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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: Briar Coats And The Tunnel Of Styx

Title: Briar Coats And The Tunnel Of Styx Author: K.J. Long Publisher: Self Published Publication Date: November 1st, 2020 Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Synopsis: Briar is a wild boy. Living in a mangrove-tree city, he has been assigned the job of builder, but he is desperate to become an explorer. At least he can swim… Continue reading Book Review: Briar Coats And The Tunnel Of Styx

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Book Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes

Title: When Life Gives You Mangoes Author: Kereen Getten Publisher: October 20 2020 Publication Date: Delacorte Press Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Clara lives on an island that visitors call exotic. But there's nothing exotic about it to Clara. She loves eating ripe mangos off the ground, running outside in the rain with her… Continue reading Book Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes

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Book Review: Legendborn

Title: Legendborn Author: Tracy Deonn Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (Simon and Schuster) Publication Date: September 15, 2020 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, Urban Fantasy Synopsis: After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC–Chapel… Continue reading Book Review: Legendborn

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Book Review: You Should See Me In A Crown

Title: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication Date: June 2 2020 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Romance Synopsis: Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan… Continue reading Book Review: You Should See Me In A Crown

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Whispers From The Stars: August 2020

Most Anticipated Reads Title: Star Daughter Author: Shveta Thakrar Expected Release Date: August 11 2020 Synopsis: This gorgeously imagined YA debut blends shades of Neil Gaiman's Stardust and a breathtaking landscape of Hindu mythology into a radiant contemporary fantasy. The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to… Continue reading Whispers From The Stars: August 2020

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July Wrap Up

Title: Auditory Viewpoint Author: Lillian R. Melendez ★★ Review DNF Title: Lockdown Author: Aella Black ★★★ Review Title: Identity Author: Alexandra Bayer ★★★★ Review Title: Kiss and 'Telle ? Author: Nadine C. Keels ★★★ Review Title: The Order Of TSP Author: C.A. Day ★★ Review Title: Dismantling Vindictiveness Author: Lillian R. Melendez ★ Review DNF… Continue reading July Wrap Up