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The Black Kids By Christina Hammonds Reed: Book Review

The Black Kids is a YA contemporary set in the 1990s. It follows the story of Ashley, a wealthy black teenager who has been sheltered a little too much throughout her life. Also, this book is coming of age and set in the times of Rodney King Riots. I have received a free copy of this book, however all thoughts and opinions are my own … Continue reading The Black Kids By Christina Hammonds Reed: Book Review

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Raybearer By Jordan Ifueko: Book Review

Raybearer is a YA Nigerian inspired fantasy by Jordan Ifueko. I was kindly gifted the finished copy of this book for Darkroom Tours on my bookstagram. Warning, trigger warnings may contain spoilers: trigger warnings: violence, child abuse, attempted murder, drugging, manipulation, death, enslavement of djinn, references to police violence, death of children. Introduction To Raybearer Tarisai’s mother, The Lady sends her to the capital of … Continue reading Raybearer By Jordan Ifueko: Book Review

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Ignite The Sun By Hanna Howard: Book Review

Ignite The Sun is a YA fantasy written by Hanna Howard. This is my tour stop for the TBR and Beyond Tours blog tour, be sure to check out the other hosts here. At the end of this review there will be a giveaway so stay tuned for that 🙂 Introduction To Ignite The Sun Queen Iyzabel has shrouded the kingdom in darkness, leaving sunlight … Continue reading Ignite The Sun By Hanna Howard: Book Review

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Star Daughter By Shveta Thakrar: Review And Book Recommendations!

Star Daughter By Shveta Thakrar is a contemporary fantasy blended with Hindu mythology and Desi culture. This is my stop for the Hear Our Voices blog tour and I’ll be including a #ownvoice reflection and book recommendations in this review! Introduction To Star Daughter Sheetal is half mortal, half star. She lives a semi normal teenage life, but it’s clear that the calling of the … Continue reading Star Daughter By Shveta Thakrar: Review And Book Recommendations!

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Dear Martin By Nic Stone: Book Review

Dear Martin is a YA contemporary which tackles American race relations. An extremely important novel especially due to recent events. Before I continue on with this review, please remember that the Black Lives Matter Movement has not stopped and will not stop until justice is served. My post 270+ Books By Black Authors includes educational and donation links which I’d highly suggest checking out. Warning, … Continue reading Dear Martin By Nic Stone: Book Review

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A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder By Holly Jackson: Book Review

A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder is a YA mystery featuring seventeen year old Pippa. She studies a murder case which happened five years ago for her EPQ. A small town murder which has more to the surface. Warning, trigger warnings may contain spoilers: trigger warnings: rape, drug use, death of a pet, kidnapping Introduction Pippa Fitz- Amobbi is a girl who likes homework way … Continue reading A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder By Holly Jackson: Book Review

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Behind The Screens: Underlying Issues For ‘Book Influencers’

The term ‘book influencers’ has been floating across my social medias, and I wonder the impact it has on us. Behind The Screens is a discussion series I’ll be starting so that people can truly understand that there is a lot more to being a bookstagrammer and book blogger then just posting about books. It almost seems like some of us are too scared to … Continue reading Behind The Screens: Underlying Issues For ‘Book Influencers’

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Unravel The Dusk By Elizabeth Lim: Book Review

Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim is the sequel to spin the dawn and is the final book of this duology. To avoid spoilers, I’d recommend checking out my review of the first book! And yes, lately all I have been posting is reviews, but I promise once I catch up I’ll have some fun posts planned! This E-arc was sent to me for an … Continue reading Unravel The Dusk By Elizabeth Lim: Book Review

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Hunted By The Sky By Tanaz Bhathena

Hunted by The Sky is a YA fantasy inspired by medieval India. It explores class struggles, identity and romance. This book has been recently released and its sequel is expected to release in 2021. It is also a highly anticipated read for me. So I was definitely excited to receive an E-arc for review. Trigger Warnings: implied sexual slavery, death of parents, murder, animal cruelty, … Continue reading Hunted By The Sky By Tanaz Bhathena