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Books That Celebrate Diversity

You have no idea how many times I’ve wanted to pick up a book that has an Asian lead. See I was so excited to read Cinder and totally imagined her as this badass Asian girl… was a bit disappointed when she wasn’t but still loved the series! 132 more words

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesdays: Books That Came Into My Possession

Funny enough I saw this quote just this morning:

I hoard books. They are people who do not leave

– Anne Sexton “A Self-Portrait in Letter”

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Top Ten Tuesdays

Week #28 of 2015

July 5

I said goodbye to my cat on Sunday and drove back home to my college town.

July 6

I’d been waiting over a year for this book and I finished it in less than a week. 229 more words


Ad Astra 2015 day 2: Canadian young adult literature

Panellists: Amanda Sun, E.K. Johnston, Monica Pacheco, Jane Ann McLachlan

MP: What makes a YA novel Canadian?

JAM: Weather. We have a unique obsession with seasons, weather, and winter. 596 more words

Authorial Name Dropping

New Releases: June 30, 2015


When sixteen-year-old Hayden Wilson recovers from the hospital, her world is upside-down. Her parents are dead, and her three older brothers are all she’s got left. 922 more words

Ya Lit

30th June 2015 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Bailey Cunningham
Prize of Night (Parallel Parks, Book 3)
Penguin Ace (US: 30th June 2015)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) 378 more words

Amanda Sun

New Releases (June 28 — July 4)

New Releases is a post featuring some of the new YA novels that hit shelves the next week
(June 28 — July 4)

Between Us and the Moon… 325 more words

New Releases