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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: 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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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

TBRs and Wrap ups

March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

March was a month of some real ups and downs. For about a week, I felt dejected, but as the month progressed I celebrated my Dad’s birthday, spent Easter with my family, and by the end of the March I’d bounced back. One of the biggest things I did last month was organise my very… Continue reading March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

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Blog Tour: Starfish review

Author: Akemi Dawn Bowman Pages: 352 Edition: Paperback ARC Publication date: April 5th 2018 Read: February 24th – March 11th 2018 Rating:   Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep… Continue reading Blog Tour: Starfish review