Book Review: “Lucky Boy” by Shanthi Sekaran

Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran (2017) Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 480 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Solimar Castro Valdez is eighteen and dazed with optimism when she embarks on a perilous journey across the US/Mexican border. Weeks later she arrives on her cousin’s doorstep in Berkeley, CA, dazed by first love found then lost, and pregnant. […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Diverse Beach Reads!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke And The Bookish. For more info on how to participate in this weekly post or future topics click here. This week’s topics is a Summer Reads Freebie since Memorial Day is this weekend. I chose to share my top 10 Diverse Beach Read Recommendations. For […]

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Booktube Bites: The Real Housewives of Jane Austen

Booktube Bites is a bi-weekly segment in which I spotlight cool bookish videos on the internet. I will discuss some entertaining videos and Booktubers which you can check out. Feel free to participate as well, and send in your own recommendations of videos you would like spotlighted. Today’s Video: The Real Housewives of Jane Austen Found At: PlayingwFireFilms […]

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Book Review: “An Extraordinary Union” (Loyal League #1) by Alyssa Cole

An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League) by Alyssa Cole (2017) Genre: Fiction, Historical, Romance Page Length: 263 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South—to spy for the Union […]

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Top TV Shows Based Off of Books Pt.2

Hello everyone! I am back with a brand new list of book to TV adaptations. It’s been a while since I’ve done a list such as this and since more adaptations keep popping up by the numbers I couldn’t resist compiling a new list. To see part one, click here. The 100 The 100 follows a […]

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Book Review: “The Path to Dawn”(Opal Charm, #1) by Miri Castor

Opal Charm: The Path to Dawn (Volume 1) by Miri Castor (2016) Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Middle Grade/YA Page Length: 408 pages (electronic copy) Synopsis: Opal is a young girl living in Dewdrop, a bustling suburb southeast of New York. Life is a constant struggle for her, until she befriends newcomer, Hope Adaire. With the girls’ friendship […]

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Book Tag Thursday: Diverse 8 Tag

Welcome to my segment where I find awesome book tags throughout the vast, wide inter-webs made by lovely bloggers like you! I’ll hope you’ll have fun and participate with me as well! (You are also free to use the picture if you’d like, just credit me.) Today’s Topic: Diverse 8 Tag Found On: What The Log Created by: Claribel […]

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Book Review: “Bone & Bread” by Saleema Nawaz

“Bone and Bread” by Saleema Nawaz (2013) Genre: Fiction Page Length: 456 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Beena and Sadhana are sisters who share a bond that could only have been shaped by the most unusual of childhoods — and by shared tragedy. Orphaned as teenagers, they have grown up under the exasperated watch of their Sikh […]

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Booktube Bites: Comic Book Shop

Booktube Bites is a bi-weekly segment in which I spotlight cool bookish videos on the internet. I will discuss some entertaining videos and Booktubers which you can check out. Feel free to participate as well, and send in your own recommendations of videos you would like spotlighted. Today’s Video: Comic Book Shop [Thrift Shop Parody] Found At: DragonCon […]

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