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Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson (ARC)

Happy Sunday, bloggers! I’ve been MIA for a couple days while getting accustomed to a new medication, but today I feel very good and I can’t wait to talk about this book. Because it’s Sunday, I’m also going to dub this my Standalone Sunday post, but this is an ARC review first and foremost. I received a copy… Continue reading Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson (ARC)

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Dreadnought (Nemesis, #1) by April Daniels (ARC)

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not change how I feel about this book. Title: Dreadnought (Nemesis, #1) by April Daniels Release date: January 24th, 2017 Genre: Young Adult – Urban Fantasy, Superheroes Verdict: ☆☆☆☆ — TW for transphobia/queerphobia, outing without consent, f-slur, t-slur, mention of r*pe — Danny Tozer has… Continue reading Dreadnought (Nemesis, #1) by April Daniels (ARC)

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Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

Before I get started, I want y’all to know that this book spoke to my soul and demanded it stand up and listen. I can’t think of a book that hit me harder than this one in a more memorable and genuine way. I also typed up about a thousand words for my first draft… Continue reading Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

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Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Title: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee Release date: May 24th, 2016 Genre: Young Adult – Historical Fiction Verdict: ☆☆☆☆ San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white… Continue reading Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

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Standalone Sunday: Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed

Happy start-of-the-week! Standalone Sunday is a feature created by Megan @ Bookslayer Reads where every Sunday the goal is to feature a standalone book (not part of a series) that you loved or would recommend! There’s tons of focus on books that are part of a series, so take some time to promote a standalone that… Continue reading Standalone Sunday: Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed

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Standalone Sunday: Kids of Appetite by David Arnold

Title: Kids of Appetite by David Arnold Release date: September 20th, 2016 Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Fiction, Mystery Verdict: Solid four stars. Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco have a story to tell. It begins with the death of Vic’s father. It ends with the murder of Mad’s uncle. The Hackensack Police Department would very much… Continue reading Standalone Sunday: Kids of Appetite by David Arnold

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Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman

Title: Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman Release date: November 22nd, 2016 Genre: Young Adult – Science Fiction > Dystopia Verdict: ☆☆☆☆☆ Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones… Continue reading Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman