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Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Title: Dumplin' Author: Julie Murphy Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Balzer + Bray Date published: September 15th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 384 Rating: 3/5 Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini… Continue reading Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

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Mini Review: 8 Poetry Books

Here were some poetry collections that I received from NetGalley and I wanted to share my thoughts with you. 1. The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One by Amanda Lovelace Rating: 5/5 Amanda Lovelace's voice hits readers with another great collection. This book talks about many heavy topics in a bold and driven tone that… Continue reading Mini Review: 8 Poetry Books

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Review: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Title: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things Author: Carolyn Mackler Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: Bloomsbury Date published: April 3, 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 256 Rating: 3.5/5 Fifteen-year-old Virginia feels like a plus-sized black sheep in her family, especially next to her perfect big brother Byron. Not to mention… Continue reading Review: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

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Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Title: The Upside of Unrequited Author: Becky Albertalli Type: Fiction Genre: Young Adult, Romance Publisher: Balzer + Bray Date published: April 11th 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 336 Rating: 5/5 Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter… Continue reading Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

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Review: Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green

Title: Lighter Than My Shadow Author: Katie Green Type: Graphic Novel Genre: Young Adult, Memoir Publisher: Diamond Book Distributors Date published: October 3, 2017 Format: Digital Page Count: 515 Source: ARC via Netgalley Rating: 4/5 Like most kids, Katie was a picky eater. She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her… Continue reading Review: Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green