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Book Review – The Other Side of Perfect

The Other Side of Perfect by Mariko Turk is a YA contemporary by a debut author published in May 2021. This book follows Alina, a high school junior who recently saw her dreams of becoming a professional ballerina disappear when she broke her leg. She is now back in high school full time and needs… Continue reading Book Review – The Other Side of Perfect

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ARC Review – Meet Me at the Summit

Meet Me at the Summit by Mandi Lynn is a YA contemporary novel that will be published on August 31st. The story follows Marley, a 19-ish year old who's parent died in a car accident about 9 months before the start of this book. Marley has dropped out of college and is working retail, generally… Continue reading ARC Review – Meet Me at the Summit

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ARC Review – Under the Whispering Door

Under the Whispering Door is the latest adult fantasy by TJ Klune which will be released on September 21st. This is the story of Wallace, a workaholic lawyer who dies from a heart attack. He is taken to a way station to sort out his feelings before he moves on. I really enjoyed this. As… Continue reading ARC Review – Under the Whispering Door

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Book Review – Ace of Spades

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is a new YA thriller that is getting a lot of rave reviews. The plot follows Chiamaka and Devon, two seniors at Nevius Private Academy. Chiamaka has her sights set on Yale and Devon is hoping for a scholarship to Julliard. Their senior yet starts great with becoming prefects… Continue reading Book Review – Ace of Spades

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Book Review – Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo is a YA novel in verse following two teenage girls who unexpectedly lose their father in a plane crash. Camino lives in the Dominican Republic and Yahaira lives in New York City and until the plane crash, they don't know about each other or the double life their… Continue reading Book Review – Clap When You Land

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ARC Review: The Meeting Point

The Meeting Point by Olivia Lara is a modern twist on a classic romance. This contemporary romance will be published on September 2nd. For her birthday, Maya flies to California to surprise her boyfriend who is on a business trip. Instead of her boyfriend, a Lift driver answers her texts when she arrives. Not only… Continue reading ARC Review: The Meeting Point

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Book Review – The Martian

The Martian by Andy Weir is a sci-fi novel originally self-published in 2011 and then re-released by a publisher in 2014. The story follows Mark Watney, a botanist/mechanical engineer who is stranded on Mars after this landing party presumes him dead and leaves during a storm. The book is mainly written in his log entries… Continue reading Book Review – The Martian

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ARC Review – The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives

The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives by Kristin Miller is a new phycological thriller set to be published on July 20th. When I saw the cover and title on NetGalley, it caught my eye and looked like a fun read, it didn't disappoint. The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives follows three of women living in… Continue reading ARC Review – The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives

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Book Review – One Last Stop

One Last Stop is the newest book by Casey McQuiston, the author of Red, White and Royal Blue. It's pitched as a contemporary LBTQ+ romance with a sci-fi twist. The story follows August, a bi-sexual 23-year old who recently moved to New York City to enroll in yet another college because she doesn't seem to… Continue reading Book Review – One Last Stop