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Book Review: Simone Breaks All The Rules

Title: Simone Breaks All The Rules Author: Debbie Rigaud Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication Date: June 1st, 2021 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Young Adult Romance Synopsis: Her strict Haitian immigrant parents enforce no-dating rules and curfews, and send Simone to an all-girls school. As for prom? Simone is allowed to go on one condition: her parents… Continue reading Book Review: Simone Breaks All The Rules

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Book Review: Sirma

Title: Sirma Author: Reni Stankova Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: July 1st 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Content Warnings: non-descriptive rape scene, an implicit sex scene between consenting adults, and heavy violence. Synopsis: Sirma has spent the first 18 years of her life as a happy and hardworking Slavic girl in her quiet mountain village. Until she… Continue reading Book Review: Sirma

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Book Review: The Cost Of Knowing

Title: The Cost of Knowing Author: Britney Morris Publisher: Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Publication Date: April 6th, 2021 Genres: Young Adult Contemporary  ARC from SIimon Teen and Coloured Pages Book Tours Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus is trying his best. He tries to be the best employee he can be at the local ice… Continue reading Book Review: The Cost Of Knowing

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Whispers From The Stars: April 2021

My Most Anticipated YA Releases Title: Zara Hossain Is Here Author: Sabina Khan Release Date: April 6th 2021 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Pakistani immigrant, Zara Hossain, has been leading a fairly typical life in Corpus Christi, Texas, since her family moved there for her father to work as a paediatrician. While dealing with the Islamophobia that she… Continue reading Whispers From The Stars: April 2021

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Book Review: The Affliction Of Praha

Title: The Affliction Of Praha Author: Simon Gillard Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Publication Date: July 9th 2020 Genre: Adult Historical Mystery Synopsis: It’s 20th-century Czechoslovakia… and murder comes knocking.The Teralov family are loved and respected by everyone in Prague, adored for bringing prosperity and hope to its downtrodden people… so nobody expected to find Peter… Continue reading Book Review: The Affliction Of Praha

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Book Review: The Last Miracle

Title: The Last Miracle Author: Robert W. Adams Publisher: Self- Published Publication Date: April 21st 2020 Genre: Adult Thriller, Psychological Magical Realism Synopsis: Surrender means losing herself forever. Refusal means the end of the world. After the death of her mother, Eight-year-old Thea begins to hear and feel things other people don’t. The voice in… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Miracle

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Book Review: Catch Lili Too

Title: Catch Lili Too Author: Sophie Whittemore Publisher: NineStar Press Publication Date: November 6th 2020 Genre: Queer Punk Fantasy ARC Review Synopsis: Lili is a Mesopotamian siren, and life as an immortal being is hard enough as it is. She’s asexual (which is incredibly difficult to reconcile if your entire point as a mythical being… Continue reading Book Review: Catch Lili Too

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Book Review: The Girl From The Well

Title: The Girl From The Well Author: Rin Chupeco Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: May 1 2015 Genre: Young Adult Horror Synopsis: I am where dead children go. Okiku is a lonely soul. She has wandered the world for centuries, freeing the spirits of the murdered-dead. Once a victim herself, she now takes the lives… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl From The Well

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Book Review: Incendiary

Title: Incendiary Author: Zoraida Cordova Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Publication Date: April 28th 2020 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Synopsis: I am Renata Convida.I have lived a hundred stolen lives.Now I live my own. Renata Convida was only a child when she was kidnapped by the King's Justice and brought to the luxurious palace of Andalucia. As a… Continue reading Book Review: Incendiary