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Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson – A Book Review

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson is a young adult fantasy re-telling of the Peter Pan story, originally written by J.M. Barrie. Told from the perspective of a tiny faerie named Tinker Belle, the book is about a young adolescent Indigenous girl named Tiger Lily. Viewed as an outcast, Tiger Lily is a very lonely…… Continue reading Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson – A Book Review

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Weekend Reads #5 & Life Update!

Wishing everyone another happy Friday! I hope your weekends are good and filled with things that make you smile. Today, in addition to sharing some of the books that I plan on reading over the weekend and into next week, I hope to bring you tidings of what’s been happening in this biblio-blogger’s life. Most…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #5 & Life Update!

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Ash by Malinda Lo – A Book Review

Ash by Malinda Lo is a young adult fantasy novel that is a re-telling of the Cinderella fairy tale. It follows a young girl named Ash. When her father passes away, she’s left in the care of her new stepmother, who is very cruel to her. Consumed with in a shroud of grief and loneliness,…… Continue reading Ash by Malinda Lo – A Book Review

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#Unhaulathon 2017 TBR

Since July was a fantastic reading month for me, thanks to a ton of fun of readathons, I figured it would be cool to start off my August with another reading event, especially one that is very low-key and kicked-back. The Unhaulathon is hosted by @reading__addict @booknookbritt & @dylanthereader5, over on Twitter. It’s taking place from…… Continue reading #Unhaulathon 2017 TBR

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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – A Book Review

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir arrived in my mailbox last year, but I always felt hesitant with picking it up due to the hype surrounding it. In my experience, when a book (or anything really), has a huge boom in popularity, I tend to stray away from it becuse I don’t want…… Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – A Book Review

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God Smites & Other Muslim Girl Problems by Ishara Deen – A Book Review

Before I jump into this review, I must confess that I’ve had this book for a while now. It was sent to me by the absolutely delightful Ishara Deen, but due to health battles and other circumstances, I haven’t been able to pick it up until this past week. In a way, I’m happy that…… Continue reading God Smites & Other Muslim Girl Problems by Ishara Deen – A Book Review

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Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed – A Book Review

My second book has been completed for the Ramadan Readathon that’s happening for the month of June, and I must say that I was very surprised by it; some of it good, but mostly not so great. Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed is an #OwnVoices Pakistani, Islamic literature novel within the young adult…… Continue reading Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed – A Book Review