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Dear Heartbreak [YA nonfiction anthology]

TITLE: Dear Heartbreak EDITOR: Heather Demetrios RELEASES: December 18th, 2018 GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA In this collection, YA authors answer real letters from teens all over the world about the dark side of love: dating violence, break-ups, cheating, betrayals, and loneliness. DNF @ pg 87 This…

December 15, 2018
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(Don't) Call Me Crazy — anthology edited by Kelly Jensen

TITLE: (Don’t) Call Me Crazy EDITOR: Kelly Jensen RELEASES: October 2nd, 2018; Algonquin Young Readers GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when such a label gets attached to your everyday experiences? In order to…

September 28, 2018
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Our Stories, Our Voices — Amy Reed

TITLE: Our Stories, Our Voices EDITOR: Amy Reed RELEASES: August 14th, 2018; Simon Pulse GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS:From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment,…

August 12, 2018
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Born a Crime — Trevor Noah

TITLE: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood AUTHOR: Trevor Noah RELEASED: November 15th, 2016; Spiegel & Grau GENRE: Nonfiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the…

March 24, 2018
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The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One – Amanda Lovelace (ARC Review)

  TITLE: The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One AUTHOR: Amanda Lovelace SERIES: Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #2 RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Andrews McMeel GENRE: Poetry/Nonfiction AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to…

February 16, 2018
Mini Reviews Reviews

Miniature Monday #3

I have been on a kick lately of reading a lot of graphic novels, comics, and even a bit of manga, and I have more on my TBR for the next month, so I decided I would start a new series. Every week, I’ll be posting…

September 18, 2017
Top 10 Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday: Series I’ve Been Meaning to Start

This is a weekly tag hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and this week’s challenge is Top Ten Series I've Been Meaning to Start But Haven't! This one is pretty self-explanatory, and as a reader with a TBR pile that has been slowly burying…

June 20, 2017
Hauls Wrap Ups

May ’17 Haul & Wrap-Up

Hello, lovelies! It's the last day of May, and I thought I'd share with you the new books I collected this month, as well as a quick wrap-up of how my reading went. I'll add links to reviews wherever applicable. Let's jump right in!…

May 31, 2017
Top 5 Wednesday

T5W 05.24.17: Favorite Minor Characters

This week's Top 5 Wednesday challenge is to choose your top 5 favorite minor characters! I feel like it's important to note here that I consider there to be a tremendous difference between a "side" character and a "minor" character; a side character is…

May 24, 2017