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The Female of the Species

Finished The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis. I received a copy for review.

This book is amazing and important and so needed. There are multiple main characters but primarily it’s the story of Alex. 151 more words

Books I Received From The Publisher

Cell 7 - book review

Should she live or die? You decide.

An adored celebrity has been killed. Sixteen-year-old Martha Honeydew was found holding a gun, standing over the body. 1,071 more words

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And I Darken (by Kiersten White)

I’m sure you’ve all heard about this new(ish) YA historical fiction book based on Vlad the Imapalor. If not, all you really need to know is Vlad (a male) has been switched to Lada (a female) and the story follows her from birth to the age of 16/17ish during the 1400’s in the Ottoman Empire. 251 more words


It’s all fun and games until someone dies…

Two months into college, Abbie Reed is about to turn 21. Not expecting a big deal as she really has no friends unless you call her cat, Clem, a friend, which she does. 265 more words


Ana's Trial - A YA Short Story

I am thrilled to announce that Ana’s Trial is available to preorder from most ebook retailers. I had so much fun writing this fun short story about Ana – a young Egyptian on the cusp of womanhood who isn’t ready to take the responsibility being thrust upon her. 221 more words


It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover - A Book Review

Let me begin with, thank goodness for Bookstagram. Without it, I wouldn’t have picked up any of Colleen Hoover’s books (probably). If you are on Instagram, check out @grownwomanread_ya. 821 more words

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A publisher told a class I once attended that he could tell when a manuscript had been written by a teen rather than an adult. It isn’t the quality of writing that gives it away—copious amounts of formal education makes a storyteller not—it’s the human experience: falling in love, becoming a parent, losing a loved one; living long enough to have experienced the depths of life. 429 more words