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Review | When Reason Breaks by Cindy L. Rodriguez

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: 2 Latinas + mental health My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb A Goth girl with an attitude problem, Elizabeth Davis must learn to control her anger before it destroys her. Emily Delgado appears to be a smart, sweet girl, with a normal life, but as depression clutches at her, she struggles to feel normal.… Continue reading Review | When Reason Breaks by Cindy L. Rodriguez

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Review | The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Genre: YA Historical | Diversity: queer MC + biracial chronically ill LI My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father haven’t been able to curb any of his… Continue reading Review | The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

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ARC Review | Speed of Life by Carol Weston

Genre: MG/YA Contemporary | Diversity: half-Spanish MC + mental health rep My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  *Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This in no way shapes my opinions of the book.* what it’s about: Sofia Wolfe, age 14, lost her mother less than a year ago, and she’s not sure how… Continue reading ARC Review | Speed of Life by Carol Weston

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Review | The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti

Genre: feminist non-fiction | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb The United States is obsessed with virginity — from the media to schools to government agencies. In The Purity Myth Jessica Valenti argues that the country’s intense focus on chastity is damaging to young women. Through in-depth cultural and social analysis, Valenti reveals that powerful messaging on both extremes… Continue reading Review | The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti

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Review | When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Genre: YA Contemporary Romance | Diversity: Indian-American MCs (#OwnVoices) My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though.… Continue reading Review | When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

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Review | Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: bi Chinese MC + fat, anxious autistic MC My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb When BFFs Charlie, Taylor and Jamie go to SupaCon, they know it’s going to be a blast. What they don’t expect is for it to change their lives forever. Charlie likes to stand out. SupaCon is her chance to show… Continue reading Review | Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

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Review | Far From You by Tess Sharpe

Genre: YA Mystery/Thriller | Diversity: bisexual + chronic pain | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  Nine months. Two weeks. Six days. That's how long recovering addict Sophie's been drug-free. Four months ago her best friend, Mina, died in what everyone believes was a drug deal gone wrong - a deal they think Sophie set up. Only Sophie knows the… Continue reading Review | Far From You by Tess Sharpe

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Review | 3 by Hannah Moskowitz

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Latina MC + polyam | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  Taylor Cipriano had everything figured out, back when she lived with her single mother in Miami. Now, she's moved upstate for her junior year to live with her mom's boyfriend and her soon-to-be-stepsister and is trying to figure out who she is out of… Continue reading Review | 3 by Hannah Moskowitz

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Review | Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

Genre: YA contemporary | Diversity: queer | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it’s been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sure of three things: she likes girls, she’s fiercely devoted to her family,… Continue reading Review | Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

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Review | Wild by Hannah Moskowitz

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: 2 POC bisexuals & a Deaf love interest | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb:  Zack Ramos is training for two things: being a parent to his twelve-year-old sister once his mother's early-onset Alzheimer's (the same kind he and his sister each have a 50% chance of developing--but let's not think about that) progresses too… Continue reading Review | Wild by Hannah Moskowitz