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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

TBRs and Wrap ups

February 2020 Wrap Up // Completing all my F/F Feb challenges and reading my best friend’s favourites books

As we close out February, I was disappointed in myself for not reading more of the books on my set TBR. But then I actually looked at my Goodreads and I read 10 books overall??? That’s the same amount as what I read in January. Suddenly I wasn’t so disappointed anymore. We Used to Be… Continue reading February 2020 Wrap Up // Completing all my F/F Feb challenges and reading my best friend’s favourites books

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday // Contemporaries, graphic novels, and funny books to save for a rainy day

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: April 16: Rainy Day Reads If there’s one thing we… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Contemporaries, graphic novels, and funny books to save for a rainy day

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday // The most extra things I’ve done for the love of books

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: April 9: Outrageous/Crazy/Uncharacteristic Things I’ve Done for the Love of… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // The most extra things I’ve done for the love of books

TBRs and Wrap ups

October 2018 Wrap Up // I read more books than in any other month of 2018

I shocked myself in October by reading more books than any other month of this year. I was still pretty busy, but I think I managed my time better this month in order to fit in more reading hours. I also went on a few long train journeys, which meant lots of additional reading time. The total… Continue reading October 2018 Wrap Up // I read more books than in any other month of 2018

Blogmas · Book articles · Book Reviews

Blogmas Day 14 – Book review: The Upside of Unrequited

Author: Becky Albertalli Pages: 336 Edition: Paperback Publication date: April 11th 2017 Read: 9th – 12th December Rating:  TWs: Fatphobia, homophobia, discrimination against religion and race. (These issues are all challenged and dealt with in a positive manner.) Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and… Continue reading Blogmas Day 14 – Book review: The Upside of Unrequited