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Review: The Upside of Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because 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.…… Continue reading Review: The Upside of Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

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ARC Review: What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office…… Continue reading ARC Review: What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

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ARC Review: The Spy with the Red Balloon – Katherine Locke

In a nuclear arms race, you’d use anything for an edge. Even magic. Ilse and Wolf Klein bear many secrets. Genius Ilse is unsure if her parents will ever accept her love of physics. Her brother Wolf strives for a quiet life, though he worries that there’s no place in the world for people like…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Spy with the Red Balloon – Katherine Locke

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Review: Tales from Perach – Shira Glassman

Seven queer fantasy shorts set in the tropical Jewish world of the Mangoverse novels. “Your Name is Love” An energetic royal guard takes her artist wife on a scavenger hunt around the city so she can stop having artist’s block about the lesbian graphic novel she’s supposed to make for the queen. “No Whining” Trans…… Continue reading Review: Tales from Perach – Shira Glassman

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Review: Jasmine Falling – Shereen Malherbe

When Jasmine’s mother dies inside their English mansion, hope comes in the form of her multi-million pound inheritance. But with her inheritance threatened, Jasmine is left to contemplate a future she does not know how to live. Jasmine has only ten days to uncover the circumstances of her father’s decade long disappearance before her fortune…… Continue reading Review: Jasmine Falling – Shereen Malherbe

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ARC Review: A Bunch of Jews (and other stuff) – Max B. Perlson & Trina Robbins

A Bunch of Jews (A Minyen Yidn) is a collection of stories written in Yiddish in the 1930s adapted to an English graphic novel by Trina Robbins and a collection of artists including Willy Mendes, Steve Leialoha, Shary Flenniken, Eve Furchgott, Miriam Katin, Miriam Libicki, Sarah Glidden, Anne Timmons, Robert Triptow, Jen Vaughn, Elizabeth Watasin,…… Continue reading ARC Review: A Bunch of Jews (and other stuff) – Max B. Perlson & Trina Robbins

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ARC Review: A Change Is Gonna Come – Anthology

Featuring top Young Adult authors alongside a host of exciting new talent, this anthology of stories and poetry from BAME writers on the theme of change is a long-overdue addition to the YA scene. Contributors include Tanya Byrne, Inua Ellams, Catherine Johnson, Patrice Lawrence, Ayisha Malik, Irfan Master, Musa Okwonga and Nikesh Shukla. Plus introducing…… Continue reading ARC Review: A Change Is Gonna Come – Anthology

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #6

My blog focusses on diverse books, so quite obviously I’ve fallen in love with this blog meme. Check out #DiversityThursday on Twitter and other social media to stay up-to-date with diverse books. For a detailed explanation about Diversity Spotlight Thursday, look up the host’s (Aimal) introductory blog post: Blog Meme Announcement: Diversity Spotlight Thursday. Meme summary:…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #6