How to Be Remy Cameron & Red White and Royal Blue – Two m/m books to make your heart happy!

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Over the course of the next few weeks (until the end of the year, probably) you’ll be seeing a lot more of these mini-reviews from me because i’ve accumulated a ridiculously huge backlog of books to review and I will never catch up if I don’t do this, so without further rambling let’s get on with the reviews! Continue reading

GOING OFF-SCRIPT BLOG TOUR + International giveaway

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Publication date : May 21st, 2019

Publisher : Swoon Reads | Macmillan

Genre : Young Adult | Contemporary

Page Count: 336

Synopsis : A TV writer’s room intern must join forces with her crush to keep her boss from ruining a lesbian character in this diverse contemporary YA romance from the author of Queens of Geek.
Seventeen-year-old Bex is thrilled when she gets an internship on her favorite tv show, Silver Falls. Unfortunately, the internship isn’t quite what she expected… instead of sitting in a crowded writer’s room volleying ideas back and forth, Production Interns are stuck picking up the coffee. Continue reading

Love from A to Z – Unapologetically Muslim. Unapologetically happy.

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Publication date : April 30th, 2019

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Publisher : Salaam Reads | Simon & Schuster

Genre : Young Adult |Contemporary

Page Count: 384

Synopsis : A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes—because they make French fries happen. Like the perfect fries Adam and his mom used to make together.
An oddity: whatever gives you pause. Like the fact that there are hateful people in the world. Like Zayneb’s teacher, who won’t stop reminding the class how “bad” Muslims are.
But Zayneb, the only Muslim in class, isn’t bad. She’s angry. Continue reading

Belly Up – Gave me all the warm fuzzy feelings

Belly Up

Publication date : April 30th, 2019

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Publisher : Harlequin Teen

Genre : Young Adult |Contemporary

Page Count: 384

Synopsis : When 16 year old Serendipity Rodriguez attends a house party to celebrate the end of sophomore year, she has no intention of getting drunk and hooking up with a guy she’s just met, let alone getting pregnant. To make matters worse, she has no way of contacting the father and she and her mother are about to move to a new town and in with her grandmother. It’s hard enough to start your junior year as the new kid in school, but at 5-months pregnant it’s even harder. So when Sara meets Leaf, who asks her out and doesn’t seem to care that she’s pregnant, she finds herself falling. Continue reading

The Weight of the Stars – I love it to the moon, stars and universe beyond

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Publication date : March 19th, 2019

Publisher : Imprint| Macmillan

Genre : Young Adult | Contemporary

Page Count: 384

Synopsis : Ryann Bird dreams of traveling across the stars. But a career in space isn’t an option for a girl who lives in a trailer park on the wrong side of town. So Ryann becomes her circumstances and settles for acting out and skipping school to hang out with her delinquent friends.
One day she meets Alexandria: a furious loner who spurns Ryann’s offer of friendship. After a horrific accident leaves Alexandria with a broken arm, the two misfits are brought together despite themselves—and Ryann learns her secret: Alexandria’s mother is an astronaut who volunteered for a one-way trip to the edge of the solar system. 
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Internment – A Horrifying Look Fifteen Minutes into the Future

Internment

Publication date : March 19th, 2019

Publisher : Little Brown Books for Young Readers

Genre : Young Adult | Speculative fiction

Page Count: 381

Synopsis : Rebellions are built on hope.

Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.
With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp’s Director and his guards.
Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today. (From Goodreads)

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BLOG TOUR: SMALL TOWN HEARTS – The book to simultaneously squeeze your heart and wrap it in a hug

Small Town Hearts

Publication date : March 19th, 2019

Publisher : Swoon Reads | Macmillan

Genre : Young Adult | Contemporary

Page Count: 336

Synopsis : Rule #1 – Never fall for a summer boy.
Fresh out of high school, Babe Vogel should be thrilled to have the whole summer at her fingertips. She loves living in her lighthouse home in the sleepy Maine beach town of Oar’s Rest and being a barista at the Busy Bean, but she’s totally freaking out about how her life will change when her two best friends go to college in the fall. And when a reckless kiss causes all three of them to break up, she may lose them a lot sooner. On top of that, her ex-girlfriend is back in town, bringing with her a slew of memories, both good and bad.

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You Asked for Perfect – ft. a stressed MC who needs a hug and a nap

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Publication date : March 5th, 2019

Publisher : Penguin Random House

Genre : Young Adult | Contemporary

Page Count: 288

Synopsis : Senior Ariel Stone is the perfect college applicant: first chair violin, dedicated community volunteer, and expected valedictorian. He works hard – really hard – to make his life look effortless. A failed Calculus quiz is not part of that plan. Not when he’s number one. Not when his peers can smell weakness like a freshman’s body spray. Continue reading

A Heart in a Body in the World – A gutting, haunting testimony of loss and grief

A Heart in a Body in the World

Publication date : September 18th, 2018

Publisher : Simon Pulse

Genre : Young Adult | Contemporary

Page Count: 358

Synopsis : When everything has been taken from you, what else is there to do but run?
So that’s what Annabelle does—she runs from Seattle to Washington, DC, through mountain passes and suburban landscapes, from long lonely roads to college towns. She’s not ready to think about the why yet, just the how—muscles burning, heart pumping, feet pounding the earth. But no matter how hard she tries, she can’t outrun the tragedy from the past year, or the person—The Taker—that haunts her. Continue reading

Immoral Code – Five Teens. One Heist. And a lot of love.

Immoral Code

Publication date : February 19th, 2019

Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers

Genre : Young Adult | Contemporary

Page Count: 272

Synopsis :For Nari, aka Narioka Diane, aka hacker digital alter ego “d0l0s,” it’s college and then a career at “one of the big ones,” like Google or Apple. Keagan, her sweet, sensitive boyfriend, is happy to follow her wherever she may lead. Reese is an ace/aro visual artist with plans to travel the world. Santiago is off to Stanford on a diving scholarship, with very real Olympic hopes. And Bellamy? Physics genius Bellamy is admitted to MIT—but the student loan she’d been counting on is denied when it turns out her estranged father—one Robert Foster—is loaded.

Nari isn’t about to let her friend’s dreams be squashed by a deadbeat billionaire, so she hatches a plan to steal just enough from Foster to allow Bellamy to achieve her goals. (From Goodreads) Continue reading