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Kindred edited by Michael Earp | Non-Spoiler Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! Celebrating Pride Month with a perfect collection of Queer Stories! Going into a novel with queer characters that more often than not is a romance story, or has a romance weaved in between the fantasy elements; I find that the romance is usually a fluffy, self-discovery kind of jam. Hardly is the character’s sexuality not the entire plot of the novel. So, going into Kindred, I am not embarrassed to admit (and I was put off by the […]

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Aurora Rising by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman | Semi-Spoiler Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! It’s Space Time. Again! It’s space time again, and that means I’ve read another Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman co-authored novel! Aurora Rising is the first novel in the Aurora Cycle Series and is once again full of amazingly unique characters, family bonds between siblings and friends, and uber cool space stuff that is so reminiscent of any of their works. I was going to put this novel on hold to read the entire 7 books on my Rainbow TBR […]

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Underdog Edited by Tobias Madden | Spoiler-Free Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! Absolutely Stunning! Hands down the best anthology I have had the pleasure of reading. I wanted so badly to read a continuation of all of these stories, and I hope so so much, to hear more from these twelve wonderful authors. Blurb: Short tales from the Australian writers of tomorrow. #LoveOzYA celebrates the best of new Australian writing for teenage readers. It has grown from a humble hashtag into a movement, reflecting the important role young-adult fiction plays […]

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Otherworld by Jason Segal and Kirsten Miller | Spoiler Free Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! The Game But Not As You Know It! Disclaimer: A big thank you to Bloomsbury publishing who sent me the ARC, and the finished copy upon release.   Otherworld has sat on my shelf for two years; it’s about time it was read and reviewed! Despite it being a middle-grade novel, I really enjoyed the story. It was a different concept to others that I’ve read, despite my constant comparison of it to the Mortality Doctrine Series and […]

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Percy Jackson and The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan | Spoilery Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! The Last One! Everything comes to an end. Some endings are far more realistic than others. Blurb: All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos’s army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan’s power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands […]

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Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan | Spoiler Free Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! Keep on Empowering Women in Literature! Disclaimer: This book was kindly sent to me from Bloomsbury Publishing and was released on the 12th of February 2019. For the people who want to read about women empowering women in a story where the women not only talk about their experiences but do something to change the fate the world has dealt them. Blurb:  Jasmine and Chelsea are sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC […]

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What Momma Left Me by Renée Watson | Spoiler Free Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! An oldie but a goodie! Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Bloomsbury Publishing for sending me this novel for review. It was released in America on the 8th of January (my birthday!).   Was first published by Bloomsbury USA in February of 2012, and has been re-released this year Blurb: Rediscover Newbery Honor- and Coretta Scott King Author Award-winner Renée Watson’s heart-rending debut, about one girl’s journey to reconnect to joy. Serenity is good at keeping secrets, […]

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Operation Sin: Agent Carter by Immonen and Ellis | Comic Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! My first Marvel appearance! So I don’t usually buy comic books, because they retail for approximately $25 at the least for a volume of Saga, and at least $30-$40 for Marvel branded comics. I will only pick them up when they are at a cheap or highly discounted price, much like this one here. I recently purchased Operation Sin: Agent Carter, and Wolverine and Jubilee stand-alone comics at The Book Grocer for $6.66666666… each *insert insanely shocked face here* Blurb Tying […]

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Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sarah Barnard | Spoiler Free Book Review

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Heyo Bookaholics! New Year, Same Books, New TBR! Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Pan Macmillan Australia and #OzYABloggers as a review copy for a blog tour.   I’m back! This isn’t part of our usual scheduled programming but I promised to deliver you a review for Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sara Barnard today. This book made me laugh, cry, and contemplate life in different ways. ABOUT THE BOOK: Fierce Fragile Hearts is the stunning companion novel to Sara Barnard’s […]

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Imprison The Sky by A. C. Gaughan | Non-Spoiler Book Review

Heyo Bookaholics! Book Reviews Are Back ☺ I’d like to extend my thanks to Bloomsbury publishing for providing me with an advanced copy of this novel for my enjoyment. WOW. I think it’s common knowledge that the first book is typically not as good as the first one because the first is the real OG, the beginning of everything. It’s the origin story of all the characters and the world in general. But what if it isn’t? Blurb: Stolen from her […]

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