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Review: The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death…… Continue reading Review: The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

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ARC Review: Piecing Me Together – Renée Watson

Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she’s ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has: every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she feels like an outsider, but…… Continue reading ARC Review: Piecing Me Together – Renée Watson

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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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Review: Six of Crows Duology – Leigh Bardugo

Hello everyone! Today, I’ll be reviewing another duology namely the Six of Crows duology! I’ll be giving separate ratings and writing separate reviews, but will also write how I felt about the series on the whole. Thus, if you want to, you can just read the first review of the first book, if you don’t…… Continue reading Review: Six of Crows Duology – Leigh Bardugo

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Review: Weil wir längst woanders sind – Rasha Khayat

The blurb for Weil wir längst woanders sind was intriguing. A story about a brother trying to understand his sister after growing apart. A story centered on knowing who you are. It’s #ownvoices for Saudia Arabian, German, and multiracial representation. The multiracial representation felt spot-on. I am not Saudia-Arabian German like Basil and his sister,…… Continue reading Review: Weil wir längst woanders sind – Rasha Khayat

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Review: The Good Immigrant – edited by Nikesh Shukla

The Good Immigrant is a collection of 21 short stories by different people of colour from the UK. I decided to read it because I thought it would be interesting to see how other POC feel in a majority-white country. This book is #ownvoices. Let’s talk about the title. It’s great and sarcastic. For me, it…… Continue reading Review: The Good Immigrant – edited by Nikesh Shukla

German Diverse Books · Reviews

Review: The Village Indian – Abbas Khider

The Village Indian is written by Abbas Khider. I had heard about the author while researching for my German Diverse Books project. He was a refugee and is living in Berlin at the moment. While planning my TBR for Asian Lit Bingo, I decided to read one of his books for the Asian Refugee MC…… Continue reading Review: The Village Indian – Abbas Khider

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Review: A Love That Disturbs – Medeia Sharif

I chose A Love That Disturbs because I wanted to read an f/f romance and I liked the sound of the blurb. Maysa, a Muslim girl, starts to feel attraction for Haydee, the new girl in school. Maysa’s friends don’t approve of her friendship with Haydee and try to convince Maysa to ignore the new…… Continue reading Review: A Love That Disturbs – Medeia Sharif