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Book Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

Title: The Sun Is Also A Star Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Press Publication Date:  November 1st 2016  Genre: Contemporary , YA, Fiction, Romance Format: ebook My Rating: 5/5 stars Links: GoodReads  Amazon  Blurb: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets…… Continue reading Book Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

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Book Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Title: Everything, Everything Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Publication Date: September 1st, 2015 Genre: Contemporary , YA, Fiction, Romance Format: ebook My Rating: 4/5 stars Links: GoodReads  Amazon  Blurb: My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people…… Continue reading Book Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

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Bookish Resolutions: 6 Snazzy Schemes to Boost #DiverseBooks!

Originally posted on Becca & Books:
Delightfully, dozens and dozens of bookish chums are choosing “reading and promoting diverse books” as their 2017 resolution! But alas, how does one promote diverse books? Are there any snazzy schemes? Why yes! There are! With this post, I shall reveal my secrets! *mwahahaha* If you’re confused as to…

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Comic Review: Malice in Overland by Micheline Hess

Title: Malice in Ovenland Author: Micheline Hess Publisher:  Rosarium Publishing Publication Date: August 31t ,, 2016 Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy, Fairy tale spin off Format: e-ARC My Rating: 4/5 stars Links:  GoodReads  .  Amazon  Blurb: Lily Brown is a bright, curious, energetic young girl from Queens, New York. When her mom forces her to stay home for the summer and do chores, Lily fumes. Little…… Continue reading Comic Review: Malice in Overland by Micheline Hess

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Book Review: hello me, it’s you by Anonymous , Hannah Todd ( editor)

Title: hello me, it’s you Author: Anonymous , Hannah Todd  ( editor) Publisher: hello me, it’s you Publication Date:  October 10th, 2016 Genre: Nonfiction, Mental Health,Mental Illness Format: Ebook My Rating: 5/5 stars Links: GoodReads  .  Amazon  Blurb: “Keep smiling and being you. Don’t let the world change you” Hello Me, it’s You is a collection of letters by young adults aged 17-24 about their…… Continue reading Book Review: hello me, it’s you by Anonymous , Hannah Todd ( editor)

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My Most Anticipated 2017 Books to Read!

WHY?Wing Jones  by Katherine Webber Publisher: Walker Books “With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds.” I can sense a really unique voice in this YA novelCaraval (Caraval #1) by Stephanie Garber Publisher: Flatiron Books”Welcome, welcome to Caraval―Stephanie Garber’s sweeping tale of two sisters who escape their ruthless father when they enter the…… Continue reading My Most Anticipated 2017 Books to Read!

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Top5… #2: Louise Gornall’s top 5 ways to tell people you have a mental illness.

Hey guys. My name is Louise Gornall, and I’m the author of Under Rose-Tainted Skies, a YA contemporary featuring a girl battling with OCD and Agoraphobia. Ayah asked me over today to share with you my top 5 ways to tell people you have a mental illness. This is a tricky one. See, we’re all so different. In 10+ years of suffering with my own mental health, I’ve yet to find two cases that are the same. That’s to say, these top 5 aren’t set in stone. They aren’t gospel, but rather snippets of advice, because only you know how best to handle this.