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Book Review: Legendborn

Book Depository Affiliate 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… Continue reading Book Review: Legendborn

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Book Review: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

Book Depository Affiliate Title: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication: May 19 2020 Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Synopsis: It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capital, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory… Continue reading Book Review: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

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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

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Book Review: Anne Of Windy Poplars

Title: Anne Of Windy Poplars Author: L.M. Montgomery Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Publication Date: 1936 Genre: Children's Literature, Young Adult Contemporary Synopsis: Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known… Continue reading Book Review: Anne Of Windy Poplars

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Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over

Title: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson 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 that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College,… Continue reading Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over