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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

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Sanctuary blog tour // An intriguing and tense murder-mystery

Today I’m really excited to be sharing my review of Sanctuary and kicking off the blog tour with Library Looter and Niffler Reads. Make sure you check out their reviews too! The small Connecticut town of Sanctuary is rocked by the death of its star quarterback. Daniel’s death looked like an accident, but everyone knows… Continue reading Sanctuary blog tour // An intriguing and tense murder-mystery

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The Black Veins blog tour // Review + Author Q&A

Today, for my stop on The Black Veins blog tour I’m excited to be sharing a Q&A with Ashia Monet and my review of the book. Make sure to check out tour host CW’s post as well as the other posts listed below! Sixteen-year-old Blythe is one of seven Guardians: magicians powerful enough to cause… Continue reading The Black Veins blog tour // Review + Author Q&A

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Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Author: Arvin Ahmadi Pages: 384 Edition: e-ARC Genres: YA, sci-fi, contemporary, romance Rating: 4 stars CWs: Trauma, depression, cyber-bullying, on-page death, alcoholism, insomnia, discussions of suicide. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She builds entire worlds from scratch: Mars craters, shimmering lakes, any virtual experience her heart desires. But she can’t code her dad… Continue reading Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

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Review: The Opposite of Always // A YA contemporary with a Groundhog Day twist

Author: Justin A. Reynolds Pages: 464 pages Edition: e-ARC Read: 6th – 9th March 2019 Rating: 4 stars CWs: Death, chronic illness, racism, racial profiling, shootings When Jack and Kate meet at a party, bonding until sunrise over their mutual love of Froot Loops and their favorite flicks, Jack knows he’s falling—hard. Soon she’s meeting… Continue reading Review: The Opposite of Always // A YA contemporary with a Groundhog Day twist

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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