The Heart of the Matter

I am not good at talking about politics or current events. Just because I have been silent on social media about what is going on, does not mean that I am not aware that I do not care about what is going on. My heart broke when I saw that video. My soul was in despair when another minority was lost to police brutality.

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Book Review: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 320 pages

Published: May 26, 2020

Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

Genre: Historical Fiction, Austenesque Fiction 

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The Winner of the 2020 YA Book Prize is…

The winner of the YA Book Prize has just been revealed: Continue reading “The Winner of the 2020 YA Book Prize is…”

#YA10 Panels: 2020 Shortlist

Leading up to the announcement of the winner of the 2020 YA Book Prize, the YA Book Prize is hosting author talks with the shortlist authors which you can find below:

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Book Review: The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 360 pages

Published: August 8, 2019 (US: May 26, 2020)

Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books (US: Balzer + Bray)

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Poetry, LGBT

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 22

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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Book Review: Toffee by Sarah Crossan

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 416 pages

Published: May 2, 2019 (US: July 14, 2020)

Publisher: Bloomsbury YA

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary,Poetry

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Books You Should Get Out Of the UK: May Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British titles! Continue reading “Books You Should Get Out Of the UK: May Edition”

Quote of the Day – May 8, 2020

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“Being brave isn’t the same as being okay,”
― Candice Carty-Williams, Queenie

Books to Read This Month: May Edition

If you are like me, you are making great headway in your reading challenge for the year. This lockdown may have most us stressful and anxious and reading is the last thing you can think of doing. But reading books can not only relax you but give you the necessary time away from all of this. So if you are looking for that perfect “escape” read, try out these amazing May new releases:

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