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Maddy’s Mini Reviews Monday: Literary Books Edition

Round two of Maddy’s reviews! This week it’s literary books mini reviews. We’ve got some contemporary, some dark academia, realistic fiction (ish) and non fiction! I couldn’t think of a genre to fit them all so hopefully literary counts? Literary Books Mini Reviews If you’d like to read my last edition of Maddy’s Mini Reviews, then click here (it was fantasy edition)! Honestly the books … Continue reading Maddy’s Mini Reviews Monday: Literary Books Edition

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Maddy’s Mini Reviews Monday: Fantasy Books Edition

Welcome to the start of my new series: Maddy’s Mini Reviews Monday! We’re starting off with the fantasy books mini reviews and next week a new genre of reviews shall be published! I started this series as honestly reviews were seriously becoming a task I felt that I could never complete becuase I was just so behind. So mini reviews were my answers, short, snappy, … Continue reading Maddy’s Mini Reviews Monday: Fantasy Books Edition

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#BookyChats Book Club: November’s Pick & Introduction

I’m excited to announce officially about my online book club #BookyChats! My aim for this club is to encourage readers to pick up diverse books and include marginalised groups. I have such a passion for these sorts of books, I’m so happy that so many of you want to diversify your reading. Really, I started the club in October. However it was a bit last … Continue reading #BookyChats Book Club: November’s Pick & Introduction

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Selfcare For Bookworms: What You Should Know!

Selfcare For Bookworms, is one I intended to post on World Mental Health Day. But if I’m honest, it wasn’t the best day for me mentally and it felt wrong to post it. Self care is important at any time of day, even if it isn’t World Mental Health Day. 2020 has been such a tough year, my mental health is pretty much crippling, but … Continue reading Selfcare For Bookworms: What You Should Know!

Your Heart After Dark By Mahtab Rohan Interview!

This is my tour stop for the Hear Our Voices blog tour! I was lucky to interview the author of Your Heart After Dark, a YA contemporary mixed with paranormal! Where did the inspiration come for YOUR HEART AFTER DARK? A: I can’t talk about what inspired the story overall. It’s too complicated for me to discuss comfortably. But I can tell you that a … Continue reading Your Heart After Dark By Mahtab Rohan Interview!

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Punching The Air By Ibi Zoboi And Yusef Salaam: Book Review

Punching The Air is a powerful YA book written in verse about a black boy who’s wrongfully incarcerated. I received a free copy of this book because I am a part of the #PunchingTheAirTour , however all opinions and thoughts are not biased! Introduction To Punching The Air Amal Shahid has a bright future ahead of him, yet despite being in a diverse art school, … Continue reading Punching The Air By Ibi Zoboi And Yusef Salaam: Book Review

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You Should See Me In A Crown By Leah Johnson: Audiobook Review

You Should See Me In A Crown is a f/f romance contemporary. There’s drama, friendship, racism and homophobia involved in this prom themed story. Warning, trigger warnings may contain spoilers: trigger warnings: death of a parent (off-page), loved ones with chronic illness, racism, homophobia, bullying, illness, mental illness (panic and anxiety attacks), vomiting Introduction To You Should See Me In A Crown Liz Lighty has never … Continue reading You Should See Me In A Crown By Leah Johnson: Audiobook Review

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My Sister, The Serial Killer By Oyinkan Braithwaite

My Sister, The Serial Killer is a short thriller with interesting dynamics with relationships! Introduction To My Sister, The Serial Killer Korede’s sister Ayoola is a serial killer and Korede will do anything for her because family comes first. Even if she is a psychopath. This novel discusses society’s expectations, sisterhood and childhood traumas. It’s an intriguing concept and proved to keep me hooked as … Continue reading My Sister, The Serial Killer By Oyinkan Braithwaite

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The Poet X By Elizabeth Acevedo: Book Review

Poet X is a heart-wrenching novel filled with slam poetry and exploring matters such a religion, culture, femininity, harassment and more. For a debut novel, The Poet X is fantastic and I’ll hold it close to my heart. Introduction To The Poet X Xiomara Batista feels trapped and unheard in Harlem. But she refuses to be silent and pours her heart and soul into her … Continue reading The Poet X By Elizabeth Acevedo: Book Review