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*I received this book from NetGalley and in no way shape or form does that affect my opinions. *CW: Suicide, Abuse As with Fiona Davis' previous novels, The Chelsea Girls blends two different storylines together seamlessly. This is a story of friendship, heartbreak, betrayal, and art in Post World War II America. We have the stories of … Continue reading #June19Review3

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*THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS, READ AT YOUR OWN RISK!!! Today's review is for the book Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson *Disclaimer: seek out Own Voices reviews for representation. When I finished reading this book, I had a somewhat difficult time being able to fully form a concrete review, other than the fact that … Continue reading #June19Review2

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Today's review is for Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco. Oh boy, I did not see the twist or the ending coming. What I loved is how much Audrey and Thomas have grown as characters and how much their relationship has grown. I also loved how there were so many possibilities for suspects. And dare I say … Continue reading #May19Review4

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Today's review is for Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini. While this book is short, the story is extremely impactful, and not only the story but the dedication. The dedication reads: "This book is dedicated to the thousands of refugees who have perished at sea fleeing war and persecution." The story is a heartbreaking letter from a father … Continue reading #May19Review3

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Today's review is for Hope Nation by Rose Brock. Some of the stories in this book are heartbreaking, but they are all filled with some sort of hope. The stories are also filled with excellent advice. Reading these stories, I felt like I was getting to know the authors featured in this book more. The stories … Continue reading #May19Review2

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Today's review is for Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn This is such an important book. Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile is about a woman, Mary Lemist Titcomb who wanted to further her education. when she was growing up, there weren't too many opportunities for women … Continue reading #May19Review1

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Today's review is for the graphic novel New Kid by Jerry Craft. CW/TW: Racism, racial profiling. This is a great middle-grade graphic novel. New Kid has a great story that tackles important topics such as lack of diversity at a private school, racism, racial profiling, and judging people without knowing them first. While this is a middle-grade … Continue reading #April19Review4

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Today's review is for On The Come Up by Angie Thomas.  You can also find this review on Goodreads. CW/TW: Gang violence, racial profiling, death, drugs Angie Thomas has done it again! This book was amazing, and I love that it was set in Garden Heights, it felt familiar but the story is so different. I loved … Continue reading #April19Review2

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Today's review is for The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan.  This review can also be found on Goodreads. CW/TW: Depression, Suicide *Disclaimer: Seek out own voices reviews for cultural representation. This book was heartbreaking and beautiful. The writing was so lyrical. I loved the flashback and memory scenes. I loved the relationship … Continue reading #April19Review1