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Review | 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: lesbian MC with anxiety My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Think positive. Don’t worry; be happy. Keep calm and carry on. Maeve has heard it all before. She’s been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and as much as she wishes it was something she could just talk herself out of, it’s not. She constantly… Continue reading Review | 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

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Review | Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

Genre: YA SFF | Diversity: bisexual Chinese-Vietnamese MC My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Welcome to Andover… where superpowers are common, but internships are complicated. Just ask high school nobody, Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without superpowers and is merely looking to beef-up her college applications when she stumbles upon the perfect (paid!)… Continue reading Review | Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

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Review | Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: black bisexual MC + ED rep (partial #OV) My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Etta is tired of dealing with all of the labels and categories that seem so important to everyone else in her small Nebraska hometown. Everywhere she turns, someone feels she's too fringe for the fringe. Not gay enough for the Dykes, her… Continue reading Review | Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Intersectionality

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. For the month of October, I’m… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Intersectionality

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Review | 27 Hours by Tristina Wright

Genre: YA Sci-Fi | Diversity: multiple queer & POC main characters *I received a free copy of 27 Hours from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Rumor Mora fears two things: hellhounds too strong for him to kill, and failure. Jude Welton has two dreams: for humans to stop killing monsters, and for his strange abilities… Continue reading Review | 27 Hours by Tristina Wright

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | POC Spotlight 3

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. Two weeks ago, I started a… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | POC Spotlight 3

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | POC Spotlight 2

Welcome back to another Diversity Spotlight Thursday! This is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. Last… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | POC Spotlight 2

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Review | American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Haitian-American immigrant MC (OV) My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (4.5) Goodreads Blurb On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie—a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, Chantal,… Continue reading Review | American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | POC Spotlight

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. This is my first DST in… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | POC Spotlight

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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