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Blog tour | Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewer. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Edit: This blog post was initially titled “Hey Tweet Cute, I Want My Wig Back”. I’ve since come to know that it doesn’t have its origin in stan culture as…… Continue reading Blog tour | Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Banned Book Club · Book Reviews

BBC spotlight: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Banned Book Club (BBC) is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month, in an effort to support free speech. August’s BoTM is Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan. Banned for: The cover image of two boys kissing, including “sexually explicit LGBT content”, condoning public displays of affection. Goodreads synopsis: New…… Continue reading BBC spotlight: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Satire

Wanted: Hero of a Young Adult novel

Up and coming YA novel seeks a strong and motivated male to lead it and the dystopian word it’s set in to a bestseller list. Job duration: 3 books Description The ideal candidate will: 1. Have a name that is obscure and sounds non-American though you are, in fact, American and whiter than the Pillsbury Doughboy’s…… Continue reading Wanted: Hero of a Young Adult novel

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Banned Book Club’s July BoTM: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Banned Book Club is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month. We support free speech and fight censorship every chance we get. Join our Goodreads group and DM me on Twitter to join our group chat.   Book of the month: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things…… Continue reading Banned Book Club’s July BoTM: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

I’m currently reading The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner. Do you remember how I once wrote a whole post raving about Faulkner and said I wanted to start reading the guy’s books? Yeah, that’s not working out well for me. My first Faulkner read is a disaster. I don’t get the book at…… Continue reading To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

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Buddy read review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

I buddy-read this book with Simant, the lovely blogger behind Flipping Through The Pages. Both Sim and I adored this book and have been waxing eloquent about it ever since! Goodreads synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret.…… Continue reading Buddy read review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I don’t know if you noticed, but this is all I’ve talked about both here and on Twitter this past week. I finally picked up Simon and boy, what a great decision it was! Goodreads synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email…… Continue reading Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Book Reviews · General

My TBR for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon.

Waddup, nerds? I’m going to be doing Dewey’s 24 hour readathon today. I’ve never done a readathon before, but since I’m already trying new things this month (read Look who fancies herself a poet now! | NaPoWriMo update), I decided to give this a try too. For the readathon, I’ve chosen several YA contemporary books.…… Continue reading My TBR for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon.

Sales blitz

T.O.E Trilogy by Al Stone | Sales blitz & giveaway

  Talisman Of El T.O.E. Trilogy, Book 1 Author: Al Stone Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Centrinian Book Description: WHAT IF YOUR WHOLE LIFE WAS A LIE? One Planet. Two Worlds. Population: Human … 7 billion. Others … unknown. When 14-year-old Char­lie Blake wakes up sweat­ing and gasp­ing for air in the mid­dle of the night,…… Continue reading T.O.E Trilogy by Al Stone | Sales blitz & giveaway