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Blog Tour: In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

**Thank you so much to Algonquin Young Readers for the chance to be a part of this blog tour.** Review After her dad passes away, Ruth moves from 1950s NYC to Atlanta with her mom and her sister Nattie. Soon she finds herself enthralled with the southern charm of sweet tea and debutantes. She's drawn… Continue reading Blog Tour: In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

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Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

** Thank you NetGalley and Bloomsbury for this book in exchange for an honest review** It's a whole new take on the Cinderella story with a feminist spin. I really liked the concept of the new dystopian world (which has a bit of a Handmaid's tale feel to it) 200 hundred years after Cinderella meets… Continue reading Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

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Review: The Crowns of Croswald by D.E. Night

** Thank you NetGalley and Stories Untold for providing me an ARC in exchange for an honest review ** In Croswald, the only thing more powerful than dark magic is one secret…  For sixteen years Ivy Lovely has been hidden behind an enchanted boundary that separates the mundane from the magical. When Ivy crosses the… Continue reading Review: The Crowns of Croswald by D.E. Night

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Review: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

I was fortunate that my library has been able to provide a lot of books through their online catalog, and I decided to pick this gem up. Growing up in Canada, while racism is a prevalent topic that affect us, it wasn't something that was studied in depth or thoroughly at school. I recognized it… Continue reading Review: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

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Review: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

By Christina Lauren I have no words. It's beautiful. I'm crying. I can't. WHERE DO I EVEN BEGIN Autoboyography is a beautifully written coming-of-age book that explores identity and what it means to love. It's told by Tanner, a high school senior, who despite coming out as bisexual to his parents, has returned back into… Continue reading Review: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

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Review: Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez

Title: Woven in Moonlight Author: Isabel Ibañez Genre: Self Improvement Publisher: Page Street Books Publication Date: January 7th 2020 Page Count: 384 Rating: 4.5/5 Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lost everything when the usurper, Atoc, used an ancient relic to summon ghosts and drive the… Continue reading Review: Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez

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Review: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Title: Slaughterhouse-Five Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Dial Press Publication Date: January 12th 1999 Page Count: 275 Rating: 4/5 This is my first time reading Kurt Vonnegut, and well, it was definitely one hell of a ride. The story follows Billy Pilgrim a war veteran who has "come unstuck in time". The… Continue reading Review: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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Review: How to be Comfortable with being Uncomfortable by Ben Aldrridge

Title: How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: 43 Weird & Wonderful Ways to Build a Strong Resilient Mindset Author: Ben Aldrridge Genre: Self Improvement Publisher: Watkins Publication Date: June 5, 2020 Page Count: 150 Rating: 4/5 ** Thanks to NetGalley, Ben Aldridge, and Watkins Publishing for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.… Continue reading Review: How to be Comfortable with being Uncomfortable by Ben Aldrridge

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Review: A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Title: A Separate Peace Author: John Knowles Genre: Coming of Age, Historical Fiction Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: 1959 Page Count: 208 Rating: 4.5/5  An American classic and great bestseller for over fifty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to the… Continue reading Review: A Separate Peace by John Knowles