ARC review, book review, young adult

Enchantée by Gita Trelease (ARC Review)

Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians…When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money… Read More Enchantée by Gita Trelease (ARC Review)

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Bloom by Kevin Panetta & Savanna Ganucheau (ARC Review)

Now that high school is over, Ari is dying to move to the big city with his ultra-hip band―if he can just persuade his dad to let him quit his job at their struggling family bakery. Though he loved working there as a kid, Ari cannot fathom a life wasting away over rising dough and hot ovens. But while interviewing candidates for his replacement, Ari meets Hector… Read More Bloom by Kevin Panetta & Savanna Ganucheau (ARC Review)

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February 2019 TBR

Hello everyone! And welcome to my February 2019 TBR post! What are you most excited to read in February?! Those of you who have been keeping up with my TBR updates will know that I hit a really bad reading slump late last year where I read very little leading up to it, and then… Read More February 2019 TBR

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Calendar Girls (February 2019): Black History Month (Favourite Book by a Black Author)

It’s time for another Calendar Girls Books post, and this month our prompt is Black History Month (Favourite Book by a Black Author). While looking through my “read” list, I realized that I had not read as many books by black authors as I had thought! So, now, I’m even more excited to see what other… Read More Calendar Girls (February 2019): Black History Month (Favourite Book by a Black Author)

book review, young adult

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)

Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A black French Canadian, he knows from watching American sitcoms that those three things don’t bode well when you are moving to Austin, Texas. Plunked into a new high school and sweating a ridiculous amount from the oppressive Texas heat, Norris finds himself cataloging everyone he meets… Read More The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe (Review)

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Calendar Girls (January 2019): Happy New Year (2019 Release You’re Most Looking Forward To)

Hello everyone, and Happy New Year! Also, welcome to my first Calendar Girls Books post of 2019! This month, our prompt is 2019 Release You’re Most Looking Forward To, and making a choice was quite difficult! I initially picked The Wicked King by Holly Black too, but then had to change this post last night because I actually… Read More Calendar Girls (January 2019): Happy New Year (2019 Release You’re Most Looking Forward To)