Book Review

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

You Don’t Know Me But I Know You by Rebecca Barrow 

3.5-4 enjoyable and heart warming stars! I have been thinking about this one, Rebecca's debut novel is one that will make you smile throughout the book; not that there is lack of anxiety and heartache but the message conveyed from the book is so uplifting and heart warming that it makes you feel good after… Continue reading You Don’t Know Me But I Know You by Rebecca Barrow 

Book Review

Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Ok, first let me just say this book BLOWS my mind! I have not read a book like this before! You all know I love historical fiction, but when it is mixed with sci-fi and time travel??? Omg yes!!! I am a happy happy reader here!!! I am going to try to write this review… Continue reading Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Book Review

A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars by Yaba Badoe

I finished A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars the other night. I think it is a solid 3 star read for a debut novel. It is enjoyable and intriguing at times. This book has magical realism and tells a story about a girl who survived a tragic event and ended up being adopted by a… Continue reading A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars by Yaba Badoe

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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