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2 #BookReviews for Black History Month Reads: The Hate U Give, The Nickel Boys #the52bookclub2021 #LibraryLoveChallenge

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The Hate U Give (The Hate U Give #1) by Angie Thomas, Bahni Turpin (Narrator)

Published February 28th 2017 by Balzer + Bray, Harperaudio

5 Stars:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson #BookReview #The52BookClub2021 #LibraryLoveChallenge

Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Published August 28th 2014 by Nancy Paulsen Books

5 Stars: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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The Cousins by Karen M. McManus #BookReview #LibraryLoveChallenge

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The Cousins by Karen M. McManus, Narrated by Sarah Skaer, Kate Reinderes, David Garelik and Julia Whelan

Published December 1st 2020 by Delacorte Press, Listening Library

3.5 Stars:

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Two YA Books that Everyone Needs to Read: Dear Martin, Dear Justyce by Nic Stone #BookReview #LibraryLoveChallenge

I read Dear Martin in 2020 and needed to read Dear Justyce as well. For those of you who don’t know much about me, I am a 60 something, white woman who knew that racism was alive and well, but didn’t realize or understand exactly what people meant by “White Privilege”. Reading these two books certainly opened my eyes and peeled away the blinders. I definitely recommend that these books be read by anyone and everyone, especially in high schools.

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Cress by Marissa Meyer, #AudiobookReview #the52bookclub2021 @OnceUponAGrim #LibraryLoveChallenge

Cress by Marissa Meyer, Narrated by Rebecca Sole

5 Stars: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

It has been awhile since I read the first two books in this series, but this was a group book from a challenge, so I grabbed the audiobook from the library and thoroughly enjoyed it, even though it was a long one. I have to say that the cover of the audiobook is not my favourite. I love the cover of the hardcover book, but fortunately, I was listening and not looking.

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Asbury High and the MisTaken Identities by Kelly Brady Channick, #BookReview #giveaway

Welcome to my stop on the Blog Tour for Asbury High and the MisTaken Identities. I have enjoyed the first two books in this series, so wanted the opportunity to see what “the gang” got up to in this third outing. Scroll down for my review, a character guest post and a rafflecopter giveaway. Then visit some of the other stops to learn more about this book and series. Continue reading “Asbury High and the MisTaken Identities by Kelly Brady Channick, #BookReview #giveaway”

Asbury High and the Parcels of Poison by Kelly Brady Channick, #BookReview, #Giveaway

I am happy to welcome you to my stop on the blog tour for Asbury High and the Parcels of Poison: Asbury High YA Cozy Mystery Series by Kelly Brady Channick. Scroll down for my review, to see what other blogs are participating and to enter the giveaway for a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card.

Asbury High and the Parcels of Poison (#2 Asbury High YA Cozy Mystery Series) by Kelly Brady Channick

Published May 24, 2020 by Purple Milk Publishing

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Happy Publication Day: As The Stars Fall by Steve N. Lee #BookReview

Happy Publication Day to Steve N. Lee. Today As the Stars Fall is being published. If you enjoy books by W. Bruce Cameron (i.e. A Dog’s Purpose), you will love this one. And for now, it is only $0.99 on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

As The Stars Fall by Steve N. Lee

Published: August 25th 2020 by Blue Zoo

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What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin

 

What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin 

Expected publication: June 23rd 2020 by Wednesday Books

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