Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back // Vikings, battles, and foretelling the future

Author: Adrienne Young Genre: YA fantasy Pages: 311 Edition: Advanced FC Rating: 4 stars TWs: Violence, domestic abuse, gore, blood, on-page death For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue. Her… Continue reading Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back // Vikings, battles, and foretelling the future

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Blog tour: Angel Mage // Rich in magic, action, and angelic intervention

Today is my stop on the Angel Mage blog tour and I’m excited to be sharing my review of Garth Nix’s new novel. More than a century has passed since Liliath crept into the empty sarcophagus of Saint Marguerite, fleeing the Fall of Ystara. But she emerges from her magical sleep still beautiful, looking no… Continue reading Blog tour: Angel Mage // Rich in magic, action, and angelic intervention

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Blog tour: That Asian Kid // A bold new contemporary that discusses racism and microaggressions

Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for That Asian Kid, and I’m excited to be sharing my review. Despite his hard work and brains, Jeevan, is doing badly in his GCSE English literature class. His teacher, Mrs Greaves, dislikes him intensely and Jeevan is convinced that he is the victim of racial prejudice.… Continue reading Blog tour: That Asian Kid // A bold new contemporary that discusses racism and microaggressions