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April’s Book Haul is a very special book haul. Not only is it my first Book Haul post, but it’s the one that encompasses all the AMAZING ARCs and books I got from both the LA Times Festival of Books and YALLWEST. I won’t be buying books for a couple months (okay lie, but I’ll buy …

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❈ I received an ARC of The Love Interest from Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group in exchange for a review ❈ Title: The Love Interest Author: Cale Dietrich Publication Date: May 16th 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Thriller, LGBT Pages: 384 Synopsis: There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people …

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme that was created by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. Each week, you share three diverse books: one that you have read and enjoyed, a released diverse book that you have not read, and one that has not yet been released. Check out the announcement post here for more …

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Welcome to Trope Tuesdays, a meme/series created by yours truly. Every Tuesday, the goal is to discuss, define, and explain one trope that you feel any range of emotion for, and then give your verdict on the trope. The trope can be one you dislike, love, feel indifference or annoyance towards, ones you think are problematic, or those tropes …

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I haven’t been to the LA Times Festival of Books since I was a kid when it was still hosted on the UCLA campus. I was ecstatic for the chance to go again, especially because I actually appreciate books events considering I’m a book blogger now. Despite having a nasty cold on both days of the event, …

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme that was created by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. Each week, you share three diverse books: one that you have read and enjoyed, a released diverse book that you have not read, and one that has not yet been released. Check out the announcement post here for more …

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Title: The Upside of Unrequited  Author: Becky Albertalli Release Date: April 11th 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 338 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful. …

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Welcome to Trope Tuesdays, a meme/series created by yours truly. Every Tuesday, the goal is to discuss, define, and explain one trope that you feel any range of emotion for, and then give your verdict on the trope. The trope can be one you dislike, love, feel indifference or annoyance towards, ones you think are problematic, or those tropes …

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❈ I received an ARC of Feels Like Summer from the author in exchange for a review ❈ Title: Feels Like Summer (Summer Storm #2) Author: Six de los Reyes Publication Date: April 12th 2017 Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance Pages: 251 Synopsis: Five-minute girlfriend. That’s what Jett signs up for when she meets Adrian and his …

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme that was created by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. Each week, you share three diverse books: one that you have read and enjoyed, a released diverse book that you have not read, and one that has not yet been released. Check out the announcement post here for more …

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