ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Contemporary

Book Review: The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood

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Do you enjoy heartwarming reads with quirky characters?  Do I have the book for you!

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: And I Darken by Kiersten White

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Today I’m back with a book review for And I Darken  by Kiersten White.  And I Darken is a YA historical fiction with a very unique concept: it is a gender swap retelling of Vlad the Impaler.  Did the author pull it off?

You are going to have to read on to find out 🙂

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

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A modern day retelling of Shakespeare’s The Tempest set in a correctional facility?  Sounds weird… I’m in!

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Book Reviews, Contemporary, LGBTQ, Young Adult

Diverse Young Adult Books in Review: Aristotle and Dante & Symptoms of Being Human

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Hello bookworms!

While on my quest to diversify my reading, I realized that I needed to read more books within the realm of LGBTQIA+ fiction.  So today, I am brining you mini reviews for two young adult books that I’ve recently read, and I think you should as well.

Books included in this post: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Bengamin Alire Sáenz & Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

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Book Reviews, Kids' Corner, Middle Grade

Kids’ Corner: Diverse Middle Grade Books in Review (Feb 2017) #DiverseKidLit

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Hello bookworms!

As some of you may remember, I made it one of my 2017 goals to read & promote more diverse children’s books.  Today I bring you mini-reviews for a few diverse middle grade books.

*Books included in this post: Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai, Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper, & When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin

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