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Arc Review: You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao 💔 Grief and Heartbreak

Goodreads – Amazon  – Book Depository CW's: Death/Grief, Car Accident Representation 🌷 Japanese Love Interest, Grief If I Stay meets Your Name in this heartfelt novel about love, loss, and what it means to say goodbye. Expected Publication: November 2nd 2021 Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college… Continue reading Arc Review: You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao 💔 Grief and Heartbreak

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Arc Review: What We Devour by Linsey Miller 🖤 Dangeous Magic, Morally Grey Characters & Sacrifice

Goodreads–Amazon  – Book Depository CW's: Self-Harm (Cutting), Violence, Blood/Gore, Death/Murder, Sacrifice/Executions, Mentions of Abuse, Aphobia (challenged) Representation 🌷 Asexual MC, Side Character who uses they/them pronouns From the author of Mask of Shadows comes a dark and intricate story of a girl who must tether herself to a violent ruler to save her crumbling world. Publication: July 6th 2021… Continue reading Arc Review: What We Devour by Linsey Miller 🖤 Dangeous Magic, Morally Grey Characters & Sacrifice

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Arc Review: The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould 💜 Ghosts, Secrets and Smalltowns

Goodreads – Amazon  – Book Depository CW's: Child Death/Death/Murder (including a graphic Murder Attempt), Homophobia, Violence Representation 🌷 Lesbian MC, Questioning (Lesbian) LI (+ the MC has two Dads who are Gay and Bi) Courtney Gould’s thrilling debut The Dead and the Dark is about the things that lurk in dark corners, the parts of you that can’t… Continue reading Arc Review: The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould 💜 Ghosts, Secrets and Smalltowns

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Arc Review: Cheer Up by Crystal Frasier ✨ Cheerleading & Finding Support

Goodreads – Amazon  – Book Depository CW's: Transphobia, Harassment Representation 🌷 Latina Trans MC, Fat Lesbian LI A sweet, queer teen romance perfect for fans of Fence and Check, Please! Expected Publication: August 10, 2021 Annie is a smart, antisocial lesbian starting her senior year of high school who’s under pressure to join the cheerleader squad to make friends and… Continue reading Arc Review: Cheer Up by Crystal Frasier ✨ Cheerleading & Finding Support

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Blog Tour: The Half-Orphan’s Handbook by Joan F. Smith 📚

Hello fellow bookworms 📚 I was fortunate enough to receive a digital copy of The Half Orphan's Handbook through participating in the Xpresso book tour! The Half-Orphan's Handbook had been on my list of most anticipated releases, so I was grateful for the opportunity to read it early 🥰 For now, let's get into what… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Half-Orphan’s Handbook by Joan F. Smith 📚

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Arc Reviews: Our Last Echoes & A Dark and Hollow Star ❤ A hit and a miss 😱

Our Last Echoes by Kate Alice Marshall ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads – Amazon – Book Depository CW's: Attempted Murder, Violence, Gore, Injury and Body Horror, Animal Death, Panic Attacks ❤ Published March 16th 2021 ❤ Sophia's first memory is of drowning. She remembers the darkness of the water and the briny taste as it fills her throat.… Continue reading Arc Reviews: Our Last Echoes & A Dark and Hollow Star ❤ A hit and a miss 😱

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Arc Review: Secrets of Camp Whatever by Chris Grine 👻 A not so normal summer camp

Goodreads – Amazon  – Book Depository CW's: Ableist Comments (challenged) Representation 🌷 Deaf MC, Black SC Perfect for fans of Lumberjanes and Brain Camp, there’s more than mosquitos at Camp Whatever and Willow will need to face truths about herself and her family as summer camp dread goes head to head with the supernatural. Eleven year-old Willow doesn't want… Continue reading Arc Review: Secrets of Camp Whatever by Chris Grine 👻 A not so normal summer camp

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Review: The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan ✨ The end of the Percy Jacksonverse

Goodreads – Amazon  – Book Depository CW's: Emotional Abuse, Violence At last, the breathtaking, action-packed finale of the #1 bestselling Trials of Apollo series is here!  Will the Greek god Apollo, cast down to earth in the pathetic moral form of a teenager named Lester Papadopoulos, finally regain his place on Mount Olympus? Lester's demigod friends at Camp Jupiter… Continue reading Review: The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan ✨ The end of the Percy Jacksonverse

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Arc Review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry 🍵 Cute tea dragons & found family

Goodreads – Amazon  – Book Depository Representation 🌷 Black MC, Disabled & Queer SC's Join Greta and Minette once more for the heartwarming conclusion of the award-winning Tea Dragon series! Over a year since being entrusted with Ginseng's care, Greta still can't chase away the cloud of mourning that hangs over the timid Tea Dragon. As she struggles to… Continue reading Arc Review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry 🍵 Cute tea dragons & found family

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Review: You Say It First by Katie Cotugno 💌 Complicated long-distance relationships

Goodreads – Amazon  – Book Depository CW's: Alcoholism, Mention of past suicide You Say It First is a propulsive, layered novel about how sometimes the person who has the least in common with us can be the one who changes us most. Meg has her entire life set up perfectly: her boyfriend Mason is sweet and supportive, she and… Continue reading Review: You Say It First by Katie Cotugno 💌 Complicated long-distance relationships