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The Thieves of Nottica: Lovely Diverse Fantasy & A GIVEAWAY (whoohoo)

When I was contacted by the author to review this book I was immediately intrigued, it is namely not only a fantasy book, but it is also very diverse. Diverse fantasy is very rare and I love it. I'm really into diverse fantasy lately, I love it that often, compared to diverse contemporary books, it… Continue reading The Thieves of Nottica: Lovely Diverse Fantasy & A GIVEAWAY (whoohoo)

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Review: The Agony Of Bun O’Keefe: Very Diverse Middle Grade about Very Heavy Topics

General rating: ★★★☆ Diversity rating: ★★★★ (POC, LGBT+: gay, drag queen (does that count??), minority: native American, disability/disorder: OCD) The Agony of Bun O’Keefe by Heather Smith is, I believe, a middle grade contemporary. It tells the story of fourteen-year-old Bun, who is one of the most interesting characters I’ve ever read about. The book is… Continue reading Review: The Agony Of Bun O’Keefe: Very Diverse Middle Grade about Very Heavy Topics

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Finding The Phoenix: Dark, Magical & (too?) Complex

Finding The Phoenix is the first book in The Celestial Talisman series, which is a dark adult (urban) fantasy series. I did not know it was an adult series, but I think it is a good read for YA fans as well. Finding The Phoenix by Caitlin O'Conner Heaven has no memory of dying, except… Continue reading Finding The Phoenix: Dark, Magical & (too?) Complex

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Review: The Color Project: Adorable and Heartbreaking

This book is so cute it'll make you smile all the way through (well, almost, the time you don't spend smiling, you spend crying). General rating: ★★★★☆ Diversity rating: ☆ (There were some POC characters but not major) The Color Project by Sierra Abrams Bernice Aurora Wescott has one thing she doesn't want anyone to know: her… Continue reading Review: The Color Project: Adorable and Heartbreaking

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Sovereign: The Transgender Superhero is Back! #ownvoices

A couple of months ago I reviewed Dreadnought, which is the first installment in the Nemesis series. I don't know whether this is going to be a trilogy or a full-blown long series, but it doesn't state it anywhere so we'll see, I guess. I was lucky enough to get a free copy of Dreadnought… Continue reading Sovereign: The Transgender Superhero is Back! #ownvoices

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Review: None Of The Above: Questions Gender Norms, while being Fun and Enjoyable.

In this YA contemporary, I. W. Gregorio makes you think about gender norms and what it means to not fit in those. It's an engaging read, with a strong message. What if everything you knew about yourself changed in an instant? When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her… Continue reading Review: None Of The Above: Questions Gender Norms, while being Fun and Enjoyable.

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Review: The Way Back Home : An Incredibly Rude Main Character that does Incredibly Stupid Sh*t

General Rating: ★ Diversity rating: ★★ (LGBT+: transgender; mental illness: alzheimer's) (sorry for the cursing in the title but let me tell you, this book deserves much worse than that) The Way Back Home is a story about a girl whose grandmother with Alzheimer's is sent to a care home. And since you're reading this review and I'm… Continue reading Review: The Way Back Home : An Incredibly Rude Main Character that does Incredibly Stupid Sh*t