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ARC Review: This is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell


One week. That’s all Jessie said. A one-week break to get some perspective before graduation, before she and her boyfriend, Chris, would have to make all the big, scary decisions about their future–decisions they had been fighting about for weeks. 611 more words

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ARC Review: In Search of Us by Ava Dellaira


The author of the beloved Love Letters to the Dead returns with a parallel story of a mother and daughter each at age seventeen. Marilyn’s tale recounts the summer she fell in love and set out on her own path. 610 more words

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ARC Review: Love Between Enemies by Molly E. Lee

I received an Advanced Reader Copy of this book in exchange for an honest, voluntary review.

We missed it by a day, but Happy Book Birthday to… 295 more words


Cries of Grace by Angela Beach Silverthorne

Title: Cries of Grace

Author: Angela Beach Silverthorne

Series: Cries, Book 2

Genre: Christian Contemporary

Setting: United States

Publisher: Angela Beach Silverthorne

Source: from the author (in exchange for honest review) 1,323 more words


#aww2018 #LoveOzYA "Own your art. Own your existence." // Review of "Beautiful Mess" by Claire Christian

Title: Beautiful Mess
Author: Claire Christian
Genre: YA contemporary
Rating: ★★★


I used to begin reviews like this with something like “I don’t read a lot of contemporary YA but…” as though I needed a disclaimer for any contemporary I enjoyed. 414 more words


Mute + Deaf = Love // A Quiet Kind of Thunder review

I just ADORE diversity… YA readers are blessed with some new books coming down the pike with fascinating mental health + disabilities! This is one that EVERYONE must read!! 999 more words


Review: Busted by Gina Ciocco


Marisa wasn’t planning to be a snoop for hire—until she accidentally caught her best friend’s boyfriend making out with another girl. Now her reputation for sniffing out cheaters has spread all over school, and Marisa finds herself the reluctant queen of busting two-timing boys. 527 more words

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