“There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices to be found only in the minds of men.  Prejudices can kill, suspicion destroy, and a thoughtless frightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all it’s own.” – The Twilight Zone, from Tiffany Jackson’s notes on White Smoke. This voice over from the Twilight Zone […]

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The Place Beyond Her Dreams is a YA fantasty book inspired by Oby Aligwekwe’s West African heritage. SUMMARY: “We are most courageous at our weakest; when we believe we have faced what we fear the most and have nothing more to lose.” – Oby Aligwekwe, The Place Beyond Her Dreams Oby Aligwekwe’s Young Adult debut […]

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“Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light. I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” – The One Hundred Years of Lenni & Margot my Marianne Cronin The One Hundred Years of Lenni & Margot Oh my sweet friends, I LOVED THIS BOOK!! If […]

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Lucy Clark will NOT Apologize Pub Date: May 11 Publisher: Epic Reads and Quill Tree Books Author: Margo Rabb 384 Pages OVERVIEW Are you a botanical beast who loves flowers and gardens?  Do you also love contemporary YA? What about a solid mystery? If so, I think you will enjoy this this witty and whimsical […]

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Happy Pub Day, my friends!! This colorful collection of beautiful books is out today!  Thank you to the tagged publishers for the gifted copies! ✨ People We Meet on Vacation (@BOTM) – A sweet friends to lovers romcom by @emilyhenry filled with travel and tension.   ✨ Where the Rhythm Takes You (@Storygramtours @epicreads @sarahdasswrites) – […]

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Charlie Mackesy has a special edition of The Boy, the mole, The Fox, and the Horse coming out just in time for graduation season. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” asked the mole. “Kind,” said the boy. I promised myself I wouldn’t cry as the day of my sons graduation draws […]

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“Our whole lives, we’ve been taught to make ourselves smaller, weaker than men. That’s what they teach – that being a girl is perpetual submission.” – The Gilded Ones, Namina Forna Friends – this book is INCREDIBLE!!! Definitely one of the most anticipated YA fantasy books of 2021 and well worth the hype! SUMMARY The […]

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Book Information Covet (Crave #3)by Tracy WolffPublished by Entangled TeenReleasing on March 2, 2021YA FICTION-Fantasy, Romance, Paranormal Goodreads link: Book Summary I may have reached my breaking point. As if trying to graduate from a school for supernaturals isn’t stressful enough, my relationship status has gone from complicated to a straight-up dumpster fire. Oh, and […]

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Rebel Daughter is and #ownvoice authored book inspired by an inscription on a 2,000 year old gravestone that is the earliest evidence of Jewish captives brought to Italy.  On the epitaph, the husband begs the living to take care of the remains of his beloved wife.  This sets the tone not only for romance, but […]

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“My lineage is bound together in inextricable horrible truths.” – Legendborn I completely fell in love with Legendborn by Tracy Deonn. In fact, it earned a spot on my Top 20 books of 2020. I loved this story! It blended so much of what I enjoy – YA, history, magic, social issues and romance, yet […]

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