*The book discussed in this post was gifted by the publisher
When you see a book that just looks incredibly gay and cute, is there any reason not to pick it up, really? I am ALWAYS here for an LGBTQ+ romance, or any LGBTQ+ books. So when We Are Totally Normal was pitched to me, i knew i had to learn about Nandan and Dave and their awkward teenagerhood.
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*The book discussed in this post was gifted by the publisher.
There are very few books in the YA circle that talk about male appearence, body dismorphia and the feelings that come in to that. The New David Espinoza has shone some light on to the missing link in YA, and has done it in the best way possible.
Continue reading “The New David Espinoza by Fred Aceves”
Hi everyone! I’m Lois from Lois Reads Books and I’m taking over The Little Contemporary Corner today. Whilst lockdown has been happening Sarah and I wanted a pick-me-up. This came in the form of The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper. This post is going to be my review of the book and you can pop over to my blog to see Sarah’s review very soon!
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*The book discussed in this post was gifted by Penguin.
When i got the email about Last Lesson by debut author, James Goodhand, i felt like the description pulled me in instantly. It contained a lot of my buzzwords and i was so excited to get my hands on a copy of it, to explore the world of mental health in teenagers.
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[This book was gifted by Harper 360 – Released 21st January 2020]
Not So Pure and Simple is a book that i was really excited about being released in 2020. I’ve had a proof copy for a couple of months and finally got around to reading it before its release, i read it, i absolutely loved it.
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In light of recent events and news articles (the specifics are not something i’m going to be going in to in this post), i wanted to talk a little about about the separation between an author and their books. If we should have that divide, if it’s morally right or if anyone even wants to.
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I’d first heard of Rosie Loves Jack at YALC last year, where Osborne publishing were pushing the release of it. I had hyped it up a lot since i’d heard some pretty great things, along with the amount of backing it had for a new author and contemporary novel. I sort of wish i hadn’t hyped it up in my head as much as i did.
Continue reading “Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon – Blogtober”