Book Review: How to Talk to Black People

Ivy’s never met a person of color before. Can she learn that her “jokes” and stereotypes are harmful and gross, or will she play a part in the horror that her new African American classmate, Alex, faces? Read my review here.

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ARC Book Review: The Stillwater Girls

An ARC review of a book said to be chilling and suspenseful. How will the stories of Wren and Nicolette collide? What secrets will come to light?

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NetGalley How To: My Guide to Getting ARCs

About a week ago I posted my own personal guide to book reviewing and I got some pretty positive feedback from it. Other bibliophiles starting out with book blogging may need a lot of help getting up and running, but it can sometimes be embarrassing to ask. When I first started out, I had quite […]

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The War Blog

Synopsis  Crystal Rose, a 17-year-old high school junior, and her younger brother were abandoned by their drug-addicted mother fifteen years ago in an Alaskan Native village, an event which Crystal resented for years. However, when she learns that her mother was raped in high school, Crystal declares war against a society which reduces girls to […]

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The Dead Queens Club

Hi, all! Today we are kicking off Blogmas Day #11 with a book review. Synopsis:  Mean Girls meets The Tudors in Hannah Capin’s The Dead Queens Club, a clever contemporary YA retelling of Henry VIII and his wives (or, in this case, his high school girlfriends). Told from the perspective of Annie Marck (“Cleves”), a 17-year-old aspiring journalist from […]

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Buddy Read: And Then You Were Gone

Hi, all! Shalini and I decided to delve right back into another buddy read to get some more TBR off of our shelves! We had tremendous success with the last one (both with the buddy read and the book itself), but this time around I think we were both underwhelmed with the book. That being […]

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What Makes Girls Sick and Tired // Till It Stops Beating

Hi, all! Though it may come as a shock to some of you who have gotten used to reading my somewhat lengthy reviews, I actually do mini-reviews sometimes, too! This is usually when I don’t have many notes on the book (whether good or bad), if the book is shorter, the format is different, etc. […]

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NetGalley Rejects

Hello, all. I know I’ve been doing an awful job of keeping up with my posts but I’m a college student who works and sometimes that kind of gets in the way of fun stuff, ya feel me? But I am still reading and have been thinking of fun ideas for new posts that I […]

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An Anonymous Girl

Synopsis: Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed.  When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow […]

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Like Never and Always

Synopsis: On a hot summer night, a screech of brakes and shattering glass changes two lives forever. Liv wakes in the hospital, confused when they call her Morgan. She assumes it’s a case of mistaken identity, yet when the bandages come off, it’s not her face in the mirror anymore. It’s her best friend Morgan’s. […]

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