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Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Some books just FEEL important as you’re reading them. And this is one of those books. But what I love about this book is that it’s also really easy to read and it flew by as I was listening to it. I loved it so much and I can’t even put into words how great it was. It’s funny, touching, beautiful, and incredibly well-written.  I’m just going to leave the synopsis below and say that I truly think everyone should read this book and I’m so happy that it’s doing so well!!  Continue reading “Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas”

Book Review: Winning by Lara Deloza

Unlikable, terrible characters, and a must read book… sort of…
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Book Review: Sugar by Deirdre Riordan Hall

Holy emotional triggers, Batman!
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Cover Reveal: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth


Carve the Mark, the first book in Veronica Roth’s new sci-fi fantasy duology is due out next year. Want to know more? Well you’re in luck, there’s an excerpt too!  Continue reading “Cover Reveal: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth”

Book Review: Never Sweeter by Charlotte Stein

Title: Never Sweeter

Author: Charlotte Stein

Rating: 2 Very conflicted Stars

Reviewer: Melinda

This book is in the New Adult genre, which is unusual for Stein, as she usually writes more straight forward adult romances. But I am a fan of NA and of Charlotte Stein so I was excited to read this one. To be honest I didn’t even read the synopsis because I like her writing so much – she writes so beautifully and with an erotic edge to it.  Continue reading “Book Review: Never Sweeter by Charlotte Stein”

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