Book Review: “Amina’s Voice” by Hena Khan

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan (2017) Genre: Middle Grade, Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 208 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family’s vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this sweet and moving middle grade novel from the award-winning author of It’s […]

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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: “The Reader” (Sea of Ink and Gold #1) by Traci Chee

“The Reader” (Sea of Ink and Gold #1) by Traci Chee (2016) Genre: YA, Fantasy, Adventure Page Length: 442 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: Sefia lives her life on the run. After her father is viciously murdered, she flees to the forest with her aunt Nin, the only person left she can trust. They survive in […]

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Lore Lush Publishing is Open For Submissions!

Hello everyone! I’m honored to have the honor to spotlight Lore Lush Publishing on my blog today! Lore Lush is digital-first publisher of diverse fiction and is currently looking for writers to submit  their stories. If you are a writer yourself, or know someone who is interested please pass this news along! Check out the […]

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Author Interview With Abda Khan of “Stained”

Hello everyone! Today I want to welcome you all to Abda Khan, who is a lawyer and writer from England. I got the opportunity to have a wonderful Q&A session where we talked about her debut novel Stained as well as her writing process!   Synopsis: The novel revolves around an 18-year British Pakistani girl, Selina, who is raped […]

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Book Review: “Gabi, a Girl in Pieces” by Isabel Quintero

  “Gabi, a Girl in Pieces” by YA, Fiction, Contemporary (2014) Genre: YA, Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 284 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: Gabi Hernandez chronicles her last year in high school in her diary: college applications, Cindy’s pregnancy, Sebastian’s coming out, the cute boys, her father’s meth habit, and the food she craves. And best of […]

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Author Interview With Sam Reed of “Fair To Hope”

Synopsis: Every day two groups secretly war for control of souls; a war that fuels the chosen for the Final Battle. A destined death-fight between best friends for the last soul and the fate of the world. Velma had lived two lives; her first as a former foster kid abandoned by her parents, her second as […]

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Book Review: “Radiance of Tommorow” Ishmael Beah

“Radiance of Tommorow” by Ishmael Beah (2015) Genre: Fiction, Cultural Page Length: 272 pages (paperback edition) Synopsis: At the center of Radiance of Tomorrow are Benjamin and Bockarie, two longtime friends who return to their hometown, Imperi, after the civil war. The village is in ruins, the ground covered in bones. As more villagers begin to come back, Benjamin and Bockarie […]

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Book Review: “Labyrinth Lost” (Brooklyn Brujas #1) by Zoraida Córdova

“Labyrinth Lost” (Brooklyn Brujas #1) by Zoraida Córdova (2016) Genre: Fantasy, YA, Fiction Page Length: 336 pages (electronic review copy) Synopsis: Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. I fall to my knees. Shattered glass, melted candles and the outline of scorched feathers are all that surround me. Every single person […]

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Book Review: “Saving Montgomery Sole” by Mariko Tamaki

“Saving Montgomery Sole” by Mariko Tamaki (2016) Genre: YA, Fiction, Contemporary Page Length: 228 pages (hardcover edition) Synopsis: In sight not see black light not be This is the curious instruction that comes with the Eye of Know, the possibly powerful crystal amulet that Montgomery Sole buys online for $5.99. It’s also the next topic […]

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