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Review – The Little Snake by A.L. Kennedy

Synopsis: This is the story of Mary, a young girl born in a beautiful city full of rose gardens and fluttering kites. When she is still very small, Mary meets Lanmo, a shining golden snake, who becomes her very best friend.  The snake visits Mary many times, he sees her city change, become sadder as… Continue reading Review – The Little Snake by A.L. Kennedy

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On The Come Up by Angie Thomas

Synopsis: The award-winning author of The Hate U Givereturns with a powerful story about hip hop, freedom of speech – and fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you. Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died… Continue reading On The Come Up by Angie Thomas

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Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

4/5 very very powerful starts!⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wow what a special special book indeed. I will keep my review short as this is a book which has won enough awards to fill this entire page, so there really is no need for me to convince you to pick up this book and read it. All I will… Continue reading Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

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The V Girl by Mya Robarts

4 heavy stars⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I am trying to decide which genre this falls under. Not really YA as it has some really explicit sexual, violent and abusive content. Not quite adult yet as ultimately the story is about a teenage girl coming of age and finding true love through some traumatic events. The story is set… Continue reading The V Girl by Mya Robarts

Book Review, Favourite

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

One of my friends recently read Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys and her reaction to the book makes me want to make a post again about this book. I read this book at the end of 2016 and it has stayed with me ever since. The beautiful prose and the unique story telling… Continue reading Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys